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Hazel Creek, in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina, April 2002; © M.J. Wetzel (INHS).


- - COMMITTEE AND SOCIETY AFFILIATIONS - -

Committee Affiliations 
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Illinois Natural History Survey:
- Collections Resources Committee

- Library Committee

American Fisheries Society:
- Committee on Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic 

     Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: 1989 - present.

Society for Freshwater Science (formerly the North American Benthological Society):
- Literature Review Committee: 1979 - present; Committee Chair, 2010-present. 

- Computer Information Committee: 1996 -1998 (webmaster 1996-1997).
- Public Information and Publicity Committee: 1998 - 2006.
- Technical Issues Committee (TIC): Jan 2000 - present. 
- TIC Subcommittee on Taxonomic Certification: June 2001 - 28 May 2003. [superseded by:]
- Taxonomic Certification Committee: 28 May 2003 - present. 
- Society Website Editorial Committee: 2003 - 2014. 
- Conservation and Stewardship Award Committee - 2005-2006.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:
- Research Dive Board (Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Research):  1992 - present.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS):
- I am assisting ITIS as a Steward for the 'Oligochaeta': 2002 - present [update, 2015]; 

     in late 2010 I was awarded a grant to correct and update the nomenclature for freshwater oligochaetes occurring in North America.


Society Affiliations 
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Professional Societies

International Symposia on Aquatic Oligochaeta (ISAO) group (1979-present)
- - Elected First General Secretary (2007-present)

Biological Society of Washington
Florida Association of Aquatic Biologists (FAB) (formerly, Florida Association of Benthologists, 1987-2018)

Freshwater Biological Association (FBA)
Illinois State Academy of Science (ISAS)
Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) (formerly Midwest Benthological Society (MBS) (1953-1975), then
        North American Benthological Society (NABS) (1975-2001);  the Society's name was formally changed
        (by >80% majority vote) during the business meeting of the 59th annual society meeting convened in
        Providence, Rhode Island, on Wednesday 25 May 2011.
Societas Internationalis Limnologiae (SIL)
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
Tennessee Academy of Science
Society For Conservation Biology - Aldo Leopold Chapter

Honorary Societies 
- Phi Sigma Society
- Sigma Xi Scientific Society

 


page update: 15 June 2019



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