The Membership Committee maintains or increases Society membership and recommends appropriate measures to attract new members and retain existing members. It monitors attitudes of members toward the Society by means of surveys, correspondence, and other avenues of communication. It recommends programs to address membership professional needs and problems.
The Membership Committee is composed of up to nine members with staggered two-year terms; half of whom are appointed by each new AFS President who designates the Chair from among the Committee. Members will include the AFS First Vice-President, Second Vice-President, President-Elect, and Chairs of Division Membership Committees. All members of this Committee are voting members with the exception of the AFS President and staff.
2015-2016 Membership Committee Members
Research Fisheries Biologist
U.S. Geological Survey
National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center
North Central Division Representative
Advanced Ecological Management, LLC.
Reed City, MI
Northeastern Division Representative
University of Connecticut
Southern Division Representative
Michael S. Allen
University of florida
Western Division Representative
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT
Steve L. McMullin
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Oklahoma State University
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service