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NALMS 2020 Election Results

The annual election for officers and directors is an important way for NALMS members to provide input in the management of the Society. Our officers and directors are all volunteers who serve without pay. Thank you to all the candidates for their dedication to NALMS and thank you to all NALMS members who participated in this year’s election!   Region 7 Director – David Casaletto David Casaletto is the President of Ozarks Water Watch (OWW), a nonprofit water quality organization. OWW’s mission is to protect and improve the waters of the Upper White River Basin focusing on Beaver, Table Rock, Taneycomo and Bull Shoals lakes and their ...

NALMS Celebrates 40th Birthday

Thank you for helping us get here ... it's NALMS 40th birthday! On this day 40 years ago (October 9, 1980), NALMS was founded in Portland, Maine as an organization with membership open to both professionals and citizens interested in applied lake management, while other organizations focused on either one or the other. This unique niche is reflected in our mission: to forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs ... for today and tomorrow. While it's an unusual year to be celebrating, we still want to take a moment to express our gratitude to our ...

NALMS 2020 Election Candidates

The 2020 election for officers and directors is underway. Voting in the annual election is an important way for NALMS members to provide input in the management of the Society. Our officers and directors are all volunteers who serve without pay. All members may vote for President-Elect and Secretary. The President-Elect serves for one year in that position after which he or she serves as President for one year and Past-President for one year. The Secretary serves for two years and may succeed themselves for one additional term. Members may also vote for a director to represent their NALMS Region. Regional Directors are elected for a ...

2020 Election: Call for Board Nominations

Nominations for 2020 Election are being accepted at this time! NALMS is seeking candidates that will add diversity and breadth to the Board and its committees. You could become a nominee for a position on the NALMS Board of Directors, to take a more active role in steering the direction of activities that relate to these precious resources. Experience or training in lake management is not required for a board position, and we encourage candidates with expertise in nonprofit management, leadership development, marketing, fundraising, legal issues and membership growth and development to consider running for a Board position. Nominations are ...

LakeLine Call for Articles

We're looking for articles to fill the summer and fall issues of LakeLine, based on the themes summarized below: Summer 2020: Back to Basics – This issue will cover a variety of topics related to the basics of lake and watershed management, function, biology/ecology, etc., to be a resource for our lake and watershed association members of NALMS. Topics could include basics of limnology, basics of watersheds and watershed management, functions and activities of lake and/or watershed associations, an article on common issues of concern for lake and watershed residents/members, and more. Fall 2020:  NALMS at 40 – This issue will include ...

Membership News — January / February 2020

Why be a member of NALMS? To be part of an international effort to support sound stewardship of our lakes, reservoirs, and watersheds! NALMS is looking forward to a bright future, tackling important issues facing our freshwater bodies today, providing our members and the general public with timely and important resources, and growing our membership on an international scale.   What makes NALMS unique? Our membership. As a NALMS member, you have access to hundreds of others who share your passion and concern for lakes and reservoirs, including professionals, agencies, and like-minded citizens. Our annual international symposium. A ...

NALMS 2019: Watershed Moments

NALMS and the New England Chapter of NALMS welcomed more than 600 attendees from throughout the US, Canada and seven other countries to a snowy Burlington, Vermont November 11–15 for NALMS’ 39th International Symposium. The week started on Monday with a very full day of 15 workshops and a field trip. In addition to the traditional pre-symposium workshops, Monday’s program included a Lake & Watershed Stewards Program designed for volunteer lake leaders such as conservation commission members, lake and watershed group leaders and members, lakeside residents, as well as volunteer monitors and program coordinators. Workshops were held at the ...

NALMS 2019 Election Results

The annual election for officers and directors is an important way for NALMS members to provide input in the management of the Society. Our officers and directors are all volunteers who serve without pay. Thank you to all the candidates for their dedication to NALMS and thank you to all NALMS members who participated in this year’s election!   President-elect – Lisa Borre Lisa Borre has worked for 30 years to conserve and manage lakes and wetlands around the world. She began her career as an assistant state wetlands coordinator, and then from 1990 to 1997, was the Lake Champlain Basin Program coordinator and executive director of the ...

Call for Board Nominations

Nominations for 2019 Election are being accepted at this time! NALMS is seeking candidates that will add diversity and breadth to the Board and its committees. You could become a nominee for a position on the NALMS Board of Directors, to take a more active role in steering the direction of activities that relate to these precious resources. Experience or training in lake management is not required for a board position, and we encourage candidates with expertise in nonprofit management, leadership development, marketing, fundraising, legal issues and membership growth and development to consider running for a Board position. Nominations are ...

NALMS Notes & Lake News March / April 2019

The new issue of NALMS Notes & Lake News is out! In this issue: NALMS Board Holds Midterm Meeting in Denver Lake Photo of the Month LakeLine News and Updates News From Our Affiliates Affiliate Profile: Lower Qu’Appelle Watershed Stewards NALMS News Latest Articles From LRM Conferences & Events NALMS 2019 NALMS 2019 Call for Abstracts News From Region 3 Lakes Appreciation Month Proclamations NALMS Facilitates 11th National Monitoring Conference Lake News & Information