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January Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes January 8, 2021 Attendees: Kayla, Paul, Tiffany, Rebecca, Chelsea Introductions Update on filling volunteer positions (COC, Resource Policy, ESAB) COC: Chelsea Myles-McBurney, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Discussion of COC priorities Social media: Facebook and twitter accounts Ideas: member highlights, interesting new technology/papers, Fisheries... Read More

Inter-Tribal Monitoring Data Project Coordinator, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) is looking to hire a Project Coordinator for the Inter-Tribal Monitoring Data Project that supports fishery data management for four Columbia River Treaty Tribes. The position description can be accessed here: Inter-Tribal Monitoring Data Project Coordinator Please note, that the recruitment period for this position closes on January... 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

November Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes November 13, 2020   Attendees: Kayla, Paul, Tiffany Virtual Annual Meeting reflection/discussion FITS-related symposia Letter of appreciation and shout out in newsletter and social media (Paul) Vendors/CFTC Need Volunteers to help recruit vendor and encourage product reviews (Kayla) FITS Volunteers needed Reach out to student... Read More

Missed the Symposium? Here’s what you missed in “Merging Data Science and Fisheries and Aquatic Science to Solve Big Problems”

The FITS-sponsored symposium organized by Daniel Weaver and Paul Venturelli drew ten quality presentations at the AFS Virtual Annual Meeting. Many thanks to our organizers for making this happen in such a chaotic meeting year, and many thanks to our speakers for contributing to this great collection of papers!! You can read the abstracts here... 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