WHO WE ARE

The American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRB) is a professional organization established in 1956. 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. AIFRB is dedicated to bringing awareness to the outstanding achievements and competence of fishery scientists throughout North America.

MISSION

To advance excellence in fisheries 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

Danny Heilprin

Southern California

Sara Pace

Mississippi

Brittany Jenewein
British Columbia

Jeff Vieser
Capital

Doug Zemeckis
Keystone

Lynn Waterhouse

Great Lakes

Allen Shimada
Chair, Capital Investments

Jerry Ault
Chair, Clark Hubbs Research Award

Dick Beamish
Chair, Outstanding Achievment Award

DISTRICT DIRECTORS

Tom Keegan

Northern California

Alex Hansell
New England

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS

Steve Cadrin

Chair, Kasahara Award

Lynn Waterhouse
Chair, W.F. Thompson Award

Todd Chapman

Chair, Membership

Doug Zemeckis
AIFRB-AFS Liaison

Connor Capizzano
Young Professionals Representative

Beth Bowers

Newsletter Editor

Emily Slesinger

Social Media Director

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