Candidates for AAPG office have been given the opportunity to respond briefly to the subject: "Why I Accepted the Invitation to be a Candidate for an AAPG Office."
Their responses and biographical information were provided by each candidate and edited only for grammar, spelling and format.
This information will also be provided as hard-copy in the January issue of the EXPLORER and available on the AAPG Web site through the election period. Ballots will be mailed, online in the first quarter of 2011. Results will be posted mid-May 2011.
Candidates were asked to limit their biographies to 350 words and responses to 500 words.
2010-11 Secretary Candidate
Denise M. Cox
Vice president, Storm Energy, Ltd., Panama City, Fla.
Born 1958, Elmira, N.Y
- 1985 M.S., geology, University of Colorado, Boulder
- 1980 B.S. (Hons), geology, State University of New York, Binghamton
- 2006-present Storm Energy, vice president
- 2004-06 iReservoir.com, senior technical adviser
- 1988-2004 Marathon Oil, advanced senior geologist
- 1985-88 Marathon Oil, Denver Research Center, geologist
- 1980-84 U.S. Geological Survey, physical science technician
- Joined AAPG 1984, Member EMD
- 2001-present Foundation Trustee Associate
- 2008-11 Professional Women in Earth Sciences (PROWESS), chair and co-chair
- 1995-2010 Grants-in-Aid Committee
- 2005-08 Youth Educational Activities
- 2002-08 Academic Liaison Committee
- 2004-07 Student Chapters and Student Expo, Grants
- 2004-06 Student Focus Coordinating Ad Hoc Committee, manager
- 2002-04 Academic Liaison Committee, chair
- 2001-04 Continuing Education Committee
- 2001-04 Public Outreach
- 2002-03 Geo Tours Ad Hoc
- 1999-2002 International Liaison Committee, representative Grants-in-Aid Committee, chair
- 1998-2001 Budget Review and Finance
- 1998 International Liaison Committee, co-chair
AAPG Honors and Awards
- 2006, 2004 and 2002 AAPG Certificate of Merit
Co-author multiple publications on Permian and Pennsylvanian geology and reservoirs in the Permian Basin. Co-editor four publications for the West Texas Geological Society and Permian basin Section-SEPM.