Call for Award Nominations TNAFS 2020

Award Nominations!

The Tennessee Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is seeking nominations for the Lifetime Achievement, Outstanding Fisheries Scientist, Distinguished Service, and Friends of Fisheries awards. Our membership is full of dedicated professionals, and it’s time to recognize them for their efforts. Please review the award criteria below and send nominations to Will Collier ( by January 31st. Applications should be limited to one page.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominee should either be retired or within five years of retirement and have had a long history of significant contributions.

Outstanding Fisheries Scientist

To be bestowed on the biologist in their early to mid-career for making significant contributions in the past year or over several years.

Distinguished Service Award

To be bestowed on individuals that served as a Chapter officer for more than five years or served the chapter as chair of a long-standing Chapter committee for more than five years.

Friends of Fisheries Award

This award shall be made to non-Chapter member(s) who have distinguished themselves by service or commitment to the Chapter or the fisheries resources of Tennessee.

Also, the Tennessee Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is soliciting nominations for the following Chapter officer positions: President-elect.

Here are the Forms:

Lifetime Achievement

Outstanding Fisheries Scientist

Distinguished Service

Friends of Fisheries