FITS Update

VOTING IS OPEN!!! FITS Presidential Election

Voting is now open for the Fisheries Information & Technology Section Presidential position. We have two excellent candidates who are already highly involved in FITS, so please take a moment to read their short bios and visions for FITS, then place your vote. Voting will close on March 31st. CLICK HERE TO MEET CANDIDATES & ... Read More

FITS Business Meeting in Spokane- Tuesday 5:30 pm -Room 103

The Fisheries Information and Technology Section Annual Business Meeting is set for Tuesday Aug 23rd @ 5:30pm in the Conference Center Room 103. Please review the minutes from last year’s business meeting, this year’s business meeting agenda, and 2022 Secretary/ Treasurer Report. We will only cover highlights from these documents. Light refreshments will be provided. We look... Read More

FITS Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for FITS members who would like to get more involved and learn about FITS and AFS! List of Opportunities: Center for Fisheries Technology and Collaboration (CFTC)- Contact Rebecca Krogman ( FITS Awards committee- Contact Kayla Key ( This committee will manage the three following award programs: Partnership travel award Two open... 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 (, 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: 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:  As per Article IX 1. A., a 2/3 majority of active... 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