Organizing Committees

Local Committee

General Chair
Technical Program Chair
Special Session/Short Course Chair
John Diemer
John Diemer
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Dick Berg
Richard C. Berg
Illinois Geological Survey
Andy Bobyarchick
Andy Bobyarchick
UNC Charlotte
Field Trip Co-Chairs
K-12 Education Chair
Missy Eppes
Missy Eppes
UNC Charlotte


Jerry Bartholomew
University of Memphis,
Jake Armour
Jake Armour

UNC Charlotte
K-12 Education Co-Chairs
Randy Bechtel
North Carolina Geological Survey
Eric Pyle
James Madison University
Special Events / Community Education Chairs
Ken Taylor
North Carolina Geological Survey
John Bender
John Bender
UNC Charlotte
Scott Hippensteel
Scott Hippensteel
UNC Charlotte

Joint Technical Program Committee

Below are the organizers who will review and schedule all abstracts within the technical sessions being held in Charlotte.

Discipline Area Review Group JTPC Representative(s)
archaeological geology Archaeological Geology Division Kathleen Nicoll
kathleen.nicollatgmail.com
Loren Davis
loren.davisatoregonstate.edu
geoscience information Association of Earth Science Editors Monica Easton
monica.eastonatontario.ca
coal geology Coal Geology Division Margo D. Corum
mcorumatusgs.gov
Mark A. Engle
engleathydro.unr.edu
engineering geology Environmental and Engineering Geology Division Norman S. Levine
levinenatcofc.edu
Dennis Staley
dstaleyatusgs.gov
environmental geoscience Environmental Geoscience John F. Bratton
John.Brattonatnoaa.gov
Jim Hendry
jim.hendryatusask.ca
geomicrobiology Geobiology & Geomicrobiology Division Nora Noffke
nnoffkeatodu.edu
geochemistry; geochemistry, other Geochemical Society David Borrok
dborrokatutep.edu
Jeff Vervoort
vervoortatwsu.edu
geoinformatics Geoinformatics Division Walter Snyder
wsnyderatboisestate.edu
Kerstin Lehnert
lehnertatldeo.columbia.edu
geology & health Geology and Health Division Robert B. Finkelman
bobfatutdallas.edu
Saugata Datta
sdattaatksu.edu
public policy Geology and Society Division Joan Fryxell
jfryxellatcsusb.edu
D. Craig Cooper
craig.cooperatinl.gov
geophysics / tectonophysics / seismology Geophysics Division Audrey D. Huerta
huertaatgeology.cwu.edu
Samantha E. Hansen
shansenatgeo.ua.edu
geoscience education Geoscience Education Division Elizabeth Heise
eheiseatuclalumni.net
Don Duggan-Haas
dugganhaasatgmail.com
geoscience information Geoscience Information Society (GSIS) Robert Tolliver
rlt17atpsu.edu
history and philosophy of geology History and Philosophy of Geology Division Kenneth R. Aalto
kra1athumboldt.edu
James C. Dawson
dawsonjcatplattsburgh.edu
hydrogeology Hydrogeology Division Alicia M. Wilson
awilsonatgeol.sc.edu
Eliot Atekwana
eliot.atekwanaatokstate.edu
Bill Sanford
billsatcnr.colostate.edu
limnogeology Limnogeology Division Amy Myrbo
amyrboatumn.edu
Dan Deocampo
deocampoatgsu.edu
marine / coastal science Marine/Coastal Geology David J.W. Piper
dpiperatnrcan.gc.ca
mineralogy / crystallography; petrology, experimental; petrology, igneous; petrology, metamorphic; volcanology Mineralogical Society of America James S. Beard
jim.beardatvmnh.virginia.gov
Philip Brown
pbrownatgeology.wisc.edu
mineralogy / crystallography; geochemistry; petrology, volcanology Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division Calvin G. Barnes
cal.Barneatttu.edu
Eric H. Christiansen
eric_christiansenatbyu.edu
geoscience education National Association of Geoscience Teachers Aida Awad
aawadatmaine207.org
paleoclimatology / paleoceanography Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology
Kristen St. John
stjohnkeatjmu.edu
Paleontology, Biogeography / Biostratigraphy; Paleontology, Diversity, Extinction, Origination; Paleontology, Paleoecology / Taphonomy; Paleontology, Phylogenetic / Morphological Patterns Paleontological Society Thomas D. Olszewski
tomoatgeo.tamu.edu
Caroline A.E. Stromberg
caestromatu.washington.edu
Seth Finnegan
seth.finneganatgmail.com
petroleum   Ann Givan, agivanatireservoir.com
planetary geology; remote sensing / geographic information systems Planetary Geology Division Simon Kattenhorn
simkatatuidaho.edu
Robert C. Anderson
Robert.c.andersonatjpl.nasa.gov
Precambrian geology Precambrian Geology Carol D. Frost
Frostatuwyo.edu
Geomorphology; Quaternary geology Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division Sara L. Rathburn
rathburnatcnr.colostate.edu
Jim O'Connor
oconnoratusgs.gov
sediments, carbonates; sediments, clastic; stratigraphy Sedimentary Geology Division Tracy D. Frank
tfrank2atunl.edu
sediments, carbonates; sediments, clastic; stratigraphy SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology John Snedden
jsneddenatig.utexas.edu
economic geology Society of Economic Geologists James Saunders
saundjaatauburn.edu
neotectonics / paleoseismology; structural geology; tectonics Structural Geology and Tectonics Division Phil Resor
presoratwesleyan.edu
Christine S. Siddoway
csiddowayatcoloradocollege.edu

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