The slate of candidates who will stand for AAPG election for 2007 balloting has been announced.
The president-elect winner will serve as AAPG president in 2008-09.
This is the first ballot that will carry candidates for two vice president positions -- one for U.S. Sections and one for International Regions. All eligible voters may cast ballots for all offices and are not limited to voting for just one of the VP positions.
For this ballot, the vice president-Regions will serve a two-year term and the vice president-Sections will serve a one-year term. Subsequently, the terms will two-year terms for both, with one of the vice president positions being selected annually.
The vice president-Regions will serve for the 2007-09 term, the vice president-Sections the 2007-08 term, the secretary from 2007-09 and the elected editor from 2007-10.
The candidates are:
- Neil F. Hurley, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo.
- Scott W. Tinker, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas, Austin.
Vice President (Regions)
- John R. Hogg, ConocoPhillips, Calgary, Canada.
- John Kaldi, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.
Vice President (Sections)
- John M. Armentrout, Cascade Stratigraphic, Clackamas, Ore.
- John B. Curtis, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo.
- Edward A. (Ted) Beaumont, independent geologist, Tulsa.
- Terence G. (Terry) O’Hare, Emerald Energy, Dallas.
- Gretchen Gillis, Schlumberger, Houston.
- Barry J. Katz, Chevron, Houston.
A biography and statement by the candidates will appear in the January EXPLORER. Ballots will be mailed and available online in spring 2007.