Welcome to the American Fisheries
Society Equal Opportunity Section Website!
The Equal Opportunities Section works to encourage the exchange of
information pertinent to the promotion of employment, education,
scholarships, participation, professionalism, and recruitment for all
individuals in the fisheries profession. The Section administers the J.
Frances Allen Scholarship program, fosters mentoring of
under-represented groups via an annual mentoring award and luncheon,
and publishes a newsletter.
To increase the
representation and involvement of diverse ethnic/racial groups and
females in the American Fisheries Society.
- Increased professional
interaction between research
institutions and minority colleges.
- Increased attendance of
minority and female professionals
and students at annual meetings.
- Encourage and support
the development of fishery research
instructional programs, particularly at predominantly minority
(including female) institutions.
- Encourage the hiring of
more minority and female fisheries
- Provide students
looking for employment with information
about summer jobs in fisheries or aquatic science fields.
documents on this website are available in Adobe PDF.
Fisheries Society Equal
Opportunity Section: Last Updated 3/12/11
American Fisheries Society
Equal Opportunity Section