The mission of Chapters within the American Fisheries Society is to advance Society goals by coordinating member activities related to information exchange, outreach, and aquatic stewardship within their geographic region, including coordinating with appropriate local, provincial, and state-level government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. Chapters serve member needs in local and provincial/state areas and represent those needs to the Division leadership. The California-Nevada Chapter is one of the largest in AFS with more than 400 members. Get involved!

Chapter Elections Results 2019!

In summer 2019 the Chapter elected two new Executive Officers, to the offices of President and Treasurer. Congratulations to incoming President-Elect Dave Lentz, and the incoming Treasurer Jose Setka! Thank-you to all the candidates who threw their hats into the ring! We offer a huge thank-you to outgoing Past-President Laurie Earley and Treasurer Jim Hobbs... Read More

We Need Your Fundraising Ideas for the Reno-Tahoe Meeting!

The conference planning committee for the Reno-Tahoe AFS-TWS National Meeting is looking for additional contacts for fundraising opportunities. If you have ideas for potential sponsors at the local level within the California-Nevada Chapter level, please contact either Katrina Dunn at or Maddelyn Harden at with your suggestions. Read More

Cal-Neva Members After-Party at Reno-Tahoe Meeting!

There are plans in the works for a poolside “after party” at the Peppermill Hotel on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, open to all current Cal-Neva members. The event will begin at 9:30 PM. It will follow our joint networking social with the Sacramento-Shasta Chapter of TWS that begins at 7:30 PM, also at the Peppermill. Read More