Looking for ESAB representatives for SD and NCD

The Electronic Services Advisory Board is looking for you! The Board is a member-led committee that serves the Society by communicating member needs for all things “electronic” to AFS leadership and staff.  Electronic services include online access to journals, members-only profiles and services, continuing education, email communications, basically anything served online.  Your role on the... Read More

FITS Welcomes New Communications and Outreach Coordinator

The officers and members would like to welcome Sarah Grasty as our new Communications and Outreach Coordinator! We are all looking forward to getting to work with and know Sarah better. Below she tells us a little bit about herself. My name is Sarah Grasty and I am currently a senior biological scientist on a... Read More

Conference Call

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

FITS seeking new Communications and Outreach Coordinator

FITS is seeking a new Communications and Outreach Coordinator. This person is an appointed officer of the Section. We are looking for a motivated and interested individual, but no prior experience is necessary. If you are interested and want to discuss the position, please contact Julie Defilippi Simpson at Description of Position from Bylaws... Read More

Conference Call

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

FITS Has a New Website!

Check out the new website for the Fisheries Information and Technology Section at! This site doesn’t just come with a new look, but with many new features to help members connect with each other, discuss tech questions and solutions, and post news or requests for information.  New ways for you to get involved include: You... Read More