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.

2016

David F. Martineau

Lawrence O. Anna

2015

Logan MacMillan

Timothy Martin Ryan

2014

John Blair Curtis, PhD

2013

Jerome J. Cuzella

Donald S. Van Nieuwenhuise

Alex S. Broun

2011

Mark Jonathan Doelger

2010

William Baxter Harrison, III

Thomas C. Bergeon

Ahmed Niazy El-Barkooky

Tako Koning

2009

Owen R. Hopkins

2008

Doug Ratcliff

Ashton Fox Embry

2007

Edward Mark Warner

Peter Tyrell Flawn, PhD

Lee C. Gerhard

2006

Edward Carl Roy, Jr.

2005

John W. Hickenlooper

2004

John Conrad Dolson

2003

C. Elmo Brown, II

2002

M. Lee Allison

Lawrence H. Skelton

2001

John Schiller Wold

H. Leighton Steward

Patty Holyfield

2000

John Harris Marshall, Jr.

Alvin Lee Schultz

1999

Raymond Alan Foutch

John Robert Dewey

James E. Brooks

1998

Mary Elizabeth Dowse

David Gene Rensink

1997

Samuel T. Pees

1996

Alan Lee DeGood

Robert G. H. Raynolds, PhD

Emil Gerald Rolf

1995

Norbert Everett Cygan

Gerald G. L. Henderson

1994

Thomas Walsh Rollins

William Kennon McWilliams, Jr.

1993

Virgil E. Barnes

Charles W. Spencer

1992

John H. Gray

1991

John David Love

1990

Cyril J. Perusek

1989

James W. Vanderbeek

John A. Taylor

1988

Charles John Mankin

1987

Jack G. Elam

Fred L. Smith, Jr.

1986

Robert D. Gunn

Clifton Jerry Nolte

1985

James A. Barlow, Jr.

1984

John W. Rold

Joseph J. Simmons, III

1983

John B. Patton

Daniel N. Miller, Jr.

1982

Richard A. Jahns

Wallace 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 member- ship. 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.

Funding

The AAPG provides funding for the Public Service Award.

Public Service Award
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