Paul Weimer, of the University of Colorado, has been voted president-elect by the 35,000-member American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
Weimer will serve as AAPG president in 2011-12.
Also elected were:
Both the vice president-sections and treasurer will serve for two years and the elected-editor serves for three years.
The newly elected officers will begin their duties on July 1, serving on an Executive Committee headed by David G. Rensink, of Houston; vice president-Regions, Alfredo E. Guzman, consultant, Veracruz, Mexico; and secretary William S. Houston, with PTTEP, Bangkok, Thailand.
Also new on the committee is David H. Hawk, a consultant in Boise, Idaho, who will assume the chairmanship of the House of Delegates.
Weimer is Professor, Bruce D. Benson Endowed Chair, University of Colorado Director of Energy and Minerals Applied Research Center Consulting geologist.
He received his doctorate in geology from the University of Texas at Austin, a master’s from the University of Colorado and a bachelors from Pomona College.
His father, Robert J. Weimer, is professor emeritus at the Colorado School of Mines and served as AAPG president 1991-92.
AAPG, founded in 1917, has members in 120 countries and has international headquarters in Tulsa, OK and regional offices in London, Bahrain and Singapore.