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2020 AIFRB AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENTS

2020 W.F. Thompson Awards - Nominations currently being reviewed for Best Student Paper published in 2019

2020 Outstanding Achievement Awards - Nominations currently being accepted for Outstanding Achievement Awards for Individual and Group - see Awards page for nomination instructions

BOARD UPDATE: 2020 Board Meeting Goes Virtual

The Board held its annual meeting through webinar on September 11, 2020.  We welcomed new President, Cate O'Keefe, new Treasurer, Sean Lucey, new AIFRB-AFS Liaison, Doug Zemeckis, and had productive discussions with new ideas shared by all Board members.  We thanked outgoing President, Kim Anthony, for all of her efforts over the last three years.  The Board was joined by several active and perspective AIFRB members for open discussions on strategic planning and input about ways we can continue to engage with membership through remote events.  We look forward to our next meeting and welcome input from all members. 

View the 2020 AIFRB Briefing Book with reports from Board Officers, Ex-Officio Members, District Directors and Committee Chairs.

VACANT POSITIONS: Looking for District Directors

 

Do you want to kickstart or carry-on engagement with your peers, colleagues, and interested current and perspective AIFRB members?  Becoming a District Director is easy, carries a low time commitment, and provides an opportunity to broaden your network within your geographic area and nationally.  District Directors are also Board members that participate in AIFRB governance, event planning and strategic decision-making.  

If interested in nominating yourself or someone else, please contact:

President: Cate O'Keefe

Email: cokeefe@umassd.edu

Subject: AIFRB District Director Nomination

Directors are nominated and elected by active members in each district for a two year term.  Duties include:

  • Organizing district meetings and activities to advance the objectives of AIFRB

  • Providing district reports on activities, accomplishments, and members highlights to the Newsletter Editor, Social Media Director, Young Professional Representative, and President for publication and distribution;

  • Initiating activities for recruiting new members.

Current vacancies are located in the following districts:

  • Alaska - Northern and Southeastern

  • Pacific Northwest - Washington and Oregon

  • Arizona/New Mexico

  • Carolinas

  • Gulf of Mexico region

  • Texas

  • Florida

AIFRB Capital District joined AFS Potomac Chapter for their Annual Crab Fest in 2019

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