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February 2023 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes                                                       February 14, 2023   Attendees: Kayla, Tiffany, Paul, Chelsea, Patrick   Old Business   Bylaws changes Secretary/treasurer split- Action item: Kayla will send draft to ExCom to review, and Tiffany will include in updates. 2023 President-elect election We received two highly qualified candidates Election... Read More

January 2023 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes                                                       January 12, 2023   Attendees: Kayla, Tiffany, Paul, Chelsea, Patrick   Old Business   Bylaws changes Conflict of Interest statement “The Center for Fisheries Technology shall be maintained by a committee of members from the Section (hereafter, Committee). All members are eligible to serve... Read More

FITS Election for President-Elect- Accepting Nominations

We want you to run for FITS President! Come join the vibrant team of leaders in FITS as we serve on the Governing Board of AFS, create exciting symposia, host advanced workshops, and award deserving individuals in the fisheries science profession.  The election for the position is planned for March.  The winner of the election... Read More

Water Quality Section seeking to elect Communication / technology Officer

The Water Quality Section (https://waterquality.fisheries.org/) recently voted to add an elected position devoted to technology and communication. Because technological aptitude is desirable, we encourage our colleagues in FITS to consider running. Below is the description of the position. Contact Paul Kusnierz, pkusnierz@alumni.nmu.edu. ‘Communications Officer: The Communications officer is responsible for facilitating regular communication with the... Read More

August 2022 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes August 15, 2022 Attendees: Kayla, Tiffany, Paul, Patrick Old Business AFS Spokane Symposium updates Full day of speakers for the “MacGyvering” symposium Scheduled for Monday Aug 21st in 302A –starting at 8am! Patrick will give intro and moderate first block of talks Tiffany will moderate... 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

Annual FITS Membership Giveaway! Congrats to the WINNERS!

FITS annual membership renewal giveway is a way for FITS to give back to it’s members by covering the renewal fee of a FITS section membership for the next year. Congratulations to our lucky winners who were randomly selected and notified last month. The following lucky members will receive an automatic Section renewal for 2022:... 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 (Rebecca.Krogman@dnr.iowa.gov) FITS Awards committee- Contact Kayla Key (kayla.key@tn.gov) This committee will manage the three following award programs: Partnership travel award https://units.fisheries.org/fits/awards-and-recognition/partnership-travel-award/ Two open... Read More