Northeastern Division

The Northeastern Division has over 15 chapter units

About the Northeastern Division of the American Fisheries Society

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The Northeastern Division (NED) is one of four geographic subdivisions of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) within North America.

The mission of the Division is to:

  • advance the conservation, development and wise use of fishery resources for optimum use and enjoyment by all,
  • gather and disseminate information on fisheries science and management, and
  • promote and evaluate the educational, scientific and technical aspects of the fisheries profession.

The Chapters:


Annual Meeting

The Northeastern Division Business Meeting is held annually, and has historically been held in conjunction with the Northeast Fish and Wildlife Conference.

The Officers:


John E. Cooper
Cooper Environmental Research
1444 Co RT 23 Constantia, NY 13044
(315) 623-9694


Kristen H. Ferry
NOAA Restoration Center
55 Great Republic Drive
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 281-9179

First Vice-President

Jason Vokoun
Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Center
University of Connecticut
Phone: 860-486-0141


Chris Millard
Tetra Tech | Complex World
400 Red Brook Blvd., Suite 200
Owings Mills, MD, 21117
(410) 356-8993

Jim Armstrong
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council
Suite 201800 - N. State St
Dover, Delaware 19901
(302) 526-5250

Click to visit the official site of The AFS Northeastern Division