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Convener Resources

General Guidance

See Important Information for AFS Section Conveners for a detailed description of the convener’s role and responsibilities.

News and Outreach

Do you have news? Share it in AFS channels first. Once it is published in AFS News, feel free to share it in other channels. Submit your news to [email protected].

Section Business Meetings

Due to Covid-19, in 2020 and 2021, sections should conduct their business meetings virtually, using a Zoom meeting created by AFS. Contact [email protected] for assistance.

See How to Run a Virtual Business Meeting.

Section Prizes

Annual Reports

Use this annual report form (forthcoming) to submit your section annual report by December 15.


Communications are covered in detail in Important Information for AFS Section Conveners.

To send a message to your section members, send it to [email protected] for immediate distribution.

To communicate with other conveners, use the Section Conveners’ listserv.


Questions? New initiatives? Contact AFS staff first! Contact our team at [email protected]