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Membership

To become of member of the American Fisheries Society, Fisheries Information Technology Section, one must be a member in good standing of the American Fisheries Society.  The Society's dues varies and AFSFITS membership is $5 annually for professional's and FREE for students. To join American Fisheries Society and the Fisheries information Technology Section visit the AFS Membership page.  There you will find information on membership types, dues, and can access the online service to Join or Renew your membership.  During the online membership process, you are given the opportunity to join AFSFITS, as well as other Subunits. For more information on benefits of membership visit the AFS Membership Benefits page. 

AFSFITS Membership Dues are used to support many and vaired activities, including:

  • National Fisheres Data Summits 2006 | 2007
  • AFSFITS member participation on National Fish Habitat Partnership Science and Data committees
  • Maintain a professional web presence
  • Conslutation to  AFS Electronic Services Advisory Board
  • Biannual Newsletter
  • AFS Continuing Education Sponsorship
  • Student Poster Award
  • Software Library Maintenance
  • AFSFITS ListServe
  • Provide Peer Review of New Software Products
  • Governing Board Meeting attendance

and more..................