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Mentoring Committee

Chairpersons

Lance Hebdon
Phone: 208-287-2711
lance.hebdon@idfg.idaho.gov

Jessica Buelow
Phone: 208-690-1604
jessica.buelow@idfg.idaho.gov

Overview

The Mentoring Committee facilitates formal and informal mentoring by encouraging chapter members to become mentors to students and young professionals in the Idaho Chapter by developing mentoring skills, facilitating mentoring opportunities and, providing recognition of outstanding mentoring efforts of ICAFS members.

Mission

The mission of the Mentoring committee is to promote the development of successful fisheries professionals through mentoring.

Goals

The committee will seek to accomplish the committee mission through the following goals:

  1. Encouraging chapter members to be mentors
  2. Helping chapter member become good mentors
  3. Matching those pursuing a career in the fisheries professions with a mentor
  4. Recognize outstanding mentors

Recent Accomplishments

  • Recognized ICAFS individual efforts for outstanding mentorship through the Outstanding Mentor Award
  • Developed a mentoring page on our Chapter website to help connect mentors with those needing a mentor
  • Implemented differential colored name tags for students and professionals for annual meeting to help recognition of student participants and encouraged interaction with professional members
  • Provided opportunity for resume review for students and young professionals

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