Trustee Associates Elect New Officers

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Don O'Nesky
Don O'Nesky

Former longtime AAPG Foundation deputy executive director Don O’Nesky was elected chairman of the Foundation Trustee Associates at the group’s recent annual meeting at Lake Tahoe, Calif.

O’Nesky also served as a longtime deputy executive director of AAPG prior to retiring and moving to Venice, Fla., in 1999.

Also elected as Trustee officers for the coming year were Stewart Henry, who was named vice chairman of the group, and David Worthington, secretary/treasurer.

More than 60 Trustee Associates attended the meeting, which included a combination of business meetings, recreational activities and various tours. Meeting highlights included:

  • Foundation Board Chairman Bill Fisher presented the Foundation Chairman’s Award to Bill Crain.
  • Rick Fritz was presented with a plaque for his 11-plus years of service as executive director of the AAPG Foundation.
  • Newly named Foundation Executive Director David Curtiss was introduced and addressed the group for the first time.

A new member has joined the Foundation Trustee Associates – Mark Shuster, who is with Shell Exploration and Production in The Woodlands, Texas.

Shuster has been active in AAPG and the Foundation through various activities, including his participation on the Corporate Advisory Board.

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