Science Excellence

Membership in Professional Societies


The Fish and Wildlife Service is committed to encouraging our scientists to take advantage of the many benefits of joining professional societies, including continuing education, networking, and becoming leaders in our profession as officers or board members.

The Service recently developed a new policy on "Participating in Professional Societies and Non-Federal Organizations" to provide guidance and clarity on the Service’s support of employee membership and participation in professional societies. Here are a few summary facts:

Please visit the policy website for complete details and forms to use when participation includes fiduciary duty.

 

 

Last updated: September 3, 2014

Please send comments, suggestions and questions for this Web site to: Megan Cook at megan_cook@fws.gov

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