Honors individuals who have made numerous and significant contributions towards the advancement of fisheries research and/or management in Georgia over the course of their career(s).

  • Limit your nomination summary to 350 words
  • Include a picture(s) of the nominee (can be working in the field, with students, etc.)
  • Your summary should highlight accomplishments that meet the criteria for the award

Due date: January 20, 2023 All nominations should be emailed to Steve Sammons (sammosm@auburn.edu)

Career Contribution accomplishments should include one or more of the following criteria:

  • long-term commitment to aquatic resources and the stewardship thereof
  • developed strong working relationships with other individuals or organizations
  • implementation of important fish and aquatic management
  • significant contributions in advancing fisheries and aquatic science
  • original techniques or research methods
  • imaginative and successful programs in fish conservation, education, or management
  • promotion of the development of fisheries professionals
  • leadership (in profession/Chapter)