Theme: Management of Fisheries in the Age of Austerity
February 27-March 1, Geneva Park, Orillia, Ontario
The 2013 Ontario Chapter Annual General Meeting and Conference was held February 27th to March 1st at the YMCA’s Geneva Park in Orillia. The theme this year was “Fisheries Management in the Age of Austerity”. There were 52 registrants (23 of which were students) for the 2-day meeting.
The Business Meeting was held on Thursday afternoon and all present were treated to great discussions about potential future AGM venues, NCD technical committees, membership, as well as ExComm duties and elections, led by President-Elect Ann Rocchi. CARS President Steven Cooke and Student President Lee Gutowsky discussed CARS and Student Subunit activities, respectively. Lee Gutowsky also announced that Dr. Lynda Corkum from the University of Windsor was the inaugural recipient of the Outstanding Mentor Award . Brian Morrison presented Certificates of Appreciation to Past Presidents John Clayton, Dean Fitzgerald and Silvia D’Amelio.
We would like to thank the sponsors who provided financial support and/or prizes. They are: