Six Members of the AAPG Foundation Corporation were re-elected as regular members at the group’s recent meeting in Denver during the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition.
Regular members re-elected to five-year terms were:
- Robert J. Ardell.
- Byron F. Dyer.
- Donald A. O’Nesky.
- John W. Shelton(who also was honored in Denver by the Foundation with the Chairman’s Award).
Regular members re-elected for three-year terms were:
- James A. Gibbs.
- William E. Gipson.
The members of the corporation’s next meeting will be April 12, in New Orleans, during the 2010 AAPG convention.
In other Foundation news, a new memorial grant has been established through a generous contribution from AAPG past president, Honorary Member and past Foundation ChairmanLarry Funkhouser and his wife, Jean Stoneburner Funkhouser, of Palo Alto.
The Roger W. Stoneburner Memorial Grant-in-Aid will provide a $1,000 grant annually to a deserving graduate student selected by the AAPG Grants-in-Aid Committee.
Funkhouser also provided an additional contribution to the James E. Wilson Memorial Grant, which will be awarded in the amount of $500 beginning with the 2010 Grants-in-Aid Program.