Outstanding Achievement Award: Individual

The Outstanding Individual Achievement Award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the advancement of fishery science

The American Institute of Fisheries Research Biologists Outstanding Individual Achievement Award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the advancement of fisheries science in North America as indicated by significant publications, exceptional service to the profession, outstanding teaching or training of students, and important discoveries or inventions. If you know of someone who has some or all of these accomplishments, you can nominate him or her by submitting one or two paragraphs that identify their contributions and the reason for your nomination to Dr. R. Beamish at the Pacific Biological Station, 3190 Hammond bay Road, Nanaimo B.C. V9T 6N7, Canada, or by email to Richard.Beamish@dfo-mpo.gc.ca. One candidate will be selected each year by a committee of former award recipients and all nominees remain for consideration for three years.

CHAIR

Dr. R. Beamish, the Pacific Biological Station

PAST CHAIR

Dr. William Fox, World Wildlife Fund

MEMBERS

Jack Helle, NOAA Fisheries (Retired)

Bill Taylor, Michigan State University

Nominations

NOMINATIONS ARE DUE JUNE 1

To nominate an individual or research group: Submit a letter fully describing how the nominee meets the criteria for the award. Include the name, address, telephone number and email address of the nominee and a short resume of the nominee. Please include your name, address, telephone number and email address so the Committee can contact you for further information if needed. Submit nominations to:

  • Dr. R. Beamish at the Pacific Biological Station
  • 3190 Hammond bay Road
  • Nanaimo B.C. V9T 6N7
  • Canada
  • or by email to Richard.Beamish@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.

Past Winners

2015

Kenneth K. Chew

2014

Richard J. Beamish

2013

Michael Sinclair

2012

Carl Walters

2011

Michael Sissenwine

2010

Dayton Lee Alverson

2009

Ray Hilborn

2008

John Magnuson

2007

Peter Moyle

2006

Geoffrey Moser

2005

John Fryer

2004

Brian Rothschild

2003

Howard Bern

2002

Fred Utter

2001

Kenneth E. Wolf

2000

John R. Hunter

1999

Saul B. Saila

1998

John H.S. Blaxter

1997

William G. Pearcy

1996

Reeve M. Bailey

1995

Raymond J.H. Beverton

1994

William E. Ricker

1993

Arthur D. Hasler

1992

William W. Fox

1991

Robert L. Burgner

1988

Reuben Lasker

1987

William F. Royce

1986

William G. Gordon

1985

Peter Larkin

1984

David W. Schindler

1983

Kenneth D. Carlander

1982

Richard H. Stroud

1981

F. Howard Bell

1980

James E. Sykes

1979

Elbert H. Ahlstrom

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