Election results are in and new officers have been announced for AAPG’s three divisions.
In all cases the president-elect terms are for 2012-13, with the officer assuming the division presidency for 2013-14.
The results are:
The newly elected officers will be joined on the DEG Executive Committee by president Tom J. Temples, independent, Clemson, S.C.; secretary-treasurer M. Jane Ellis-McNaboe, EnviroTech Consultants, Bakersfield, Calif.; and past president Douglas C. Peters, consultant, Golden, Colo.
They will be joined on the DPA committee by president Charles Sternbach, Star Creek Energy, Houston; secretary Mark Gallagher, Encana, Dallas; and past president Martin D. Hewitt, Nexen Petroleum USA, Plano, Texas.
They join president Andrea Reynolds, Shell Exploration, Warrendale, Pa.; treasurer David Tabet, Utah Geological Survey, Salt Lake City, Utah; and past president Stephen M. Testa, State Mining and Geology Board, Sacramento, Calif.
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.