Membership Business

Editor-in-chief sought for Fisheries magazine

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) seeks a scientist with a broad perspective on fisheries to serve as editor-in-chief (EIC) of Fisheries magazine. Duties include: Work closely with AFS editorial office and editorial board, including assigning manuscripts to appropriate Editor and Science Editor; Help recruit and retain Editors and Science Editors, provide mentoring and guidance to... Read More

AFS Second Vice President Candidate Statement: Gary Whelan

AFS members: Please check your email for voting instructions. Voting closes April 29. BACKGROUND My journey into fisheries science is based on a passion for fish and fishing that comes from growing up in northeastern New Jersey during the 1960s and early 1970s, spending every available minute fishing and wandering around in rivers, lakes, and... Read More

2022 Society Diversity Survey

AFS is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our society and profession. As part of our commitment, we’re asking for AFS members to participate in the 2022 Society Diversity Survey. This survey is being administered by Western Washington University and is funded through the National Science Foundation’s LEAPS award (Leading Cultural Change through... Read More

American Fisheries Society Debuts New Logo

At the AFS Business Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, on November 9, 2021, we were proud to debut a new logo as we embark on our next 150 years. Elements of the new logo include: FISH: It is a generic fish that is in motion—a nod to our science that is always moving forward toward better... Read More

Miguel Garcia-Bermudez Elected Second Vice President of American Fisheries Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2021 Contact: Beth Beard E-mail: [email protected] Miguel Garcia-Bermudez Elected Second Vice President of American Fisheries Society (Bethesda, MD) – Miguel Garcia-Bermudez, Ph.D., Fish and Wildlife Administrator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Science Application Program (U.S. Caribbean), was elected Second Vice President of the American Fisheries Society (AFS). This vote... Read More