WHO WE ARE

The American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRB) is a professional organization established by its Founding Fellows in 1954. AIFRB aims to promote conservation and proper utilization of fishery resources through the use of fishery and related sciences. The role of the Institute is to foster the professional development and performance of its members, and recognize their achievements. This goal is pursued by advancing the theory, practice and application of fishery biology and fishery-related sciences. AIFRB members maintain and promote the highest professional standards of conduct. The AIFRB is dedicated to bringing awareness to the outstanding achievements and competence of fishery scientists and conservationists throughout the Regions.

MISSION

The American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRB) is an organization established to advance excellence in fishery science and to promote stewardship, sustainability and wise utilization of natural resources, through support in professional development and recognition of competent achievement of its members, as measured by the highest of professional standards.

BOARD OFFICERS

Kim Anthony
President

Tom Keegan
Past President

Steve Cadrin
Past President

Mary Blasius
Executive Secretary

Cate O'Keefe
Treasurer

DISTRICT DIRECTORS

Tom Keegan

Northern California

Greg DeCelles
New England

Danny Heilprin

Southern California

Sara Pace

Mississippi

Brittany Jenewein
British Columbia

Doug Zemeckis
Keystone

EX OFFICIO BOARD MEMBERS

Todd Chapman

Chair, Membership

Allen Shimada
Chair, Capital Investments

Jerry Ault
Chair, Clark Hubbs Research Award

Dick Beamish
Chair, Outstanding Achievment Award

Frank Panek
Chair, W.F. Thompson Award

Sean Lucey
AIFRB-AFS Liaison

Connor Capizzano
Young Professionals Representative

Beth Bowers

Newsletter Editor

Emily Slesinger

Social Media Director

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