ACFHP Seeking Nominations for 2023 Melissa Laser Fish Habitat Conservation Award

We are currently accepting nominations for 2023.

Award nominations should be sent to Simen Kaalstad ( by May 29, 2023. The nomination should include the following information:

  • how and to what project the individual or individuals contributed. Please note if the individual or individuals are directly associated with ACFHP (i.e., member of a committee, working group, or funded/endorsed project team);
  • a description of how this project furthers the mission or vision of ACFHP (mission and vision can be found on our website); and
  • what qualities the individual or individuals possess that set them apart from others.
  • letters of support are welcomed but not required. 

Please go here for more information on the award and the process to submit nominations. The award will be presented at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.