The Newsletter of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Volume 30, Number 3, 2004 Page: 2
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For more information, please visit their web site at
http://www.embassysuitesoutdoorworld.com/. Also, during
your stay, you will be offered a discount on all items
purchased from Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. Bass Pro
Shops provides one-stop shopping for all your outdoor
recreation and clothing needs and is interconnected, via a
short indoor walkway, to the Embassy Suites Hotel. For more
information, please visit the Bass Pro Shops website at
The Embassy Suites Hotel and TCAFS have negotiated very
special room rates for our conference (only $109.00 for a
single or double and $129.00 for a triple or quad). These rates
include a full cook-to-order breakfast each morning and a
two-hour happy hour each evening for each guest! We will
also offer a special room rates for students ($80.00 per night)
but the number of rooms at his rate are limited.
Please call 972-724-2600 and make your room reservations
today! Be sure to tell them that you are with the "Texas
Chapter of the American Fisheries Society". Room
availability at these special rates can only be guaranteed
until December 22nd
Schedule of Events (times subject to change)
1:00 - 3:00 Presentation Graphics Workshop
3:00 - 5:00 Student Workshop on
1:00 - 5:00 Exhibitors/Posters Set-up
5:30 - 7:30 Student Professional
Mixer/ Reception @ Embassy
8:00 - 8:15
8:15 - 5:00
5:30 - 7:30
Welcome to Grapevine - Michael
D. Kemp/Dave Terre
Contributed Paper Sessions
Happy Hour/Reception @ Embassy
TCAFS Annual Banquet and
Auction @ Embassy Suites
8:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:00
Special Symposium: "Bass
Management in Texas"
TCAFS Awards Program
TCAFS Business Meeting
TCAFS ExCom Meeting
Meeting called to order at 1:30 pm by Fran Gelwick. In
attendance were Fran Gelwick, Paula Hawkins, Dave Terre,
Fred Janssen, Dennis Smith, Debbie Wade, Dave Peterson,
Craig Bonds, Gary Garrett, and Ray Mathews.
Fran Gelwick, President - Perry Trial has set up a deadline for
December 23rd for nominations on scholarships (endowment).
Dave Terre, President-elect - The Texas Chapter AFS annual
meeting agenda will be kicking on Friday afternoon with two
workshops - 1:00pm to 3:00pm "Presentation Graphics
Workshop" and 3:00pm to 5:00pm "Student Workshop on
Professionalism" followed by the Student/Mentor reception.
On Saturday the paper and poster session will begin at 8:00am
with the presentation of awards and scholarships to wrap up
the session. The banquet and auction will begin at 7:00 pm.
On Sunday there will be a symposium with Tim Cook as guest
speakers along with several presenters. This will begin at
8:00 am with a brief business meeting concluding the day.
Craig Bonds, Pond Management - Good news - on track to
complete pond manual; completion date January 1, 2005.
Every member of committee has contributed to the pond
management manual. New additions have been made as well
as changes such as improving the references.
Ray Mathews, History/Archives - Ray Mathews is interested
in researching the history of the pond management manual.
Ray will contact past pond management committee members
for assistance in gathering information.
Fred Janssen, Internet/Web page - On line voting should be
up and running in a few days. Pilot testing is taking place to
work out any glitches. On line voting will also be available at
the annual meeting.
Dennis Smith, Membership - A request was made to add an
entry on the electronic registration to show where the
membership payment was being sent. Fred has added this
feature on the electronic application.
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