The Student Subunit was established within the North American Sturgeon and Paddlefish Society (NASPS) in 2015. We strive to develop a community within NASPS where students can further their sturgeon/paddlefish education, gain professional skills, and interact with fisheries professionals. 


Governing Board Executive Committee:

President – Michael Moore, PhD Student, University of Missouri

Vice President – Jessica Thornton, Masters Student, Eastern Illinois University

Secretary – Nick Porter, Masters Student, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Treasurer – Cortney Bunch, Masters Student, University of Georgia


Members at Large:

Paige Maskill, Masters Student, Montana State University

Gwangseok (Rex) Yoon, PhD Student, University of Manitoba

Alison Loeppky, PhD Student, University of Manitoba

Lisa Izzo, PhD Student, University of Vermont


Social Media:

Facebook - Alex Borecky, University of Manitoba,



Twitter – Emily Miller, University of California-Davis,



Foundation Committee:

Kyle Bales, John Buszkiewicz, David Deslauriers, Rob DeVries, Luke Holmquist, Ryan

Hupfeld, Seth Love, Erin Markin, Emily Miller, and Zach Snobl.