Awards

The Awards Committee is responsible for determining the recipients of the SEAFWA Wildlife Biologist of the Year, SEAFWA Fisheries Biologist of the Year, and SEAFWA Officer of the Year, as well as any special awards or recognitions presented in the name of the SEAFWA.  The Committee shall solicit nominations from Directors for each of these awards, except the SEAFWA Officer of the Year Award, sufficiently in time for receipt of nominations and recipient determination in advance of the Annual Conference.  Presentation of these SEAFWA awards shall normally be made by the Committee chairman at the annual conference banquet.  Procedures and qualifications for nominations shall be as prescribed for each award.  The SEAFWA Officer of the Year Award shall be selected from each state’s Officer of the Year, so designated by each state member.  The Law Enforcement Committee shall provide the Awards Committee with its recommendation for SEAFWA Officer of the Year sufficiently in time for receipt of nominations and recipient determination in advance of the Annual Conference.   Wildlife management, fisheries management and resource law enforcement shall each have at least one representative from member agencies on the Awards Committee.

Chairman: Ed Carter
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

P. O. Box 40747 
Nashville, TN 37204

T   615-781-6552 
F   615-781-6551 
E   ed.carter@state.tn.us

Members

John Bowers, GA
Karen Waldrop, KY
Ross Self, SC
Carter Smith, TX
Bob Duncan, VA