Willard R. “Will" Green, an independent from Midland, Texas, was voted
president-elect by the AAPG membership. He will service as AAPG president
Also elected were:
- Vice president – John C. Dolson, of TNK-BP, Moscow, Russia.
- Treasurer – Randi S. Martinsen, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.
All three will begin their duties on July 1, serving on an Executive
Committee headed by Lee Billingsley as president.
Remaining on the committee are J. Michael Party, who will complete the
second of a two-year term as secretary; and Ernest Mancini, who will serve
the final year of a three-year term as Editor.
Larry Jones, of Houston, will also serve on the Executive Committee as
chairman of the House of Delegates.
Green, the fourth petition candidate in the last four ballot seasons and in
the 89-year history of AAPG, is the second petition candidate voted into
office. Green was named winner after the runoff system adopted last year
was invoked, where the third candidate is dropped and the preference votes
came into play for the two remaining candidates, with Green tallying over 50