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Second Vice President Election Now Open

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) is conducting an election for Second Vice President for the coming year. All current members are eligible to participate. The election begins May 15, 2018 and closes June 15, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. The candidates for Second Vice President are Margaret Murphy and Leanne Roulson. Please see your email for voting... Read More

Candidate Q & A: Leanne Roulson

Note: Also see the official candidate statement. Voting will open on May 15. Check your email for voting instructions and note that only members who have renewed for 2018 are eligible to vote. With the 150th anniversary of AFS approaching, can you explain what the Society stands for now and how it should prepare itself to succeed... Read More

Candidate Q & A: Margaret Murphy

Note: Also see the official candidate statement. Voting will open on May 15. Check your email for voting instructions and note that only members who have renewed for 2018 are eligible to vote. With the 150th anniversary of AFS approaching, can you explain what the Society stands for now and how it should prepare itself to succeed... Read More

AFS Seeks Journal Editor

AFS seeks a scientist with a broad perspective on fisheries to serve as editor of our flagship journal Transactions of the American Fisheries Society (TAFS).  Editor must be committed to fast-paced deadlines, and would be appointed for a three-year renewable term. Duties include: Using the advice of associate editors and reviewers to make publication decisions... Read More

AFS Journals to Be Published by Wiley

The American Fisheries Society is pleased to announce that its suite of five journals and Fisheries magazine will be published by Wiley beginning in January 2018. The new agreement includes free online access to all AFS journals for AFS individual members. Members will continue to receive print copies of Fisheries as part of their membership benefits,... Read More