John M. Holbrook does fundamental research and private consulting (petroleum and environmental industries) within the fields of sedimentary geology and stratigraphy. His specialization is sequence stratigraphy and fluvial stratigraphy and he is a Professor at University of Texas at Arlington (since 2004). Degrees: B.S. University of Kentucky; M.S. University of New Mexico; Ph.D. Indiana University. He worked from 1992-2004 at Southeast Missouri State University, and has been a guest professor at Enugu State, Nigeria; St Petersburg State, Russia; and University of Texas at Dallas. Professional Affiliations: GSA, SEPM, AAPG, AGU. Service: President GCSSEPM, 2010; Vice-chair Missouri Board of Geologist Registration ‘02-‘04, Chair GSA Sedimentary Geology Division, SEPM Council (Research Counselor) ’08-’10; SEPM Annual Meeting Organizing Committee (Funding Coordinator ’98 & ’99; Oral Technical Chair, ’08; Poster Chair, ‘10). He has worked on numerous funded industry and research stratigraphic projects globally and sits proposal review panels for PRF, AAPG, NSF, and USGS.