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AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes December 11 2018 Officer and Committee Reports (Kayla, Rebecca, Julie, Paul, Guest: Steve Kambouris) Rebecca ESAB Procedures update Membership Services Survey being analyzed Julie Communication Committee-Strategic communications among AFS Formulating Procedures Brand Revitalization-membership survey ~1600 responses Communications position: One person from every division, Section representatives:... Read More

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AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes October 12, 2018 Agenda Officer Reports Committee Reports Communications Update Need for photo cloud storage? Did we shut down afsfits@gmail.com? Sarah will manage but need to find login Could keep as document storage and photosharing Sarah would like to update the website but needs input on... Read More

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AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes July 27, 2018   Attendees: Julie, Kayla Officer Reports President President-elect Secretary-Treasurer Deposit of membership dues Past-President Communications Coordinator Grasty Updates Working on OFWIM poster, anticipate final draft by end of August Completed a flyer advertising FITS for distribution/posting at the annual meeting in August... Read More

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Executive Committee Meeting Minutes 9:00 am Central, May 18, 2018 Attendees: Rebecca, Julie, Kayla Officer Reports President: Rebecca Thank you to fellow ExCom for maintaining communication within the ExCom and with the membership, posting updates on policy and responding to email requests/discussions representing FITS. I could not do it without you!!! President-elect: Paul Paul was... Read More

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AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes March 16, 2018   Attendees: Kayla, Rebecca, Julie, Paul Officer Reports President (Rebecca) Secretary-Treasurer (Kayla) 2017 Annual Report Expenses/Income Time series (see below) Membership Currently at 395 Taxes have been filed Software proceeds for 2018 7273.20(all FAMS-64) Committee Updates ESAB (Rebecca) Putting together membership services... Read More

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AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes January 19, 2018   Attendees: Kayla, Rebecca, Julie, Paul Officer Reports President (Rebecca) We are currently trying to use new website forum. You should be able to subscribe to a forum and reply via email, but not sure if this function is working. This is... Read More

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Attendees: Kayla, Paul, Rebecca Topics: Committee updates Electronic Services Advisory Board: -Website redo mostly esthetics and organizational. The website is really successful, but membership side still has issues. These issues are top priority this year. Will be surveying members in early 2018 for feedback. (Paul): not easy to change earlier career status to profession status,... Read More

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Attendees: Kayla, Adam (Guest), Paul, Rebecca, Julie Topics: Sonar Software Request – Adam Kaeser: Adam Kaeser (Guest): At the Tampa meeting, Dan Buscombe presented on PyHum, a program that processes sonar data and classification substrate types within the sonar imagery. This is a big advancement for this field as the feature classification is currently done... Read More

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AFS Fisheries Information & Technology Section Executive Committee Conference Call June 8, 2017 11:00 – 11: EST   Julie Defilippi Simpson Jodi Whittier Andy Loftus Nick Sievert Jeff Ojala     Elections Update Julie- Election email has gone out. Got surveymonkey access from AFS so we didn’t have to use Andy’s account Nick will conduct... Read More

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AFS Fisheries Information & Technology Section Executive Committee Conference Call May 18, 2017 11:00 – 11:45 EST   Julie Defilippi Simpson Jodi Whittier Jeff Kopaska Andy Loftus Nick Sievert Rebecca Krogman     Annual Meeting Support Request from Parent Society Julie- Section Meeting Julie- How many attendees do we expect, how should we arrange furniture... Read More