The Public Service Award is given to recognize contributions by members of the Association to public affairs and to encourage geologists to take a more active part in such affairs. Granting of this award in any year is discretionary.
2014

John Blair Curtis, PhD

2013

Jerome J. CuzellaDonald S. Van NieuwenhuiseAlex S. Broun

2011

Mark Jonathan Doelger

2010

Tako KoningWilliam Baxter Harrison, IIIThomas C. BergeonAhmed Niazy El-Barkooky, PhD

2009

Owen R. Hopkins

2008

Ashton Fox Embry, PhDDoug Ratcliff

2007

Edward Mark WarnerPeter Tyrell Flawn, PhDLee C. Gerhard

2006

Edward Carl Roy, Jr.

2005

John W. Hickenlooper

2004

John Conrad Dolson

2003

C. Elmo Brown, II

2002

M. Lee AllisonLawrence H. Skelton

2001

Patty HolyfieldJohn Schiller WoldH. Leighton Steward

2000

Alvin Lee SchultzJohn Harris Marshall, Jr.

1999

Raymond Alan FoutchJohn Robert DeweyJames E. Brooks

1998

David Gene RensinkMary Elizabeth Dowse

1997

Samuel T. Pees

1996

Alan Lee DeGoodRobert G. H. Raynolds, PhDEmil Gerald Rolf

1995

Norbert Everett CyganGerald G. L. Henderson

1994

William Kennon McWilliams, Jr.Thomas Walsh Rollins

1993

Charles W. SpencerVirgil E. Barnes

1992

John H. Gray

1991

John David Love

1990

Cyril J. Perusek

1989

James W. VanderbeekJohn A. Taylor

1988

Charles John Mankin

1987

Fred L. Smith, Jr.Jack G. Elam

1986

Clifton Jerry NolteRobert D. Gunn

1985

James A. Barlow, Jr.

1984

Joseph J. Simmons, IIIJohn W. Rold

1983

Daniel N. Miller, Jr.John B. Patton

1982

Richard A. JahnsWallace W. Hagan

1981

W. M. Laird

1980

G. Frederick Shepherd

1979

A. V. Jones, Jr.

1978

George T. Abell

1977

William J. Sherry

1975

Lee C. Lamar

1974

Dean A. McGee

1973

Ian Campbell

1972

William T. Pecora

1971

Dewey F. Bartlett, Jr.

Restrictions

The recipient must be a Member of the Association, but may be in any class of membership. This award can be given without regard to previous awards.

Consideration should be restricted to those whose public service is above and beyond the framework of that person’s normal job responsibility.

Guidelines for Consideration of Candidates

Public affairs does not necessarily mean political action, but the activities may relate to areas of political concerns. Contributions are not limited to, but may commonly be in, education of the public, politicians, thought leaders, etc., on the application of geology to the general welfare. The field is not restricted to petroleum, but may be in land use, conservation of natural resources, etc.

Procedure for Recommendation

Nominations for this award should be submitted, along with documentation, to the Chairman of the Honors and Awards Committee at Association Headquarters. The recommendations of the Committee will be submitted to the Advisory Council which will submit its selection to the Executive Committee for final action.

Description of Award

The award is a walnut plaque bearing the recipient’s name, the date, and citation.

History

This award was created in 1971 by Executive Committee action.

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