AOS meeting contributions writ large

Like many professional organizations, the American Ornithology Society only works because so many people volunteer their time and effort. I am particularly proud of the many ways that members of our Lab group contributed to the conference in Anchorage beyond giving scientific talks and posters:

Leo Campagna:

Judge for student presentations

Sabrina McNew:

Co-organizer and participated in the CV and Small Grants workshops.

Stepfanie Aguillon:

Co-organizer: symposium: Lessons from avian hybrid zones and the maintenance of species boundaries (along with Jen and Gemma)

Gemma Clucas:

Co-organizer: symposium: Lessons from avian hybrid zones and the maintenance of species boundaries(along with Jen and Stepfanie).

Jen Walsh:

Co-organizer – workshop: Navigating Ornithology as an Early Career Professional: Staying Engaged, Employed, and Energized

Co-organizer – symposium: Lessons from avian hybrid zones and the maintenance of species boundaries (along with Gemma and Stepfanie)

Member of the student presentation awards committee

Amelia Demery:

As chair of the Student Affairs Committee:

–Helped organize and participate in Student Affairs workshops on building an effective CV/resume and writing successful small grants.

–Helped organized the Student-Professional Networking Social with the Early Professionals Committee

–Co-led the AOS 101 orientation, with Lauryn Benedict.

–Ran the Quiz Bowl as emcee.

–Helped organize and execute the Student Mentor Lunch, with Shailee Shah.

–Helped organize the Silent Auction, with Jack Hruska.

Natalia Garcia:

Judged student presentations

Joined the North American Classification Committee as part of the “Early Professional Systematics Group”

Daniel Hooper:

Participated in mentor-student lunch workshop

Shawn Billerman:

Judged student presentations

Helped with the Quiz Bowl.

 

 

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