Call for Nominations for Chapter Officers! Renew Your Membership!
AFS Cal-Neva Newsblast
18 April 2019
Take charge of your fisheries future - Call for Officer Nominations! By May 15

Do you want to boost your career? Grow your leadership skills? Expand your network? Gain satisfaction in contributing to fisheries? Make friends and eat sushi?
Then take charge of your fisheries future!  Consider nominating yourself (or another Cal-Neva AFS member) for a position as a Chapter officer. We have 2 positions up for election. See the position duties here.
  • President - 3-year cycle (President-Elect, President, and Past President)
  • Treasurer - 2-year term
Officer benefits during term include registration fees waived for Chapter Annual Meetings and membership covered (if needed). For President, travel and registration covered for Western Division and Annual Society meetings, and Western Division leaders retreat. 
We meet monthly for Executive Committee meetings (followed by sushi!).
Schedule for elections is as follows:
  • Nominations will be accepted until May 15. Please send nominations to rswenson@esassoc.com. All nominees must be an active member of AFS. Nominees should submit:
    • Short candidate statement explaining their background and qualifications
    • Photo with the candidate statement
  • Candidate statements and voting instructions will be sent to the Chapter membership via email May 16.
  • Voting by electronic ballot will begin on June 15 and end on June 30.
  • New officers will assume their duties at the general membership meeting, which this year will be at the joint Annual Meeting with AFS-TWS on October 1, 2019.
If you have questions, please contact Ramona Swenson (Nominations and Bylaws Chair, 2016 President) or any current Officer

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If you have not yet renewed your AFS membership, now is the perfect time!

Members can save up to $200 on Annual Meeting registration. We encourage you to join to receive member prices. And remember to check off as a Cal-Neva member so you're connected to Chapter news. 
Do it today! Since membership is on the calendar year, there's no benefit for delay. Renew and take advantage of all the Society benefits now including online journals.

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