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Partnership Travel Award Open for Applications!

FITS is now accepting applicants for the Section’s Partnership Travel Award! Hurry, the application period is short! The Partnership Travel Award is provided up to twice annually (once/six-month period) to deserving FITS members who wish to represent the Section at another group’s meeting. The award is meant to encourage networking with others in fisheries and... Read More

AFS Baltimore registration giveaway for qualifying FITS members!

What does being a member of the Fisheries Information and Technology Section (FITS) get you? How about assistance attending the Annual Meeting?! This year, FITS is excited to cover Early Bird or Virtual registration for AFS Baltimore (6-10 November 2021) for 10 lucky FITS members who qualify as Students or Early Career Professional (https://fisheries.org/membership/types-of-membership/#student), and... Read More

Vote on Bylaw changes by Friday, May 10th @ 5pm!

Please vote on the following bylaw changes by Friday, 10 May 2021 at 5 pm eastern (link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdcEVqcspwbn119qocr5PrnPG0ho6k0dhWKmN-qZWivMUGS5A/viewform?usp=sf_link). These changes are intended to reduce the burden of service in years 1 and 6 by clearly specifying officer duties. Our full bylaws are here: https://units.fisheries.org/fits/about/history-and-bylaws/.  As per Article IX 1. A., a 2/3 majority of active... Read More

Please welcome our CFTC Volunteers!

The AFS’s Center for Fisheries Technology and Collaboration is growing weekly, thanks in large part to the hard work of our wonderful volunteers! Please let these folks know how much you appreciate their contributions next time you talk to them! Meet some of them by watching the slideshow. Here’s a full listing of our volunteers... Read More

Fisheries Data Analyst Opening

Yakama Nation Fisheries is an exciting and innovative employer working to restore salmon and other historically present species to the Yakama Nation’s territories throughout the Pacific Northwest. We are seeking a qualified individual to assist us in analyzing and reporting fisheries data through our https://yakamafish-nsn.gov/fish-data web site. The position is described fully below. Applications for... Read More

A holiday gift from FITS

Dear Members, We are excited to announce the first annual membership renewal giveway. Why? Because FITS the season for giving – and you can’t spell “gift” without FIT(s)! The following lucky members will receive an automatic Section renewal for 2021: Jae Abel, Santa Clara Valley Water District Aimee Aguilar, Oregon State Benjamin Americus, Oregon State... Read More

December Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes December 4, 2020 Attendees: Tiffany, Rebecca, Paul CFTC Development (Rebecca) Have a reasonable number and diversity of products. Can use this to send targeted letters to specific vendors. Rebecca to draft a letter Member volunteers to recruit vendors and encourage reviews (Kayla) Call to student... Read More

Link to FITS Business meeting Sept 17th 4-5pm EDT

One last reminder of our annual business meeting on Thursday, September 17th from 4-5pm! We hope to see you there! Link to the meeting: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/944560733 2020 FITS Business Meeting Agenda 2019 Reno FITS Business Meeting Minutes 2020 Secretary/Treasurer’s Report  Thank you, Your FITS ExCom Paul Venturelli, President Tiffany Hopper, President-Elect Rebecca Krogman, Past President Kayla Key,... Read More