AFS Sub-unit Officers
President: Kyler Hecke
Vice-president: Greyson Farris
Secretary: Nathan Ford
Treasurer: Brian Christopher
USAS Sub-unit Officers
President: Nitin Challa
AFS Sub-unit Officers
President: Greyson Farris
Vice-president: Cody Salzmann
Secretary: Kyler Hecke
Treasurer: Joe Kaiser
Members of the UAPB AFC providing volunteer services with a 'Kids Free Fishing Derby' at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Lonoke Fish Hatchery in Lonoke, AR.
June 11, 2016
(left to right) Kayla McCoy, Kyler Hecke, Nolan Sorensen, Cody Salzmann, Greyson Farris, and Aaron Porterfield.
Kyler Hecke, 2nd year masters student and past president of the UAPB AFS sub-unit, was awarded the Skinner Memorial Award by the national AFS, to assist with travel expenses associated with his attendence of the 146th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society, in Kansas City, MO, August 20-25, 2016.
Members of the UAPB AFC showing off some nice Channel Catfish which were cleaned at the September 30th fish sale.
(left to right) Derek Owens, Joe Kaiser, Greyson Farris, and Kyler Hecke.
Members of the UAPB AFC conducted a fish cleaning sale to raise funds for the club. Roughly 350 lbs of Channel Catfish were cleaned by members for $1.00/lb from 8:00 A.M.- 12:00 P.M. with five club members.
September 30, 2016
(left to right) Derek Owens, Steve Lochmann, Greyson Farris, Joe Kaiser, and Kyler Hecke [photographer].
American Fisheries Society Sub-unit
United States Aquaculture Society Sub-unit
These are the goals for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Aquaculture/Fisheries Club (AFC). This club incorporates the American Fisheries Society (AFS) Student Sub-unit of the Arkansas Chapter and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Student Sub-unit of United States Aquaculture Society (USAS).
This club was organized with five goals:
To promote an atmosphere conducive to professional development of aquaculture and fisheries students.
To provide opportunities for members to prepare themselves for employment in the fields of aquaculture and fisheries.
To organize and hold social and volunteer functions for members of the Aquaculture/Fisheries Club.
To promote good relations among the Aquaculture/Fisheries Club, professional aquaculture and fisheries organizations, state and federal aquaculture and natural resource agencies, and public organizations involved in aquaculture and natural resource management.
To promote the wise use of aquaculture and fisheries resources in Arkansas.