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AZTWS Board Nomination Announcement

Please consider joining the executive board of the Arizona Chapter of the Wildlife Society! See the descriptions below for a list of positions up for election this year. Visit here to learn more about these positions. All officers are expected to participate in monthly conference calls to help with planning and current business.

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AZTWS Award Announcements

Deadline for Award Nominations is November 30th

Do you know of a wildlife professional, student, or organization that deserves recognition for their work? Please nominate them for one of our awards!
We present these awards in order to recognize those individuals and organizations that make significant contributions to wildlife management and conservation in Arizona. These awards are significant because of the history and prestige behind each one – and because they come from you. This is your chance to give credit to some of the many deserving people and organizations out there.

Final nomination documents must be received by November 30, 2019.

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Join the AZTWS Team!

AZTWS is looking to fill the following appointed Committee Chair positions. These volunteer roles are a great way to become involved with your local Chapter!

Contact Jessica Moreno at wildlife with questions or to apply.

Social Media Communications Chair

The Social Media Chairperson creates and curates content on our social media platforms and help us improve our online presence, with a specific focus on 1) informing and engaging AZTWS members and 2) lifting up diverse voices in the wildlife field. This is an exciting new Chair position for AZTWS, and we are looking for someone with an eye for #SciComm who can bring life back into our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. They can, with approval from the President, appoint additional people to form a Social Media Communications Committee.


The Webmaster is responsible for posting content to the website and should have experience and knowledge working with WordPress. The ideal candidate has experience building websites and can help with back end maintenance and website construction.

Volunteer Opportunities Chair

The Volunteer Opportunities Chairperson researches and finds current volunteer opportunities available to wildlife students and professionals in Arizona, and regularly posts those opportunities on our website’s events calendar.

Conservation Affairs Chair

The Conservation Affairs Chairperson keeps a finger on the pulse of relevant policies, public comment writing periods, legislative bills, administrative regulations, planning documents, environmental assessments, impact statements, and other issues affecting wildlife or wildlife habitat primarily within the state of Arizona. They can, with approval from the President, appoint additional people to serve on the Conservation Affairs Committee with them. The Conservation Affairs Chairperson keeps the AZTWS Board informed about current actions that may be taken by the Chapter to engage on these opportunities to advance science-based wildlife management and conservation through planning and policy.