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Northeastern Section

About the Northeastern Section

The Northeastern Section was founded by the Council of the Geological Society of America in April 1965. Please explore the links at right and below to learn more about the benefits we offer our Section members.

2015-2016 Section Officers

Terms: Chair—1 year, Vice-Chair—1 year, Secretary—4 years

Chair:

Gale C. Blackmer
Pennsylvania Geological Survey
3240 Schoolhouse Rd
Middleton, PA 17057-3534, USA

+1-717-702-2032

Vice-Chair:

Gary Solar
SUNY - College at Buffalo
Dept Earth Sciences & Science Education
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222-1004, USA

+1-716-878-6731

Secretary-Treasurer:
Third year of a first
4-year term

David P. West
Middlebury College
Dept. of Geology
276 Bicentennial Hall
Middlebury, VT 05753-6151, USA

+1-802-443-3476

Management Board
Includes the section officers, the retiring officers,
and two section members elected at large who serve overlapping 2-year terms.

Past Chair:

Gregory J. Walsh
U.S. Geological Survey
Box 628
Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

+1-802-828-4528

Past Secretary,
Accounting Officer,
Member of Local Committee:

Stephen G. Pollock

University of Southern Maine
Dept. of Geosciences
37 College Avenue
Gorham, ME 04038-1091, USA

+1-207-780-5353 (direct)
+1-207-780-5350 (dept)
+1-207-228-8361 (fax)

Student Representative:

Sean P. Regan

University of Massachussets
233 Morrill Science Ctr
Amherst, MA 01003, USA

+1-408-688-6495

Members-at-Large:

Marilyn Suiter, Tim Bralower, Stephen Pollock

Includes: In the United States, the District of Columbia and the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; in Canada, and the Provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and that portion of the Province of Ontario east of the 89th meridian.

4,673 voting members of the Section as of 31 December 2014.

GRANTS

The GSA Foundation has awarded $4,500 to each of the six GSA sections. The Northeastern Section offers two types of grants:

Please contact the Section Secretary (above) for more information.

Region

In the United States:

The District of Columbia and the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

In Canada:

The provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and that part of Ontario east of the 89th meridian.

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