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Mid-Atlantic Chapter

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This is the home page of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Society of Wetland Scientists.  We serve the geographical area that contains Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.

Mid Atlantic Chapter Bylaws and Standing Rules

Call for 2019 SWS Annual Meeting Local Program Committee members

Sub-committee descriptions: 
Each sub-committee should have a chair so that we have a main contact person and the total members is just a suggestion. All chairs participate in a monthly leadership call to share updates and ask questions, etc.

  • Symposia
    4-5 members total
    This committee solicits and reviews symposia proposals. The chair(s) assists with scheduling symposia into the program and works with the abstract review chair(s) to provide input and assist during scheduling of contributed sessions.

  • Abstract Review
    6 members total
    This committee reviews abstract submissions, including abstracts submitted for presentation during approved symposia. The abstract review chair(s) finalizes assignments of both oral and poster presentations as well as assists with scheduling of contributed sessions. The chair(s) also approves final poster number assignments and order in poster hall.

  • Plenary Speakers
    4-5 members total
    This committee proposes plenary speakers to the LPC and solicits the chosen speakers. SWS staff will manage speaker logistics once confirmed.

  • Sponsorship & Exhibitors
    4-5 members total
    This committee solicits sponsors and exhibitors for the meeting. Once confirmed, SWS staff will manage sponsor and exhibitor benefits.

  • Field Trips & Workshops
    4-5 members total
    This committee proposes and organizes field trip and workshop options. Each field trip and workshop should have a volunteer who will lead planning efforts and be the onsite liaison. SWS staff will manage logistics including transportation and food and beverage needs.

  • Silent Auction
    3-4 members total
    This committee solicits silent auction donations and works with SWS staff to organize and confirm details leading up to the meeting and onsite.

Contact SWS Mid-Atlantic Chapter President Jeff Trulick or President Elect Emily Brooks Dolbin for any questions or if you're interested in volunteering!

SWS is pleased to provide a monthly webinar series on wetland science topics of interest. Webinar registration is complimentary to all SWS members. Check out the Upcoming Webinars page to learn more! In addition, all webinars are recorded and archived for complimentary viewing by members on our Past Webinars page.



Mid-Atlantic Chapter