Election results have been announced for all three AAPG divisions, and the new executive committees are now in place for the 2011-12 term.
The newly elected presidents-elect will serve in that role for one year and then assume their respective division presidency for the 2012-13 term.
Election results and division executive committees are:
Joining them on the DEG committee are:
- ♦ President – Douglas C. Peters, Peters Geosciences, Golden, Colo.
- ♦ Editor – Kristin Carter, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey, Pittsburgh.
- ♦ Past President – Mary K. Harris, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, S.C.
Joining them on the DPA committee are:
- ♦ President – Martin D. Hewitt, Nexen Petroleum, Plano, Texas.
- ♦ Treasurer – Dan A. Billman, Billman Geologic Consultants Inc., Mars, Pa.
- ♦ Past President – Daniel J. Tearpock, Subsurface Consultants and Associates, Houston.
Joining them on the EMD committee are:
- ♦ President – Stephen M. Testa, State Mining and Geology Board, Sacramento, Calif.
- ♦ Secretary – Frances J. Hein, Alberta Energy Research Conservation Board, Calgary, Canada.
- ♦ Past President – Michael D. Campbell, I2M Associates LLC, Houston.
The Division of Environmental Geosciences (DEG), a division of AAPG, is concerned with increasing awareness of the environment and the petroleum industry and providing AAPG with a scientific voice in the public arena. Among its objectives are educating members about important environmental issues, supporting and encouraging research on the effects of exploration and production on the environment, and communicating scientific information to concerned governmental agencies.
The Division of Professional Affairs (DPA), a division of AAPG, seeks to promote professionalism and ethical standards, provide a means for professional certification of petroleum geologists, coal geologists, and petroleum geophysicists, assist in career planning, and improve the professional well-being of AAPG members. For more information about the DPA and its activities, visit the DPA Web site.
The Energy Minerals Division (EMD), a division of AAPG, is dedicated to addressing the special concerns of energy resource geologists working with energy resources other than conventional oil and gas, providing a vehicle to keep abreast of the latest developments in the geosciences and associated technology. EMD works in concert with the DEG to serve energy resource and environmental geologists.