Proposed bylaws amendments and new award

In early September, the executive committee will ask Section members to approve three amendments to the Genetics Section bylaws. Two of these are “house keeping” amendments in that they formalize standing committees for the Section’s established awards (James E. Wright graduate award and Stevan Phelps memorial award). The third amendment creates a standing committee for... Read More

HaMAR Process In Final Stages

AFS Fish Culture Section President Jesse Trushenski has announced that the AFS Hatcheries and Management of Aquatic Resources (HaMAR) process is now essentially complete, and the guidance document has been approved by the AFS Governing Board. A summary of the committee’s findings will be published in an upcoming issue of “Fisheries.” A special thanks to... Read More

Genetics Section Officer Elections

It’s time for Genetics Section members to elect officers for the 2014-2016 term. In addition to President, President-elect, and Secretary-Treasurer, a member-at-large will be elected this year to participate on the committee for the newly instituted Hall of Excellence. To obtain a ballot or if you have questions or special considerations, please contact Bill Templin... Read More

Student Subsection Executive Committee elections

A reminder to vote in the Student Subsection Executive Committee officer elections by 15 August 2014! See the new August 2014 Genetics Section Newsletter for candidate profiles. Click (link removed) to cast your vote. If you have any questions, concerns, or comments, contact Dan Dembkowski at Read More