AFS 2019 Call for Award Nominations
The AFS Awards Committee is excited to announce the 2019 Call for Award Nominations!
This is your chance to give kudos to the professionals making a positive impact on the fisheries field. Submit your nominations today! The awards will be presented during the Reno-Tahoe Annual Meeting this fall.
2019 Awards:The awards listed below will be presented during a plenary session or the AFS Business Meeting.
Award of Excellence
Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award
Distinguished Service Award
Emerging Leaders Mentorship Award
Emmeline Moore Prize
Equal Opportunities Section Travel Award
Excellence in Fisheries Education Award (administered by the Education Section)
Excellence in Public Outreach (administered by the Education Section)
J. Francis Allen Scholarship Award (administered by the Equal Opportunities Section)
John E. Skinner Memorial Fund (administered by the Education Section)
Meritorious Service Award
Outstanding Chapter & Student Subunit Awards
President’s Fishery Conservation Award
Student Writing Contest (administered by the Education Section)
William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award
Submission deadline: Monday, April 1, 2019
Many of the AFS Sections offer awards in addition to those listed above. Please refer to each Section’s website for award requirements and deadlines!
The Awards Committee is dedicated to the AFS goal of increasing diversity and inclusion within our Society. As part of this effort, we highly encourage nominations for individuals from historically underrepresented groups in the fisheries field.