Just when I begin to know my way around the place …
Together we have moved the ball down the field a bit this year, and it has been an honor to serve you. Thank you for your trust and your friendship.
AAPG is in great hands with John Lorenz and the incoming Executive Committee.
I tell my kids to work hard, do right and show thanks, and the rest will usually take care of itself. I think I actually believe that.
Life is a trip that we only get to take once. Pour your passion into everything that you do and everyone whom you touch.
Build bridges every chance you get. The world will be better for it.
We are very lucky to be geologists! See you on the rocks ...
Scott W. Tinker, AAPG President (2008-09), is director of the Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin and Texas state geologist. Tinker also holds the Allday Endowed Chair in the Jackson School of Geosciences at UT-Austin. He has been a Distinguished Lecturer for AAPG as well as Distinguished Ethics Lecturer for the AAPG.