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Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 12/8/2016 10:00am-11:00am Central   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Simpson Nick Sievert Andy Loftus Thom Litts Jeff Kopaksa Rebecca Krogman   Discussion: Andy- In contact with USGS about migrating MARIS, found an affordable hosting service so this process is progressing. Website Discussion Julie- Discussed last month and on communication committee call. Branding is... Read More

Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 11/3/2016 10:00am-10:50am Central   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Andy Loftus Nick Sievert Thom Litts Jeff Kopaska   Discussion: Nick provides dues information Dues Reimbursement: Jan 1- Dec 31 Renewal Period: Sep 1-August 31 So using the most recent year as an example our membership roster (if we looked at the list through... Read More

Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 10/6/2016 10:00am-11:08 Central   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Nick Sievert Rebecca Krogman Andy Loftus Thom Litts Jeff Ojala Julie Claussen Jodi Whittier   Discussion: Science Communication Section Overview from Julie C: Initial discussion was to make sure it wouldn’t step on toes and would complement existing efforts Science communication is a really... Read More

2016 Business Meeting

The Fisheries Information and Technology Section has had another great year thanks to our wonderful membership. Please join us in recapping the activities of 2015-2016 and planning for another great year. We look forward to continuing to provide our membership, the Society, and all fisheries professionals with guidance in navigating the technological and information aspects... Read More

Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 7/14/2016 11:00am-EST   Attendees: Julie Defilippi Rebecca Krogman Nick Sievert Thom Litts   Discussion: Annual Section Meeting 2015 full report is ready to go Revised agenda for 2016 will be sent to the Executive Committee for review Julie/Nick will send out meeting materials to all current members with a meeting announcement.... Read More

Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 4/14/2016 10:00am-   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Nick Sievert Jodi Whittier Andy Loftus Thom Litts Jeff Kopaska   Discussion: Drupal Gardens Going out of Business-Julie Website can be migrated to another webhosting platform (Bluehost is an alternative we can migrate to). Do we want to migrate to bluehost or move in another... Read More

Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 3/10/2016 10:00am-11:24 CST (call continued after secretary had to disconnect).   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Jeff Kopaska Andy Loftus Nicole Eiden Nick Sievert Rebecca Krogman   Discussion: Julie- AIFRB symposium, FITS donated $200, we will get to host the materials on our website. FAMS Loan Andy pointed out that we need to... Read More

Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 2/11/2016 10:00am-11:24 CST (call continued after secretary had to disconnect).   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Jeff Kopaska Jeff Ojala Andy Loftus Nicole Eiden Nick Sievert Rebecca Krogman Jodi Whittier   Discussion: Announcement Email (Jeff O) 4 Items Should we do a newsletter?-Jeff Probably want to get this out asap, might not be... Read More

Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 1/14/2016 10:00am- CST.   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Jeff Kopaska Nick Sievert Rebecca Krogman   Discussion: Article Julie and Andy will be adding onto the article and sending back to Jodi to merge changes together. Solicit feedback from membership (announcement email or newsletter) Emily Grandstaff-Using databases on amazon cloud services? Any information... Read More

Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 12/10/2015 10:00am- 10:45am CST.   Attendees: Julie Defilippi Thom Litts Rebecca Krogman Nick Sievert Jeff Ojala   Discussion: 1: Website and Portal Update Julie- Update about website and membership portal Concern-Secure.fisheries.org none of it is working. Trying to arrange a way for ESAB folks can have a webinar to deal with... Read More