Education Subcommittee

The Education Subcommittee of the Board of Professional Certification approves or denies applications for professional certification with regard to educational requirements. It is their obligation to be fair and objective and to maintain the integrity of the process. They also strive to complete reviews in a timely manner. The subcommittee consists of five Certified Fisheries Professionals serving staggered three-year terms, one of whom is chair. The  Subcommittee also has at least one member from each Division, and all members are faculty members from colleges and universities at the time of appointment.

2018-2019 Education Subcommittee MEMBERS


Michael Colvin (Chair)

Mississippi State University

Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture

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Representing: Faculty; Southern Division

Term: Sept. 2018 – 2021


David G Argent

CA University PA

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Representing: Faculty; Northeastern Division

Term: Sept. 2018 – 2021


Melissa Wuellner

University of Nebraska-Kearney

Department of Biology

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Representing:  Faculty, North Central Division

Term: September 2018-2021


Frank J Rahel

University of Wyoming

Department of Zoology and Physiology

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Representing: Faculty, Western Division

Term:  October 2017-2020


Casey Williams

Valley City State University

Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences

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Representing: Faculty, North Central Division

Term:  November 2017-2020