Corporation Members Re-Elected in Denver

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.

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Rebecca Griffin worked as the AAPG Foundation manager until October 2010.

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