Committees

Make an impact in our Society by serving on a committee.

As a member-led organization, your committee involvement is essential to furthering GSA's mission. GSA prioritizes creating and maintaining an environment in which all have an opportunity to participate and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.

Nominate or Volunteer

Nominate for committee and council positions, or view current open positions.

Deadline: 15 June 2024, 11:59 p.m. PDT

Self-nominations are encouraged! Apply your expertise, help strengthen GSA, and gain experience to enhance your career.


Questions?

Contact Darlene Williams, dwilliams@geosociety.org.

Committee Rosters 2023-2024

 

GSA Representatives, Members, and Conferees to Other Organizations

Section E; International Programs (CAIP)

Section E: Geology and Geography
Melanie Brandt, GSA Executive Director

GSA Representatives to the AAAS Consortium of Affiliates for International Programs (CAIP)
GSA Representative, Alexander Bump, 1 Jan. 2018–31 Dec. 2021
GSA Liaison: Melanie Brandt, GSA Executive Director

The purpose of the committee is to collect books and journals from retired or deceased geologists, and distribute them overseas to universities in developing nations where they will be put to good use. The goal of the committee is to, through collaboration, collect a broad spectrum of geological reference materials from areas in the U.S. and Canada to stock overseas libraries.

Environmental Geoscience; Government Affairs; Member Society Council

GSA Representative to the AGI Environmental Geoscience Advisory Committee

Mark Gabriel Little

GSA Member of the AGI Member Society Council

Mark Gabriel Little

GSA has three representatives (commissioners) each year and one representative-elect on the NACSN. The term is for three years. Appointments terminate and commence at the end of the NACSN annual meetings which are held during GSA Annual Meetings. The representative-elect takes office one year following his/her appointment.

Name Position
Gordon C. Baird 2020-2023
Jim Lehane 2021-2024
Frank R. Ettensohn 2022-2025

GSA has three representatives (commissioners) each year and one representative-elect on the NACSN. The term is for three years. Appointments terminate and commence at the end of the NACSN annual meetings which are held during GSA Annual Meetings. The representative-elect takes office one year following his/her appointment.

Name Position
Erin Campbell AASG Past President
John A. Yellich AASG Past Committee Representative
Thomas Oommen GSA Representative (2022-2025)

The mission of the USNC/SS is to promote the advancement of soil science in the United States and throughout the world in order to strengthen U.S. soil science as a contributor to the international scientific community and to inform the U.S. scientific community of soil science activities carried out elsewhere in the world. As such, it works to promote and facilitate participation of all U.S. soil scientists in the IUSS.

GSA Liaison - 

IDFullNameCompanyPositionRankTermStartTermEndPhoneProductCodeCommitteeDescriptionEmail
9219021Dr. Kathryn Jeanne MurdockExponent, Inc.Chair19/29/20236/30/2024(508) 479-8835COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

kmurdock@exponent.com
1999934Dr. Madeline E. SchreiberVirginia TechCouncilor417/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mschreib@vt.edu
9092986Dr. Yonathan Adamassu Environmental & Engineering Geology Division Representative667/1/20236/30/2026(540) 568-5016COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

yonathan.admassu@gmail.com
2003305Prof. Kenneth R. BradburyWisconsin Geological SurveyHydrogeology Division Representative667/1/20236/30/2026(608) 658-1929COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

bradbury91@aol.com
1121432Scott F. BurnsPortland State UnivDept GeologyQuaternary Geology & Geomorphology Division Representative667/1/20206/30/2026(503) 725-3389COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

burnss@pdx.edu
2001897Dr. Lewis LandNew Mexico TechKarst Division Representative6610/19/20236/30/2026(575) 932-9912COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

lewisland78@gmail.com
9219021Dr. Kathryn Jeanne MurdockExponent, Inc.Member-at-Large Industry1277/1/20216/30/2024(508) 479-8835COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

kmurdock@exponent.com
9154456Dr. Kirk F. TownsendCalifornia Geological SurveyMember-at-Large Industry1277/1/20236/30/2026(916) 591-6853COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

kirkftownsend@gmail.com
9274411Jonas Toupal Member-at-Large Student1307/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

toupal@sas.upenn.edu
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1407/1/2023  COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9083651Mr. Matthew W. DawsonGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1404/21/2022 (303) 357-1025COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mdawson@geosociety.org
9190903Mrs. Jennifer Lynn NocerinoGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor1427/1/2023 (720) 883-6613COMMITTEE/ACADEM_APPLDAcademic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with strengthening and expanding relations between GSA members in applied and academic geosciences. Proactively coordinates the Society's effort to facilitate greater cooperation between academia, industry, and government geoscientists. This committee reviews student applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Bighorn Basin Field Awards and selects the awardees.

Committee members will review and rank applications for the GSA/ExxonMobil Field Award in April or will create a subcommittee for this activity. The subcommittee will comprise a minimum of 4 committee members or 2 committee members and 2 members chosen from related GSA group, such as the Energy Division. The application review and ranking process involves reviewing cover letters and two letters of recommendation for each candidate and ordering the applications in accordance with application quality.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be committed to developing a better integration of applied and academic science in GSA meetings, publications, short courses, field trips, and education and outreach programs. Members must also be active in one or more GSA Divisions. Professional Interests: Environmental & Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Karst, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Sedimentary Geology.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

jnocerino@geosociety.org
9075267Dr. Abhijit MukherjeeIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurCouncilor412/22/20226/30/20259007228876COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

amukh2@gmail.com
1600278Dr. Kevin Lee MickusMissouri State Univ GeologyTechnical Program Chair607/1/20236/30/2024(417) 836-6375COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

kevinmickus@missouristate.edu
2006244David M. BushUniversity of West Georgia, GeologyTechnical Program Vice-Chair617/1/20236/30/2024(678) 839-4057COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

dbush@westga.edu
1119980Dr. Patrick Albert BurkhartSlippery Rock UniversityTechnical Program Past Chair627/1/20236/30/2024(724) 421-9941COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

patrick.burkhart@sru.edu
9081510Robinson CecilCSU-NorthridgeTechnical Program Past Chair627/1/20236/30/2024(818) 677-7009COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

robinson.cecil@csun.edu
2004324Dr. Matthew E. BruesekeKansas State UniversityMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2027 COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

brueseke@ksu.edu
9110123Kristen L. CookIRDMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2025 COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

kristenlcook@gmail.com
2012399Dr. Saugata DattaUniversity of Texas at San AntonioMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2026(210) 458-4752COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

SAUGATA.DATTA@UTSA.EDU
9143059Dr. Miquela IngallsPenn State, GeosciencesMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2027(919) 280-4917COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

ingalls@psu.edu
9102822Dr. Tiffany RiveraUniversity of MissouriMember-at-Large12610/1/20206/30/2024 COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

trivera@missouri.edu
1774744William W. SagerUniversity of Houston, Department of Earth and Atmospheric ScMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2025(713) 743-3108COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

wwsager@uh.edu
9274297Mr. Oyewande Olumide Ojo Member-at-Large Student1307/1/20236/30/2025(405) 780-3817COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

oyewande.ojo@okstate.edu
9199903Lindsey HensleeThe Geological Society of AmericaInvitee1406/27/2023 303-357-1006COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

lhenslee@geosociety.org
9316438Susan JenkinsGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1404/3/2023  COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

sjenkins@geosociety.org
9279349Courtney MinoGeological Society of AmericaInvitee14010/27/2022  COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

cmino@geosociety.org
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9261083Rebecca FazzariThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor/ Liaison1421/7/2019 (303) 357-1058COMMITTEE/ANNUAL_PROGRAMAnnual Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee is charged with increasing the quality of the annual and other Society-sponsored meetings in terms of science, education and outreach. Evaluates the technical and scientific programs annually to identify modifications necessary for accomplishing the Society's long-range goals. Conducts short and long-range planning for the Society meetings as a whole, and develops a long-term logistical plan/strategy for the technical programs of Society meetings and other Society-sponsored meetings.

Committee Requirements:

The membership should reflect the global nature of the geological sciences, including disciplinary and employment background.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets for 1 ½ days in February each year in Boulder, CO and briefly meets during the Annual Meeting. Communicates through GSA Connected Community.

rfazzari@geosociety.org
9108950Prof. Carol Denison FrostU Wyoming Geology & GeophysicsChair/Councilor17/1/20236/30/2024(307) 745-3719COMMITTEE/DAY_MEDALArthur L. Day Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Arthur L. Day Medal. This award recognizes outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of those who have made “distinct contributions to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

frost@uwyo.edu
9083219Prof. Whitney M. BehrETH ZurichMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/DAY_MEDALArthur L. Day Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Arthur L. Day Medal. This award recognizes outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of those who have made “distinct contributions to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

wbehr@ethz.ch
1061725Vickie C. BennettAustralian National University, Research School Earth SciencesMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/202561-2 61255509COMMITTEE/DAY_MEDALArthur L. Day Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Arthur L. Day Medal. This award recognizes outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of those who have made “distinct contributions to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

vickie.bennett@anu.edu.au
9065011Prof. Eric C. FerreU. Louisana - LafayetteMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(337) 482-2888COMMITTEE/DAY_MEDALArthur L. Day Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Arthur L. Day Medal. This award recognizes outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of those who have made “distinct contributions to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

eric.ferre@louisiana.edu
9133150Sidney Rasbury HemmingColumbia University - LDEOEarth and EnMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(646) 701-2908COMMITTEE/DAY_MEDALArthur L. Day Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Arthur L. Day Medal. This award recognizes outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of those who have made “distinct contributions to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

sidney@ldeo.columbia.edu
9181674Jerry X. MitrovicaHarvard University, Earth and Planetary SciencesMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024(617) 496-2732COMMITTEE/DAY_MEDALArthur L. Day Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Arthur L. Day Medal. This award recognizes outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of those who have made “distinct contributions to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

jxm@eps.harvard.edu
9132757Prof. Brad S. SingerUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024(262) 501-7733COMMITTEE/DAY_MEDALArthur L. Day Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Arthur L. Day Medal. This award recognizes outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of those who have made “distinct contributions to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

bsinger@wisc.edu
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/DAY_MEDALArthur L. Day Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Arthur L. Day Medal. This award recognizes outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of those who have made “distinct contributions to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1492/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/DAY_MEDALArthur L. Day Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Arthur L. Day Medal. This award recognizes outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of those who have made “distinct contributions to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

dwilliams@geosociety.org
2002782Brian G. KatzGSA TreasurerGSA Treasurer367/1/20226/30/2024(850) 766-7192COMMITTEE/AUDITAudit CommitteeThe Audit Committee recommends the selection of an outside auditing firm, approves the overall scope of the audit, reviews the independent auditor's assessment of the adequacy of internal controls systems, reviews the annual financial statements and accompanying audit report, and directs any special investigations deemed necessary by the Council. The Audit Committee reports its findings both orally and in writing to the GSA Council at the fall meeting. In addition to its GSA role, the Audit Committee performs the same function for the GSA Foundation, taking its direction from the Board of Trustees of the Foundation and reporting to that board.bg_katz@hotmail.com
9091518Mr. Richard M. OrtizLettis Consultants International (LCI)Councilor417/1/20236/30/2026(916) 235-0499COMMITTEE/AUDITAudit CommitteeThe Audit Committee recommends the selection of an outside auditing firm, approves the overall scope of the audit, reviews the independent auditor's assessment of the adequacy of internal controls systems, reviews the annual financial statements and accompanying audit report, and directs any special investigations deemed necessary by the Council. The Audit Committee reports its findings both orally and in writing to the GSA Council at the fall meeting. In addition to its GSA role, the Audit Committee performs the same function for the GSA Foundation, taking its direction from the Board of Trustees of the Foundation and reporting to that board.ortiz@lettisci.com
9139974Ms. Susan Stover, PG, GSAEmerita, Kansas Geological SurveyCouncilor417/1/20226/30/2025(785) 554-7609COMMITTEE/AUDITAudit CommitteeThe Audit Committee recommends the selection of an outside auditing firm, approves the overall scope of the audit, reviews the independent auditor's assessment of the adequacy of internal controls systems, reviews the annual financial statements and accompanying audit report, and directs any special investigations deemed necessary by the Council. The Audit Committee reports its findings both orally and in writing to the GSA Council at the fall meeting. In addition to its GSA role, the Audit Committee performs the same function for the GSA Foundation, taking its direction from the Board of Trustees of the Foundation and reporting to that board.SusanStover@ku.edu
9296967Lang FarmerUniversity of ColoradoMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/AUDITAudit CommitteeThe Audit Committee recommends the selection of an outside auditing firm, approves the overall scope of the audit, reviews the independent auditor's assessment of the adequacy of internal controls systems, reviews the annual financial statements and accompanying audit report, and directs any special investigations deemed necessary by the Council. The Audit Committee reports its findings both orally and in writing to the GSA Council at the fall meeting. In addition to its GSA role, the Audit Committee performs the same function for the GSA Foundation, taking its direction from the Board of Trustees of the Foundation and reporting to that board.lang.farmer@colorado.edu
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/AUDITAudit CommitteeThe Audit Committee recommends the selection of an outside auditing firm, approves the overall scope of the audit, reviews the independent auditor's assessment of the adequacy of internal controls systems, reviews the annual financial statements and accompanying audit report, and directs any special investigations deemed necessary by the Council. The Audit Committee reports its findings both orally and in writing to the GSA Council at the fall meeting. In addition to its GSA role, the Audit Committee performs the same function for the GSA Foundation, taking its direction from the Board of Trustees of the Foundation and reporting to that board.mbrandt@geosociety.org
9293990Anita Monk-RyanGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor/ Liaison1425/25/2021 (303) 357-1019COMMITTEE/AUDITAudit CommitteeThe Audit Committee recommends the selection of an outside auditing firm, approves the overall scope of the audit, reviews the independent auditor's assessment of the adequacy of internal controls systems, reviews the annual financial statements and accompanying audit report, and directs any special investigations deemed necessary by the Council. The Audit Committee reports its findings both orally and in writing to the GSA Council at the fall meeting. In addition to its GSA role, the Audit Committee performs the same function for the GSA Foundation, taking its direction from the Board of Trustees of the Foundation and reporting to that board.amonkryan@geosociety.org
9131330Carson A. RichardsonUniversity of Arizona, Arizona Geological SurveyMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(520) 621-2482COMMITTEE/GEOMAP_AWARDBascom Mapping Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Florence Bascom Geologic Mapping Award. This award acknowledges contributions in published high-quality geologic mapping that led the recipient to publish significant new scientific or economic-resource discoveries, and to contribute greater understanding of fundamental geologic processes and concepts.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be knowledgeable in the field of mapping

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

carichardson@arizona.edu
9146481Dr. Ellen J. Reat Wersan Member-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(865) 771-9160COMMITTEE/GEOMAP_AWARDBascom Mapping Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Florence Bascom Geologic Mapping Award. This award acknowledges contributions in published high-quality geologic mapping that led the recipient to publish significant new scientific or economic-resource discoveries, and to contribute greater understanding of fundamental geologic processes and concepts.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be knowledgeable in the field of mapping

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

ellen.jr.wersan@gmail.com
9140160Dr. Andrew Vincent ZuzaUniversity of Nevada, RenoMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(973) 224-6841COMMITTEE/GEOMAP_AWARDBascom Mapping Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Florence Bascom Geologic Mapping Award. This award acknowledges contributions in published high-quality geologic mapping that led the recipient to publish significant new scientific or economic-resource discoveries, and to contribute greater understanding of fundamental geologic processes and concepts.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be knowledgeable in the field of mapping

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

avz5818@gmail.com
9169684Ms. Ellen Ari LamontBureau of ReclamationMember-at-Large Student1307/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/GEOMAP_AWARDBascom Mapping Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Florence Bascom Geologic Mapping Award. This award acknowledges contributions in published high-quality geologic mapping that led the recipient to publish significant new scientific or economic-resource discoveries, and to contribute greater understanding of fundamental geologic processes and concepts.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be knowledgeable in the field of mapping

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

ellenalamont17@gmail.com
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/GEOMAP_AWARDBascom Mapping Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Florence Bascom Geologic Mapping Award. This award acknowledges contributions in published high-quality geologic mapping that led the recipient to publish significant new scientific or economic-resource discoveries, and to contribute greater understanding of fundamental geologic processes and concepts.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be knowledgeable in the field of mapping

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1492/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/GEOMAP_AWARDBascom Mapping Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Florence Bascom Geologic Mapping Award. This award acknowledges contributions in published high-quality geologic mapping that led the recipient to publish significant new scientific or economic-resource discoveries, and to contribute greater understanding of fundamental geologic processes and concepts.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be knowledgeable in the field of mapping

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

dwilliams@geosociety.org
9224126Monica Elizabeth DixUS EPAChair17/1/20236/30/2024(414) 573-7334COMMITTEE/CONG_SCI_FELLCongressional Science Fellowship Selection Committee

The responsibility of the Selection Committee is to review all applicants and nominees for the GSA Congressional Science Fellowship, and select the Fellowship recipient.

Note: This committee is a subcommittee of the Geology and Public Policy Committee.

monica.e.dix@gmail.com
1627847Maureen A. MuldoonWI Geological & Natural History SurveyPast Chair67/1/20236/30/2024(608) 265-8181COMMITTEE/CONG_SCI_FELLCongressional Science Fellowship Selection Committee

The responsibility of the Selection Committee is to review all applicants and nominees for the GSA Congressional Science Fellowship, and select the Fellowship recipient.

Note: This committee is a subcommittee of the Geology and Public Policy Committee.

muldoon@wisc.edu
9169954Dr. Sylvia R. NicovichUS Geological SurveyChair-elect117/1/20236/30/2024(805) 458-2528COMMITTEE/CONG_SCI_FELLCongressional Science Fellowship Selection Committee

The responsibility of the Selection Committee is to review all applicants and nominees for the GSA Congressional Science Fellowship, and select the Fellowship recipient.

Note: This committee is a subcommittee of the Geology and Public Policy Committee.

sylvia.nicovich@gmail.com
1033400Dr. Christopher M. BaileyWilliam & MaryCouncil Liaison447/1/20226/30/2025(757) 221-2445COMMITTEE/CONG_SCI_FELLCongressional Science Fellowship Selection Committee

The responsibility of the Selection Committee is to review all applicants and nominees for the GSA Congressional Science Fellowship, and select the Fellowship recipient.

Note: This committee is a subcommittee of the Geology and Public Policy Committee.

cmbail@wm.edu
9200117Michael O'Connor Recent Congressional Science Fellow597/1/20226/30/20256313572522COMMITTEE/CONG_SCI_FELLCongressional Science Fellowship Selection Committee

The responsibility of the Selection Committee is to review all applicants and nominees for the GSA Congressional Science Fellowship, and select the Fellowship recipient.

Note: This committee is a subcommittee of the Geology and Public Policy Committee.

mtoconnor12@gmail.com
9263800Dr. Sarah J. RykerU.S. Geological SurveyUSGS Representative8111/15/2022 (571) 533-7000COMMITTEE/CONG_SCI_FELLCongressional Science Fellowship Selection Committee

The responsibility of the Selection Committee is to review all applicants and nominees for the GSA Congressional Science Fellowship, and select the Fellowship recipient.

Note: This committee is a subcommittee of the Geology and Public Policy Committee.

sryker@usgs.gov
9175011Susan M. LoftonGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1407/1/2013 303-357-1040COMMITTEE/CONG_SCI_FELLCongressional Science Fellowship Selection Committee

The responsibility of the Selection Committee is to review all applicants and nominees for the GSA Congressional Science Fellowship, and select the Fellowship recipient.

Note: This committee is a subcommittee of the Geology and Public Policy Committee.

slofton@geosociety.org
9080737Justin M. Samuel, PGGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1408/23/2023 (303) 357-1026COMMITTEE/CONG_SCI_FELLCongressional Science Fellowship Selection Committee

The responsibility of the Selection Committee is to review all applicants and nominees for the GSA Congressional Science Fellowship, and select the Fellowship recipient.

Note: This committee is a subcommittee of the Geology and Public Policy Committee.

justinsamuel303@gmail.com
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/CONG_SCI_FELLCongressional Science Fellowship Selection Committee

The responsibility of the Selection Committee is to review all applicants and nominees for the GSA Congressional Science Fellowship, and select the Fellowship recipient.

Note: This committee is a subcommittee of the Geology and Public Policy Committee.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9208342David M. DavisRutgers UniversityChair17/1/20236/30/2024(404) 709-5865COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

dmd7274@gmail.com
2009791Dr. Kathleen DeGraaff SurplessTrinity UniversityCouncilor417/1/20236/30/2026(210) 999-7365COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

ksurples@trinity.edu
9149839Rachel E. BernardAmherst CollegeMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024(240) 994-7821COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

rbernard@amherst.edu
9094492Dr. Joshua W. BondeNevada State MuseumMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025(775) 687-4810COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

j.bonde@nevadaculture.org
9099129Dr. Rocio Paola Caballero-GillGeorge Mason UniversityMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026 COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

rcaballero.gill@gmail.com
9266858Claudia R. CoronaCU Boulder, HydrogeologyMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024(213) 822-6905COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

clco6964@colorado.edu
9174296Dr. Daniel Enrique Ibarra, Ph.D.Brown UniversityMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024(650) 714-5097COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

daniel_ibarra@brown.edu
9172285Zakiya Celeste ShivjiFEMAMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

zakiya.shivji@gmail.com
9183238Alyssa Tunnelle Member-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026 COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

alyssaelaineT@gmail.com
9077116Dr. Shelby CaveArcadis U.S., Inc., North America - EnvironmentalMember-at-Large Industry1277/1/20236/30/2026(803) 801-2260COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

rokhugr@gmail.com
9239969Mr. Benjamin Joel Deans Member-at-Large Student1307/1/20236/30/2026(214) 500-4384COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

turtlepower4321@yahoo.com
9256203Nan StoutGSAInvitee1406/11/2021 (303) 357-1012COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

nstout@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaInvitee1402/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

dwilliams@geosociety.org
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9305971Elizabeth LongGeological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1492/1/2022  COMMITTEE/DIVERSITY_GEODiversity in the Geosciences Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee initiates activities and programs that will increase opportunities for people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities including raising awareness in the geosciences community of the positive role these groups play within the geosciences. The committee is also charged with stimulating recruitment and promoting positive career development for these groups. Some current programs and awards that this committee is responsible for include the On To the Future program, Bromery Award for Minorities, and minority scholarships (dependent on funding).

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with the employment issues these groups face; expertise and leadership experience in such areas as human resources and education is also desired.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electonically.

elong@geosociety.org
9253298Patricia PersaudUniversity of ArizonaCouncilor417/1/20236/30/2025(520) 621-4489COMMITTEE/CURTIS_MEMDoris M. Curtis Memorial Fund for Women in Science Award

Committee Charge

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the Outstanding Woman in Science Award. The award was established as a means to encourage women in the geosciences. Women are eligible for the first 5 years following their degree.

Committee Requirements

Members should have the ability to assess the contributions of those women who have made a major impact in the geosciences based on their Ph.D. work.

Meetings and Time Commitment

Communicates electronically and virtually. Along with required personal time to review nominations, there are usually two meetings February-May of each year.

ppersaud@arizona.edu
9139974Ms. Susan Stover, PG, GSAEmerita, Kansas Geological SurveyCouncilor412/1/20246/30/2024(785) 554-7609COMMITTEE/CURTIS_MEMDoris M. Curtis Memorial Fund for Women in Science Award

Committee Charge

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the Outstanding Woman in Science Award. The award was established as a means to encourage women in the geosciences. Women are eligible for the first 5 years following their degree.

Committee Requirements

Members should have the ability to assess the contributions of those women who have made a major impact in the geosciences based on their Ph.D. work.

Meetings and Time Commitment

Communicates electronically and virtually. Along with required personal time to review nominations, there are usually two meetings February-May of each year.

SusanStover@ku.edu
1135350Dr. Rosemary C. CapoUniversity of PittsburghMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(412) 624-8873COMMITTEE/CURTIS_MEMDoris M. Curtis Memorial Fund for Women in Science Award

Committee Charge

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the Outstanding Woman in Science Award. The award was established as a means to encourage women in the geosciences. Women are eligible for the first 5 years following their degree.

Committee Requirements

Members should have the ability to assess the contributions of those women who have made a major impact in the geosciences based on their Ph.D. work.

Meetings and Time Commitment

Communicates electronically and virtually. Along with required personal time to review nominations, there are usually two meetings February-May of each year.

rcapo@pitt.edu
9116477Dr. Timothy H. DixonUniversity of South FloridaMember-at-Large1261/25/20236/30/2025 COMMITTEE/CURTIS_MEMDoris M. Curtis Memorial Fund for Women in Science Award

Committee Charge

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the Outstanding Woman in Science Award. The award was established as a means to encourage women in the geosciences. Women are eligible for the first 5 years following their degree.

Committee Requirements

Members should have the ability to assess the contributions of those women who have made a major impact in the geosciences based on their Ph.D. work.

Meetings and Time Commitment

Communicates electronically and virtually. Along with required personal time to review nominations, there are usually two meetings February-May of each year.

thd@usf.edu
2008666Dr. Martha A. HousePasadena City College, Natural SciencesMember-at-Large1261/26/20246/30/2025(626) 585-7026COMMITTEE/CURTIS_MEMDoris M. Curtis Memorial Fund for Women in Science Award

Committee Charge

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the Outstanding Woman in Science Award. The award was established as a means to encourage women in the geosciences. Women are eligible for the first 5 years following their degree.

Committee Requirements

Members should have the ability to assess the contributions of those women who have made a major impact in the geosciences based on their Ph.D. work.

Meetings and Time Commitment

Communicates electronically and virtually. Along with required personal time to review nominations, there are usually two meetings February-May of each year.

housesimons@gmail.com
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/CURTIS_MEMDoris M. Curtis Memorial Fund for Women in Science Award

Committee Charge

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the Outstanding Woman in Science Award. The award was established as a means to encourage women in the geosciences. Women are eligible for the first 5 years following their degree.

Committee Requirements

Members should have the ability to assess the contributions of those women who have made a major impact in the geosciences based on their Ph.D. work.

Meetings and Time Commitment

Communicates electronically and virtually. Along with required personal time to review nominations, there are usually two meetings February-May of each year.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1492/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/CURTIS_MEMDoris M. Curtis Memorial Fund for Women in Science Award

Committee Charge

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the Outstanding Woman in Science Award. The award was established as a means to encourage women in the geosciences. Women are eligible for the first 5 years following their degree.

Committee Requirements

Members should have the ability to assess the contributions of those women who have made a major impact in the geosciences based on their Ph.D. work.

Meetings and Time Commitment

Communicates electronically and virtually. Along with required personal time to review nominations, there are usually two meetings February-May of each year.

dwilliams@geosociety.org
2009728Dr. Carmala N. GarzioneUniversity of ArizonaPresident-Elect317/1/20236/30/20265853304435COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

garzione@arizona.edu
9192035Prof. Victor J. RicchezzaGeorgia State UniversityGeoscience Education Division Representative6612/1/20236/30/2026(917) 270-5172COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

vricchezza@gsu.edu
9141098Lynsey E. LeMayVirginia Peninsula Community CollegeSoutheastern Section Representative717/1/20216/30/2025(757) 825-3630COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

lemayl@vpcc.edu
1990011Dr. Wendi J. W. WilliamsSouth Texas CollegeSouth-Central Section Representative717/1/20216/30/2025(956) 872-8319COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

wwilliam@southtexascollege.edu
9078878Dr. Wendy BohonNASAInformal Science Educator Representative817/1/20226/30/2026(323) 854-7727COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

wendy.bohon@conservation.ca.gov
9212805Dr. Larry B. Collins, Jr.Longwood University4-Year College Faculty Representative817/1/20236/30/2027(570) 529-7527COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

collinslb@longwood.edu
1999938Dr. Michele Lynn CookeUMass AmherstGraduate Educator Respresentative817/1/20226/30/2026(413) 577-3142COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

cooke@umass.edu
9291328Meghan Hope Krueger Undergraduate Student Representative817/1/20226/30/2024(920) 420-9451COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mhopekrueger@gmail.com
9248491Andrea Mangold Pre-College Educator (K-12) Representative817/1/20216/30/2025(215) 983-7309COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

amangold@crsd.org
9133349Becca WalkerMt. San Antonio College2-Year College Faculty Representative817/1/20216/30/2025(909) 594-5611COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

walkerbecca@gmail.com
9191754Lisa LundgrenUtah State UniversityMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2025(303) 524-4203COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

lisa.lundgren@usu.edu
9192035Prof. Victor J. RicchezzaGeorgia State UniversityMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2027(917) 270-5172COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

vricchezza@gsu.edu
9306064Olasunkanmi Taiye OlorunsayeUniversity of Massachusetts LowellEnvironmental, Earth and Atmospheric SMember-at-Large Student1307/1/20236/30/2025(978) 836-4609COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

olasunkanmi_olorunsaye@student.uml.edu
1026300Dr. Pranoti M. AsherAmerican Geophysical UnionInvitee1407/1/2016 (202) 777-7522COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

pasher@agu.org
9064104Dr. Margaret A. Holzer Invitee1401/19/2021 (732) 868-0901COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

missy.holzer@gmail.com
9066300Dr. James H. MacDonald, Jr.Florida Gulf Coast UniversityInvitee1409/24/2020 (239) 590-7429COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

jmacdona@fgcu.edu
9205598Susan NashAmerican Assoc. of Petroleum Geologists, AAPGInvitee1407/1/2016  COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

snash@aapg.org
9270925Dr. Edward C. RobeckAGI Education & OutreachInvitee1407/1/2016 (703) 379-2480COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

ecrobeck@americangeosciences.org
9083651Mr. Matthew W. DawsonGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor1424/21/2022 (303) 357-1025COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mdawson@geosociety.org
9255154Lesley PetrieThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1494/21/2022 (303) 357-1097COMMITTEE/EDUCATIONEducation Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides information and direction to the Society regarding programs and initatives that support informal, pre-college (K•12), undergraduate, and graduate earth-science education.

Committee Requirements:

Committee membership is nominated to span a wide range of educational sectors in order to ensure representation by diverse stakeholders. Members should enjoy collaborating with other interested scientific organizations and science teachers’ groups.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

lpetrie@geosociety.org
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaExecutive Director/CEO010/31/2022  COMMITTEE/EXECUTIVEExecutive Committee

Committee Charge Summary

The Executive Committee is empowered to act for the GSA Council between its regular meetings, and reports to and advises the Council on matters pertinent to GSA's vision, mission, strategic plan, and other business.

Meetings and Time Committment

This Committe meets: Prior to the spring Council meeting at headquarters and prior to the fall Council meeting at the Annual Meeting site. Meetings may also be held at the discretion of the chair and via monthly teleconferences as needed

mbrandt@geosociety.org
1033400Dr. Christopher M. BaileyWilliam & MaryGSA President & Chair17/1/202312/31/2024(757) 221-2445COMMITTEE/EXECUTIVEExecutive Committee

Committee Charge Summary

The Executive Committee is empowered to act for the GSA Council between its regular meetings, and reports to and advises the Council on matters pertinent to GSA's vision, mission, strategic plan, and other business.

Meetings and Time Committment

This Committe meets: Prior to the spring Council meeting at headquarters and prior to the fall Council meeting at the Annual Meeting site. Meetings may also be held at the discretion of the chair and via monthly teleconferences as needed

cmbail@wm.edu
9088861Dr. Mark Gabriel LittleUniversity of North CarolinaGSA Immediate Past President277/1/20236/30/2024(347) 770-7555COMMITTEE/EXECUTIVEExecutive Committee

Committee Charge Summary

The Executive Committee is empowered to act for the GSA Council between its regular meetings, and reports to and advises the Council on matters pertinent to GSA's vision, mission, strategic plan, and other business.

Meetings and Time Committment

This Committe meets: Prior to the spring Council meeting at headquarters and prior to the fall Council meeting at the Annual Meeting site. Meetings may also be held at the discretion of the chair and via monthly teleconferences as needed

mrq5749@gmail.com
2002782Brian G. KatzGSA TreasurerGSA Treasurer367/1/20226/30/2024(850) 766-7192COMMITTEE/EXECUTIVEExecutive Committee

Committee Charge Summary

The Executive Committee is empowered to act for the GSA Council between its regular meetings, and reports to and advises the Council on matters pertinent to GSA's vision, mission, strategic plan, and other business.

Meetings and Time Committment

This Committe meets: Prior to the spring Council meeting at headquarters and prior to the fall Council meeting at the Annual Meeting site. Meetings may also be held at the discretion of the chair and via monthly teleconferences as needed

bg_katz@hotmail.com
1999934Dr. Madeline E. SchreiberVirginia TechCouncil Member-at-Large427/1/20236/30/2024 COMMITTEE/EXECUTIVEExecutive Committee

Committee Charge Summary

The Executive Committee is empowered to act for the GSA Council between its regular meetings, and reports to and advises the Council on matters pertinent to GSA's vision, mission, strategic plan, and other business.

Meetings and Time Committment

This Committe meets: Prior to the spring Council meeting at headquarters and prior to the fall Council meeting at the Annual Meeting site. Meetings may also be held at the discretion of the chair and via monthly teleconferences as needed

mschreib@vt.edu
9293990Anita Monk-RyanGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1405/25/2021 (303) 357-1019COMMITTEE/EXECUTIVEExecutive Committee

Committee Charge Summary

The Executive Committee is empowered to act for the GSA Council between its regular meetings, and reports to and advises the Council on matters pertinent to GSA's vision, mission, strategic plan, and other business.

Meetings and Time Committment

This Committe meets: Prior to the spring Council meeting at headquarters and prior to the fall Council meeting at the Annual Meeting site. Meetings may also be held at the discretion of the chair and via monthly teleconferences as needed

amonkryan@geosociety.org
2009764Nathan A. NiemiUniversity of MichiganInvitee1406/1/20246/30/2024(734) 764-6377COMMITTEE/EXECUTIVEExecutive Committee

Committee Charge Summary

The Executive Committee is empowered to act for the GSA Council between its regular meetings, and reports to and advises the Council on matters pertinent to GSA's vision, mission, strategic plan, and other business.

Meetings and Time Committment

This Committe meets: Prior to the spring Council meeting at headquarters and prior to the fall Council meeting at the Annual Meeting site. Meetings may also be held at the discretion of the chair and via monthly teleconferences as needed

naniemi@umich.edu
2009791Dr. Kathleen DeGraaff SurplessTrinity UniversityInvitee1406/1/20246/30/2024(210) 999-7365COMMITTEE/EXECUTIVEExecutive Committee

Committee Charge Summary

The Executive Committee is empowered to act for the GSA Council between its regular meetings, and reports to and advises the Council on matters pertinent to GSA's vision, mission, strategic plan, and other business.

Meetings and Time Committment

This Committe meets: Prior to the spring Council meeting at headquarters and prior to the fall Council meeting at the Annual Meeting site. Meetings may also be held at the discretion of the chair and via monthly teleconferences as needed

ksurples@trinity.edu
9175011Susan M. LoftonGeological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1497/5/2013 303-357-1040COMMITTEE/EXECUTIVEExecutive Committee

Committee Charge Summary

The Executive Committee is empowered to act for the GSA Council between its regular meetings, and reports to and advises the Council on matters pertinent to GSA's vision, mission, strategic plan, and other business.

Meetings and Time Committment

This Committe meets: Prior to the spring Council meeting at headquarters and prior to the fall Council meeting at the Annual Meeting site. Meetings may also be held at the discretion of the chair and via monthly teleconferences as needed

slofton@geosociety.org
1240536Dr. Barbara L. DutrowLouisiana St. Univ.Chair17/1/20236/30/2024(225) 578-2525COMMITTEE/EXTERNAL_AWARDSExternal Awards Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of the committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the numerous external awards for distinguished achievements in science and for important public service. The committee was established as a means to promote recognition and national visibility of earth sciences and geology by persistently making credible nominations for the external national awards.

dutrow@lsu.edu
9088861Dr. Mark Gabriel LittleUniversity of North CarolinaGSA Past President267/1/20236/30/2024(347) 770-7555COMMITTEE/EXTERNAL_AWARDSExternal Awards Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of the committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the numerous external awards for distinguished achievements in science and for important public service. The committee was established as a means to promote recognition and national visibility of earth sciences and geology by persistently making credible nominations for the external national awards.

mrq5749@gmail.com
1934150Prof. J Douglas WalkerUniversity of Kansas, GeologyGSA Past President267/1/20216/30/3022(785) 691-8783COMMITTEE/EXTERNAL_AWARDSExternal Awards Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of the committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the numerous external awards for distinguished achievements in science and for important public service. The committee was established as a means to promote recognition and national visibility of earth sciences and geology by persistently making credible nominations for the external national awards.

jdwalker@ku.edu
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/EXTERNAL_AWARDSExternal Awards Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of the committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the numerous external awards for distinguished achievements in science and for important public service. The committee was established as a means to promote recognition and national visibility of earth sciences and geology by persistently making credible nominations for the external national awards.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1492/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/EXTERNAL_AWARDSExternal Awards Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of the committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the numerous external awards for distinguished achievements in science and for important public service. The committee was established as a means to promote recognition and national visibility of earth sciences and geology by persistently making credible nominations for the external national awards.

dwilliams@geosociety.org
1033400Dr. Christopher M. BaileyWilliam & MaryGSA President217/1/20236/30/2024(757) 221-2445COMMITTEE/FINANCEFinance Committee cmbail@wm.edu
2009728Dr. Carmala N. GarzioneUniversity of ArizonaPresident-Elect317/1/20236/30/20245853304435COMMITTEE/FINANCEFinance Committee garzione@arizona.edu
2002782Brian G. KatzGSA TreasurerGSA Treasurer367/1/2022 (850) 766-7192COMMITTEE/FINANCEFinance Committee bg_katz@hotmail.com
1427800Dr. Jacqueline E. HuntoonMichigan Technological UniversityFormer Councilor437/1/20216/30/2024(906) 487-2819COMMITTEE/FINANCEFinance Committee jeh@mtu.edu
1114315Rex C. BuchananKansas Geological SurveyUniv KansasGSA Foundation Trustee5311/1/2021 (785) 864-2106COMMITTEE/FINANCEFinance Committee rex@kgs.ku.edu
9110396Carl A.P. FrickeCFSFInvestment Committee Representative767/1/2016 (415) 845-6657COMMITTEE/FINANCEFinance Committee carl.fricke@gmail.com
9175011Susan M. LoftonGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1401/5/2015 303-357-1040COMMITTEE/FINANCEFinance Committee slofton@geosociety.org
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/FINANCEFinance Committee mbrandt@geosociety.org
9293990Anita Monk-RyanGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor/ Liaison1425/25/2021 (303) 357-1019COMMITTEE/FINANCEFinance Committee amonkryan@geosociety.org
9224126Monica Elizabeth DixUS EPAChair17/1/20236/30/2024(414) 573-7334COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

monica.e.dix@gmail.com
1627847Maureen A. MuldoonWI Geological & Natural History SurveyPast Chair67/1/20236/30/2024(608) 265-8181COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

muldoon@wisc.edu
9169954Dr. Sylvia R. NicovichUS Geological SurveyChair-elect117/1/20236/30/2024(805) 458-2528COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

sylvia.nicovich@gmail.com
1033400Dr. Christopher M. BaileyWilliam & MaryCouncil Liaison447/1/20226/30/2025(757) 221-2445COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

cmbail@wm.edu
9168994Dr. Robert Trevor Goldman Congressional Science Fellow569/1/20238/31/2024 COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

rtgoldman47@gmail.com
9231966Hannah Palmer, Ph.D.Congressional Science FellowImmediate Past Cong Science Fellow579/1/20238/31/2024 COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

hmpalmer4@gmail.com
9206797Dr. Amanda Leane LabradoGeological Society of AmericaPast Past Congressional Science Fellow589/1/20238/31/2024(915) 479-1470COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

allabrado719@gmail.com
9151122Dr. Jansen A. SmithUniversity of Minnesota DuluthGeology & Society Division Representative667/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

jansen.a.smith@gmail.com
1556252Dr. MaryAnn Love MalinconicoLafayette CollegeNortheastern Section Representative717/1/20186/30/2024(610) 704-9755COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

lovem@lafayette.edu
9169954Dr. Sylvia R. NicovichUS Geological SurveyRocky Mtn Section Representative717/1/20216/30/2024(805) 458-2528COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

sylvia.nicovich@gmail.com
9256266Mr. Eric Lane SchuemannGrand Rapids Community CollegeNorth-Central Section Representative717/1/20236/30/2026(616) 990-6002COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

elschuemann@gmail.com
9068219Mr. David B. SpearsTop Rock Geoscience LLCSoutheastern Section Representative716/1/20246/30/2027 COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

merlin2752@gmail.com
9242425Dr. Nancy A. Van WagonerThompson Rivers University Physical SciencesCordilleran Section Representative717/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

n.vanwagoner@icloud.com
1461629Dr. Christopher Matthews KeaneAmerican Geosciences InstituteAmerican Geosciences Institute Representative9111/7/20236/30/2026(703) 379-2480COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

keane@americangeosciences.org
9077496Elizabeth LandauAGU, Public AffairsAmerican Geophysical Union Representative917/1/2009 (202) 777-7535COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

 
9229820Lauren HaygoodBoone Pickens School of Geology (OSU)Member-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026 COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

Lauren.haygood@okstate.edu
9050462Dr. Benjamin J. C. LaabsNorth Dakota State UniversityMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025(303) 579-2174COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

benjamin.laabs@ndsu.edu
9154456Dr. Kirk F. TownsendCalifornia Geological SurveyMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(916) 591-6853COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

kirkftownsend@gmail.com
9234919Mr. Shannon K. Vattikuti Member-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024(813) 610-6857COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

skv16@msstate.edu
9286898Elijah White, Jr.ExxonMobil (retired)Member-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

sixpackew44@aol.com
9090786Kenneth Hurst WilliamsBerkeley LabMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024(510) 701-1089COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

khwilliams@lbl.gov
9197964Ms. Danielle Nicole WoodringCenter for Critical Minerals StrategyMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025913-709-4498COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

dwoodring01@gmail.com
9218290David BruceVirginia Tech, GeosciencesMember-at-Large Student1307/1/20236/30/2026(316) 304-4044COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

dbruce5884@gmail.com
9175011Susan M. LoftonGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1407/10/2017 303-357-1040COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

slofton@geosociety.org
9318827Joshua Frederick Martin, Ph.D.Geological Society of AmericaInvitee1408/23/2023  COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

jmartin@geosociety.org
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/GPPCGeology and Public Policy Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee provides advice on public policy matters to Council and GSA leadership by monitoring and assessing international, national, and regional science policy; formulating and recommending position statements; and sponsoring policy-relevant activities at meetings.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have experience with public-policy issues involving the science of geology and the ability to develop, disseminate, and translate information from the geologic sciences into useful forms for the general public, policymakers and for GSA members.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at Annual Meeting in the fall and in Washinton, D.C. in the spring Communicates by phone and/or electronically between meetings.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
2004396W. Berry LyonsOhio State Univ - ColumbusSchool of EaChair17/1/20236/30/2027(614) 688-3241COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

lyons.142@osu.edu
9127618Dr. Federico SolanoU.S. Geological SurveyInternational IIG Chair17/1/20236/30/2027(703) 6486335COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

fsolanoc@usgs.gov
9135171Monica Jasper Secretary167/1/20236/30/2027 COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

monicarhjasper@gmail.com
9088861Dr. Mark Gabriel LittleUniversity of North CarolinaCouncil Liaison447/1/20216/30/2025(347) 770-7555COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mrq5749@gmail.com
9205391Dr. Onema Christopher AdojohNorthwest Missouri State University, Department of Natural Sciences - GeologyMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2025(573) 466-3446COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

oadojoh@nwmissouri.edu
9100185Prof. PROSUN BHATTACHARYAKTH ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Department of Sustainable Development,Member-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2025+46706974241COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

prosun@kth.se
1145703Ibrahim CemenUniversity of AlabamaGeological Sciences Bevill Energy BldgMember-at-Large1267/1/20206/30/2024(405) 762-9645COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

icemen@ua.edu
2005661Mihai N. DuceaUniversity of Arizona, Dept Geosciences, Rm 208Member-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2026(520) 665-1254COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

ducea@arizona.edu
9085266Dr. Sharon M. LockeSouthern Illinois Univ Edwardsville, Environmental Sciences & STEM CenterMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2027(618) 650-3452COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

slocke@siue.edu
9075267Dr. Abhijit MukherjeeIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurMember-at-Large1267/1/20206/30/20249007228876COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

amukh2@gmail.com
2006854Maeve A. BolandiCRAG - University College DublinMember-at-Large Outside North America1277/1/20206/30/2024 COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

maeve.boland@icrag-centre.org
9176431Dr. Natalia BykovaUniversity of MissouriMember-at-Large Outside North America1277/1/20226/30/2026+15403940427COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

natalia.bykova.v@gmail.com
1980600Michael C. WizevichCentral Connecticut State University, Geological SciencesMember-at-Large North America1272/16/20246/30/2026(860) 832-3188COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

wizevichmic@ccsu.edu
2006264Prof. CM China (Yu Zhongbo)Hohai UnivMember-at-Large International Associated Society1277/1/20226/30/202607025018346COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

zhongbo.yu@gmail.com
9274384Isheka S. OrrIUPUIMember-at-Large Student1307/1/20226/30/2024(803) 928-7641COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

isorr@iu.edu
9175011Susan M. LoftonGeological Society of AmericaInvitee14011/1/2014 303-357-1040COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

slofton@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaInvitee1402/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

dwilliams@geosociety.org
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9121145Dr. Ester SzteinGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor/ Liaison1424/18/2023 (703) 203-3149COMMITTEE/INTL_COMMGSA International Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee serves as GSA’s coordination and communication resource seeking to promote, create, and enhance opportunities for international cooperation related to the scientific, educational, and outreach missions shared by GSA and like-minded professional societies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Build collaborative relationships with Divisions and Associated Societies in international issues and serve as channel for member generated proposals for international themes.

Committee Requirements:

No special requirements

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting.Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

esztein@geosociety.org
9110396Carl A.P. FrickeCFSFChair17/1/2021 (415) 845-6657COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

carl.fricke@gmail.com
1033400Dr. Christopher M. BaileyWilliam & MaryGSA President217/1/20236/30/2024(757) 221-2445COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

cmbail@wm.edu
2002782Brian G. KatzGSA TreasurerGSA Treasurer367/1/2022 (850) 766-7192COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

bg_katz@hotmail.com
1114315Rex C. BuchananKansas Geological SurveyUniv KansasGSA Foundation Treasurer527/1/2021 (785) 864-2106COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

rex@kgs.ku.edu
1158237Bruce R. ClarkThe Leighton GroupMember-at-Large12610/1/2017 (949) 394-3028COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

brucerclark@gmail.com
9317133Ann Cox Member-at-Large1265/15/2023  COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

coxann@me.com
9173929Steven FarrellPresidium PartnersMember-at-Large1261/1/2013 (925) 855-9899COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

steve.farrell@presidiumpartners.com
9222087Eric Henry Member-at-Large1261/1/2016 (717) 439-8657COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

erichenry999@gmail.com
1530934Peter W. LipmanUS Geological SurveyMS 910Member-at-Large1261/1/2009  COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

pwlipman@gmail.com
2005820Mr. Michael A. ManshipGSA Foundation TrusteeMember-at-Large1262/26/2018 (406) 580-6621COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

mike@jamn.us
2006394R. Thayer Tutt, Jr.El Pomar FoundationMember-at-Large1267/1/2021 (719) 633-7733COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

tutt@elpomar.org
9297014Andy FiegelCaptrustInvitee1407/1/2021  COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

Andy.Fiegel@captrust.com
9175011Susan M. LoftonGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1404/1/2015 303-357-1040COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

slofton@geosociety.org
9297013Paul SchrederCaptrustInvitee1407/1/2021  COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

Paul.Schreder@captrust.com
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9293990Anita Monk-RyanGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor/ Liaison1425/25/2021 (303) 357-1019COMMITTEE/INVESTMENTSInvestments Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to meet with the Society money managers and to inform the Council about investment of the funds, securities, and other investments of the Society.

The committee acts for the Council in deciding on the purchase or sale of securities although authority for ordering actual transactions is reserved for the president, vice-president, past president, or treasurer.

The committee shall be responsible for a report on the condition of the portfolio and shall make recommendations concerning overall policy and types of investment. The chair shall submit an annual report to be published in the Annual Report of The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Using the cash flow needs projection for the upcoming year approved by Council at the time of budget approval, the Committee on Investments, through its outside money manager, will establish a cash transfer account to implement quarterly transfers achieved in such a way that the asset allocation of funds is maintained. Transfers are then reported immediately to the Committee on Investments, and the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee will approve in advance any cash flow transfer projections that exceed the cash flow transfer projections approved by Council at the time of budget approval.

amonkryan@geosociety.org
2011431Dr. Gregory DumondUniversity of ArkansasRepresentative-at-Large, Precambrian Geology012/1/201911/30/2024(479) 575-3411COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

gdumond@uark.edu
1460583Dr. Miriam E. Katz Representative-at-Large, Paleontology & Paleoceanography012/1/201511/30/2025 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

mimikatz19@gmail.com
1743476Dr. Kenneth D. RidgwayPurdue UniversityRepresentative-at-Large, Traditional Ecolgical Knowledge02/24/202311/30/2024(765) 494-3269COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

ridge@purdue.edu
1600278Dr. Kevin Lee MickusMissouri State Univ GeologyTechnical Program Chair6012/1/202311/30/2024(417) 836-6375COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

kevinmickus@missouristate.edu
2006244David M. BushUniversity of West Georgia, GeologyTechnical Program Vice-Chair6112/1/202311/30/2024(678) 839-4057COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

dbush@westga.edu
9210234Fred AndrusUniv of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Geological SciencesGeoarchaeology Geology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

fandrus@ua.edu
9277584Prof. Samuel BirchBrown UniversityPlanetary Geology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

sambirch@brown.edu
9136991Dr. Justin Edward BirdwellU.S. Geological Survey, Energy Resources ProgramEnergy Geology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025303-236-1534COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

jbirdw1@gmail.com
9073816Debra BuczkowskiJHU Applied Physics LaboratoryMS 200-WPlanetary Geology Division Representative6612/1/201311/30/2024(443) 778-2684COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

Debra.Buczkowski@jhuapl.edu
9191201Dr. Marc L. BuursinkUS Geological SurveyEnergy Geology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(703) 648-6517COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

buursink.usgs@gmail.com
9082372Renee M. ClaryMississippi State UniversityHistory & Philosophy of Geology Division Representative6612/1/2012 (662) 325-5924COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

rclary@geosci.msstate.edu
9111222Prof. Patricia Coorough BurkeMilwaukee Public MuseumHistory & Philosophy of Geology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(414) 278-6155COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

coorough@mpm.edu
9091961Shannon A. DulinUniversity of OklahomaGeophysics & Geodynamics Division Representative6612/1/202111/30/2025(405) 471-4816COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

sdulin@ou.edu
9105824Marty Dale FrisbeePurdue University, EAPSHydrogeology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2024(765) 494-8678COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

mdfrisbee@purdue.edu
9163689Brandt M. GibsonUniversity of Toronto MississaugaGeobiology & Geomicrobiology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

brandt@brandtgibson.me
1372475Dr. M. Scott Harris, PGUniversity of CharlestonGeology & Society Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

HarrisS@cofc.edu
9053904Mr. James A. HellerADEM, Groundwater Branch/Land DivisionGeology & Society Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(334) 270-5658COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

jah@adem.alabama.gov
9163435Denise J. HillsAdvanced Resources InternationalGeoinformatics and Data Science Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(205) 239-8191COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

denise.j.hills@gmail.com
1422944Prof. Mary S. HubbardMontana State University226 Traphagen HallInternational Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024435-881-2251COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

mhub@alum.mit.edu
9091238Dr. Amanda N. HughesUniversity of ArizonaGeophysics & Geodynamics Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(724) 822-4401COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

anhughes@arizona.edu
9140484Dr. William Thomas Jackson, Jr.University of MemphisSedimentary Geology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(901) 678-2774COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

wtjckson@memphis.edu
9091805Dr. Bradley G. JohnsonDavidson College Environmental StudiesQuaternary Geology & Geomorphology Division Representative6612/1/202111/30/2025(704) 894-2096COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

brjohnson@davidson.edu
9107641Daniel JonesNew Mexico Tech/NCKRIKarst Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(575) 835-5049COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

daniel.s.jones@nmt.edu
9149442Dr. Elizabeth KenderesIndiana UniversityGeoscience Education Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

emkender@iu.edu
9107377Dr. Katherine J. KnierimUSGSHydrogeology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(501) 607-2653COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

kknierim@usgs.gov
9209826Dr. Samantha Marie KrauseTexas State UniversityGeoarchaeology Geology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2027(540) 847-0016COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

sam.m.krause@gmail.com
9177191Dr. Harshad Vijay KulkarniIndian Institute of Technology Mandi, School of Civil & Env. EngineeringGeology & Health Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025+91-7018308782COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

harshad@iitmandi.ac.in
2007411Dr. Jade Star LackeyPomona CollegeMineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology & Volcanology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(909) 621-8677COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

JadeStar.Lackey@pomona.edu
9298556Sabrina L. LankerUniversity of MichiganGeology & Health Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(810) 360-8759COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

sllanker@umich.edu
9207781Dr. Edward MathesonCape Breton UniversitySedimentary Geology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(613) 561-7562COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

Ted_Matheson@cbu.ca
9072545Dr. Michael M. McGlueUniversity of Kentucky Earth and Environmental SciencesContinental Scientific Drilling Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(859) 257-4444COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

michael.mcglue@uky.edu
2005347Dr. Kirsten M. MenkingVassar CollegeLimnogeology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2025(845) 437-5545COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

kimenking@vassar.edu
9102425Dr. Lauren A. MichelTennessee Tech UniversitySoils Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(931) 372-3188COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

lmichel@tntech.edu
9155970Dr. Alexander Michael MorganPlanetary Science InstitutePlanetary Geology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

amorgan@psi.edu
2013015Dr. Jennifer L. PiatekCentral Connecticut State University, Department of Earth and Space SciencesPlanetary Geology Division Representative6612/1/202111/30/2025(860) 832-2935COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

piatekjel@ccsu.edu
9052330Dr. Jennifer L. PierceBoise State University, GeoscienceQuaternary Geology & Geomorphology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(208) 921-4476COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

jenpierce@boisestate.edu
2002476Prof. Scott H. PikeWillamette UniversityGeoarchaeology Geology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(503) 370-6587COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

spike@willamette.edu
9135057Francis Kevin RengersU.S. Geological Survey Landslide HazardsEnvironmental & Engineering Geology Division Representative6612/1/202111/30/2025303-273-8637COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

frengers@usgs.gov
9192035Prof. Victor J. RicchezzaGeorgia State UniversityGeoscience Education Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(917) 270-5172COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

vricchezza@gsu.edu
9102822Dr. Tiffany RiveraUniversity of MissouriGeochronology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

trivera@missouri.edu
9125764Prof. Brad E. RosenheimUniversity of South Florida, College of Marine ScienceGeochronology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(727) 553-3354COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

brosenheim@usf.edu
9111788Dr. Laura Suzanne RuhlUS Geological SurveyGeology & Health Division Representative6612/1/202011/30/2025(571) 548-1048COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

lruhl.geo@gmail.com
2003768Mark D. SchmitzBoise State UniversityGeochronology Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(208) 426-5907COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

markschmitz@boisestate.edu
9064965Dr. Anjana K. ShahUSGSGeophysics & Geodynamics Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(303) 236-1218COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

ashah@usgs.gov
9118218John Selwyn SingletonColorado State UniversityStructural Geology & Tectonics Division Representative666/1/202111/30/2024 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

john.singleton@colostate.edu
9199357Nicholas Andrew SoltisUniversity of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, INGeoscience Education Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(724) 316-9976COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

nsoltis987@gmail.com
9134032Dr. J. Alex SpeerGSA Mineralogy, Petrology, and VolcanoMineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology & Volcanology Division Representative6612/1/202111/30/2025(301) 325-3714COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

jaspeer@minsocam.org
1853493Dr. Scott W. StarrattUS Geological SurveyLimnogeology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2025(650) 329-4990COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

sstarrat@usgs.gov
1853493Dr. Scott W. StarrattUS Geological SurveyMarine & Coastal Geoscience Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2025(650) 329-4990COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

sstarrat@usgs.gov
2007396Benjamin E. SurplessTrinity University, GeosciencesStructural Geology & Tectonics Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025(210) 347-2311COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

bsurples@trinity.edu
2010372Dr. Mark R. SweeneyU. South DakotaQuaternary Geology & Geomorphology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(605) 658-6803COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

mark.sweeney@usd.edu
9120965Dr. Lydia Schiavo TackettUniversity of MissouriGeobiology & Geomicrobiology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

lydia.tackett@missouri.edu
9225988Dr. Arnaud J. TemmeUniversity of InnsbruckSoils Division Representative6612/1/202311/30/2025 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

arnaudtemme@ksu.edu
9058170Alan WhittingtonUniversity of Texas at San AntonioMineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology & Volcanology Division Representative6612/1/202111/30/2025(210) 458-5458COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

alan.whittington@utsa.edu
9058260Dr. Elisabeth WidomMiami Univ - OhioDept. of Geology & EnMineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology & Volcanology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(513) 529-5048COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

widome@miamioh.edu
9055373Ms. Anne C. WittVirginia Department of EnergyEnvironmental & Engineering Geology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(434) 951-6319COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

anne.witt@energy.virginia.gov
9085696Dr. Ann M. YoubergUniversity of Arizona, Arizona Geological SurveyEnvironmental & Engineering Geology Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2025(520) 621-2250COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

ayouberg@arizona.edu
9117590Dr. Andrew Alexander ZaffosUniversity of ArizonaGeoinformatics and Data Science Division Representative6612/1/202211/30/2024(520) 631-3635COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

azaffos@arizona.edu
9102556Dr. Philip BrownUniv Wisconsin - Madison, GeoscienceMineralogical Society of America Representative9112/1/202211/30/2024 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

pebrown@wisc.edu
9065783Monica Gaiswinkler EastonOntario Geological SurveyAssociation of Earth Science Editors Representative916/11/201911/30/2024 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

monica.easton@ontario.ca
1370684Dr. Howard E. Harper, Jr.Society of Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)Society for Sedimentary Geology Representative9112/1/202011/30/202719188086985COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

hharper@sepm.org
1386268Elizabeth A. HeiseUniversity of Texas ArlingtonCouncil on Undergraduate Research Geosciences9112/1/201811/30/2026(323) 343-3810COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

eheise@calstatela.edu
2011647John Warren HuntleyUniversity of Missouri, Geological SciPaleontological Society Representative9112/1/202111/30/2025 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

huntleyj@missouri.edu
9241573Sarah M. JacquetUniversity of MissouriPaleontological Society Representative914/15/2021 15736070248COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

jacquets@missouri.edu
9221935Dr. Claire Louise McLeodMiami UniversityCouncil on Undergraduate Research Geosciences9112/1/202011/30/20278322703354COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

mcleodcl@miamioh.edu
1722218Dr. Frank C. RamosNew Mexico State UniversityGeochemical Society Representative9112/1/20182/28/2027(626) 688-4457COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

framos@nmsu.edu
9149967Dr. Katherine RykerUniversity of South CarolinaNational Association of Geoscience Teachers Representative9112/1/202311/30/2027(803) 777-9513COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

kryker@seoe.sc.edu
9091614Dr. James D. SchiffbauerMizzou GeologyPaleontological Society Representative916/24/2022 (573) 397-2281COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

schiffbauerj@missouri.edu
9088788Dr. René A. Shroat-LewisUA Little Rock, Geology ProgramPaleontological Society Representative916/6/2022 (501) 916-5763COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

rashroatlew@ualr.edu
9323251Lauren TerrySociety of Economic GeologistsSociety of Economic Geologists Representative9112/1/202311/30/2025 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

terrylaurenrae@gmail.com
9257464Robert TolliverUniversity of DelawareGeoscience Information Society Representative912/8/202311/30/2024 COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

btoll@udel.edu
9117832Heather A. ClarkGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1401/28/2016 (303) 357-1018COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

hclark@geosociety.org
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9261083Rebecca FazzariThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor1421/7/2019 (303) 357-1058COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

rfazzari@geosociety.org
9316438Susan JenkinsGeological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1494/3/2023  COMMITTEE/JTPCJoint Technical Program Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee helps to finalize the technical program for GSA’s annual meetings by participating in the Web-based selection and scheduling of abstracts, as well as topical session proposal review.

Members must be familiar with computers and the Web, be a specialist in one of the specified fields, and be available in late July•mid-August for the organization of the Annual Meeting technical program.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during application review period: mid-Jan to early Feb, and August.

sjenkins@geosociety.org
1301700Dr. Joan E. FryxellCalifornia State Univ - San BernardinoChair17/1/20236/30/2025(909) 964-3876COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

jfryxell@csusb.edu
1455550Donna M. JurdyNorthwestern UnivDept of Earth & Planetary SciencesCouncilor417/1/20216/30/2024(847) 491-7163COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

donna@earth.northwestern.edu
9223970Dr. James J. Connors, PGApplied Hydrological Education & Consulting, Inc.Member-at-Large Industry1277/1/20236/30/2026(251) 648-0610COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

jjc@jamesjconnors.com
1301700Dr. Joan E. FryxellCalifornia State Univ - San BernardinoMember-at-Large Academia1277/1/20226/30/2025(909) 964-3876COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

jfryxell@csusb.edu
9181430Dr. Alexis GodetOne UTSA Circle, FLN 4.02.08LMember-at-Large Academia1277/1/20226/30/2025(210) 458-4782COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

alexis.godet@utsa.edu
9051105Geoffrey S. PlumleeUS Geological Survey, MS101Member-at-Large Government1277/1/20236/30/2026(703) 648-6403COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

gplumlee@usgs.gov
9161922Dr. Yosmel SanchezFugro USA Marine Inc., GeosciencesMember-at-Large Industry1277/1/20236/30/2026(305) 788-1655COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

yosmel357@gmail.com
1880913Robert Hadley SydnorLifetime Fellow of GSAMember-at-Large Industry1277/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

RHSydnor@gmail.com
9284222Cecilia Lopez-Gamundi Member-at-Large Student1307/1/20236/30/2026(281) 222-3270COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

Cecilia.Lopez-Gamundi@rsmas.miami.edu
9190903Mrs. Jennifer Lynn NocerinoGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1409/28/2023 (720) 883-6613COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

jnocerino@geosociety.org
9313970David ShreveGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1407/1/2023 (303) 357-1004COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

dshreve@geosociety.org
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor1422/24/2023  COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9219726Kory PrioreschiGeological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison14911/1/2016 (303) 357-1028COMMITTEE/MEMBERSHIPMembership and Fellowship Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to contribute to the growth of the GSA membership, enhance the member experience, and serve a vital role in the selection of Fellows, with the goal of fostering a membership community as pertinent and global as our science.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members should be in touch with what various segments of members want from GSA, and should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of fellowship. The Committee consists of a minimum of three (3) GSA Fellows.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically. Extensive time commitment required during Fellowship nominations review period: early February to mid-March prior to the in-person meeting.

kprioreschi@geosociety.org
2000379Jean C. HsiehSedimentary Geology ConsultantsChair17/1/20236/30/2024 COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

jean.hsieh@sedimentarygeology.com
1999934Dr. Madeline E. SchreiberVirginia TechVice-Chair127/1/20236/30/2024 COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mschreib@vt.edu
1033288Dr. Jean M. Bahr Member-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(608) 345-2052COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

jmbahr@geology.wisc.edu
2006854Maeve A. BolandiCRAG - University College DublinMember-at-Large1266/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

maeve.boland@icrag-centre.org
2004564Dennis J. GeistNational Science Foundation, GEO/EARMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025208-310-9972COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

dgeist@uidaho.edu
1999932Dr. Elizabeth A. NagyPasadena City College Natural SciencesMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(626) 585-3369COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

eanagy@pasadena.edu
9092496Susan C. ErikssonEriksson AssociatesMember-at-Large Industry1276/1/20206/30/2024(303) 601-1110COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

susan.eriksson@gmail.com
2001539Dr. William M. Andrews, Jr.Kentucky Geological SurveyInvitee1406/14/20246/30/2024(859) 323-0506COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

wandrews@uky.edu
9048037Mr. Todd BerggrenGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1407/1/2016 (303) 357-1081COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

tberggren@geosociety.org
9175011Susan M. LoftonGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1407/1/2013 303-357-1040COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

slofton@geosociety.org
1766100Dr. Jeff Rubin Invitee1406/14/20246/30/2024 COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

jnrubin@aya.yale.edu
9319993Macie J. SchillerGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1406/20/2024 (303) 357-1068COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mschiller@geosociety.org
9256203Nan StoutGSAInvitee1401/1/2018 (303) 357-1012COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

nstout@geosociety.org
2009791Dr. Kathleen DeGraaff SurplessTrinity UniversityInvitee1406/14/20246/30/2024(210) 999-7365COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

ksurples@trinity.edu
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1492/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/NOMINATIONSNominations Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee recommends nominees to GSA Council for the positions of GSA Officers and Councilors, committee members, and Society representatives to other permanent groups.

Committee Requirements:

Members must be familiar with a broad range of well-known and highly respected geoscientists.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder or elsewhere. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

dwilliams@geosociety.org
9110295Alison DuvallUniversity of WashingtonMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024(206) 221-8311COMMITTEE/PENROSE_CONFPenrose Conferences & Thompson Field Forums Committee

Committee Charge:

The primary responsibility of this committee is to accept or reject Penrose Conference and Thompson Field Forum proposals for each year.

Committee Requirements:

The Committee is entrusted with choosing the Annual Penrose Conference and the Annual Thompson Field Forum (one of each per year) based on scientific merit, scientific breadth, and diversity of the science and the participants.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Email, member community, and web-based meetings are normal business venues.

aduvall@uw.edu
1298640Anke M. FriedrichLudwig-Maximilian UniversityMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/202500498921806512COMMITTEE/PENROSE_CONFPenrose Conferences & Thompson Field Forums Committee

Committee Charge:

The primary responsibility of this committee is to accept or reject Penrose Conference and Thompson Field Forum proposals for each year.

Committee Requirements:

The Committee is entrusted with choosing the Annual Penrose Conference and the Annual Thompson Field Forum (one of each per year) based on scientific merit, scientific breadth, and diversity of the science and the participants.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Email, member community, and web-based meetings are normal business venues.

friedrich@lmu.de
1450292Dr. Craig H. JonesUniv Colorado Boulder, Dept Geol. Sci. & CIRESMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/PENROSE_CONFPenrose Conferences & Thompson Field Forums Committee

Committee Charge:

The primary responsibility of this committee is to accept or reject Penrose Conference and Thompson Field Forum proposals for each year.

Committee Requirements:

The Committee is entrusted with choosing the Annual Penrose Conference and the Annual Thompson Field Forum (one of each per year) based on scientific merit, scientific breadth, and diversity of the science and the participants.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Email, member community, and web-based meetings are normal business venues.

cjones@colorado.edu
9175103Dr. James KirkpatrickMcGill UniversityMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(514) 349-8274COMMITTEE/PENROSE_CONFPenrose Conferences & Thompson Field Forums Committee

Committee Charge:

The primary responsibility of this committee is to accept or reject Penrose Conference and Thompson Field Forum proposals for each year.

Committee Requirements:

The Committee is entrusted with choosing the Annual Penrose Conference and the Annual Thompson Field Forum (one of each per year) based on scientific merit, scientific breadth, and diversity of the science and the participants.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Email, member community, and web-based meetings are normal business venues.

james.kirkpatrick@mcgill.ca
2001451Dr. Ole J. MartinsenEquinorMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025(479) 599-6274COMMITTEE/PENROSE_CONFPenrose Conferences & Thompson Field Forums Committee

Committee Charge:

The primary responsibility of this committee is to accept or reject Penrose Conference and Thompson Field Forum proposals for each year.

Committee Requirements:

The Committee is entrusted with choosing the Annual Penrose Conference and the Annual Thompson Field Forum (one of each per year) based on scientific merit, scientific breadth, and diversity of the science and the participants.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Email, member community, and web-based meetings are normal business venues.

ojma@equinor.com
9137301Michelle GevedonColorado CollegeMember-at-Large Early Career Professional1277/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/PENROSE_CONFPenrose Conferences & Thompson Field Forums Committee

Committee Charge:

The primary responsibility of this committee is to accept or reject Penrose Conference and Thompson Field Forum proposals for each year.

Committee Requirements:

The Committee is entrusted with choosing the Annual Penrose Conference and the Annual Thompson Field Forum (one of each per year) based on scientific merit, scientific breadth, and diversity of the science and the participants.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Email, member community, and web-based meetings are normal business venues.

mgevedon@coloradocollege.edu
9132034Marissa M. TremblayPurdue UniversityMember-at-Large Early Career Professional1277/1/20226/30/2025(765) 494-1255COMMITTEE/PENROSE_CONFPenrose Conferences & Thompson Field Forums Committee

Committee Charge:

The primary responsibility of this committee is to accept or reject Penrose Conference and Thompson Field Forum proposals for each year.

Committee Requirements:

The Committee is entrusted with choosing the Annual Penrose Conference and the Annual Thompson Field Forum (one of each per year) based on scientific merit, scientific breadth, and diversity of the science and the participants.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Email, member community, and web-based meetings are normal business venues.

tremblam@purdue.edu
9261083Rebecca FazzariThe Geological Society of AmericaInvitee1401/7/2019 (303) 357-1058COMMITTEE/PENROSE_CONFPenrose Conferences & Thompson Field Forums Committee

Committee Charge:

The primary responsibility of this committee is to accept or reject Penrose Conference and Thompson Field Forum proposals for each year.

Committee Requirements:

The Committee is entrusted with choosing the Annual Penrose Conference and the Annual Thompson Field Forum (one of each per year) based on scientific merit, scientific breadth, and diversity of the science and the participants.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Email, member community, and web-based meetings are normal business venues.

rfazzari@geosociety.org
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/PENROSE_CONFPenrose Conferences & Thompson Field Forums Committee

Committee Charge:

The primary responsibility of this committee is to accept or reject Penrose Conference and Thompson Field Forum proposals for each year.

Committee Requirements:

The Committee is entrusted with choosing the Annual Penrose Conference and the Annual Thompson Field Forum (one of each per year) based on scientific merit, scientific breadth, and diversity of the science and the participants.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Email, member community, and web-based meetings are normal business venues.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9199903Lindsey HensleeThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1497/23/2022 303-357-1006COMMITTEE/PENROSE_CONFPenrose Conferences & Thompson Field Forums Committee

Committee Charge:

The primary responsibility of this committee is to accept or reject Penrose Conference and Thompson Field Forum proposals for each year.

Committee Requirements:

The Committee is entrusted with choosing the Annual Penrose Conference and the Annual Thompson Field Forum (one of each per year) based on scientific merit, scientific breadth, and diversity of the science and the participants.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Email, member community, and web-based meetings are normal business venues.

lhenslee@geosociety.org
2009791Dr. Kathleen DeGraaff SurplessTrinity UniversityCouncilor411/1/20246/30/2024(210) 999-7365COMMITTEE/PENROSE_MEDALPenrose Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee select candidates for the Penrose Medal Award. Emphasis is placed on eminent research in pure geology, which marks a major advance in the science of geology.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of consideration for the honor.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

ksurples@trinity.edu
9051234Marin K. ClarkUniversity of Michigan, Earth and Environmental SciencesMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025(734) 615-0484COMMITTEE/PENROSE_MEDALPenrose Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee select candidates for the Penrose Medal Award. Emphasis is placed on eminent research in pure geology, which marks a major advance in the science of geology.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of consideration for the honor.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

marinkc@umich.edu
1370235Tekla A. HarmsAmherst CollegeMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024(413) 542-2711COMMITTEE/PENROSE_MEDALPenrose Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee select candidates for the Penrose Medal Award. Emphasis is placed on eminent research in pure geology, which marks a major advance in the science of geology.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of consideration for the honor.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

taharms@amherst.edu
1486542Christian KoeberlUniversity of ViennaMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024+43-1-4277-53110COMMITTEE/PENROSE_MEDALPenrose Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee select candidates for the Penrose Medal Award. Emphasis is placed on eminent research in pure geology, which marks a major advance in the science of geology.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of consideration for the honor.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

christian.koeberl@univie.ac.at
2000910Dr. Claudia I. MoraJackson School of Geosciences, UT AustinMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(505) 629-8381COMMITTEE/PENROSE_MEDALPenrose Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee select candidates for the Penrose Medal Award. Emphasis is placed on eminent research in pure geology, which marks a major advance in the science of geology.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of consideration for the honor.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

claudia.mora@jsg.utexas.edu
9173317Aradhna TripatiUCLAMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(626) 376-1308COMMITTEE/PENROSE_MEDALPenrose Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee select candidates for the Penrose Medal Award. Emphasis is placed on eminent research in pure geology, which marks a major advance in the science of geology.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of consideration for the honor.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

atripati@g.ucla.edu
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/PENROSE_MEDALPenrose Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee select candidates for the Penrose Medal Award. Emphasis is placed on eminent research in pure geology, which marks a major advance in the science of geology.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of consideration for the honor.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1492/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/PENROSE_MEDALPenrose Medal Award Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee select candidates for the Penrose Medal Award. Emphasis is placed on eminent research in pure geology, which marks a major advance in the science of geology.

Committee Requirements:

Members should be familiar with outstanding achievers in the geosciences worthy of consideration for the honor.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

dwilliams@geosociety.org
1712570Dr. Jonathan G. PriceNevada Bureau of Mines & GeologyFormer Councilor437/1/20226/30/2025(775) 200-8077COMMITTEE/PROF_DEVProfessional Development Committee#### Committee Charge: For the purposes of this committee, professional development is a program with a variety of offerings that provide education, training, and awareness development for the college and post-college geoscientist. The goal of the committee is to: (1) direct, advise, and monitor the Society's professional development program by setting goals, guidelines, and directions to address changing needs in professional development; (2) review and approve proposals; (3) recommend to the Council modifications in the existing guidelines which govern the educational program; (4) consider the long-range direction of the program both to meet the stated objective of the program and to help assure its maintenance as a self-supporting activity of the Society; and (5) monitor the overall scientific quality of the program. #### Committee Requirements: Members must be familiar with professional development programs. #### Meetings and Time Commitment: Meets at the Annual meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.jprice@unr.edu
9177243Dylan Wade YoungNaval Oceanographic OfficeAIPG Representative818/13/20206/30/2026(507) 822-0200COMMITTEE/PROF_DEVProfessional Development Committee#### Committee Charge: For the purposes of this committee, professional development is a program with a variety of offerings that provide education, training, and awareness development for the college and post-college geoscientist. The goal of the committee is to: (1) direct, advise, and monitor the Society's professional development program by setting goals, guidelines, and directions to address changing needs in professional development; (2) review and approve proposals; (3) recommend to the Council modifications in the existing guidelines which govern the educational program; (4) consider the long-range direction of the program both to meet the stated objective of the program and to help assure its maintenance as a self-supporting activity of the Society; and (5) monitor the overall scientific quality of the program. #### Committee Requirements: Members must be familiar with professional development programs. #### Meetings and Time Commitment: Meets at the Annual meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.dylan.w.young55@gmail.com
1132130Wayne K. CampRetired, Anadarko PetroleumMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/PROF_DEVProfessional Development Committee#### Committee Charge: For the purposes of this committee, professional development is a program with a variety of offerings that provide education, training, and awareness development for the college and post-college geoscientist. The goal of the committee is to: (1) direct, advise, and monitor the Society's professional development program by setting goals, guidelines, and directions to address changing needs in professional development; (2) review and approve proposals; (3) recommend to the Council modifications in the existing guidelines which govern the educational program; (4) consider the long-range direction of the program both to meet the stated objective of the program and to help assure its maintenance as a self-supporting activity of the Society; and (5) monitor the overall scientific quality of the program. #### Committee Requirements: Members must be familiar with professional development programs. #### Meetings and Time Commitment: Meets at the Annual meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.jcwc123@yahoo.com
9139929Mrs. Margo Danielle CorumUSGS/NASEMMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(202) 334-3395COMMITTEE/PROF_DEVProfessional Development Committee#### Committee Charge: For the purposes of this committee, professional development is a program with a variety of offerings that provide education, training, and awareness development for the college and post-college geoscientist. The goal of the committee is to: (1) direct, advise, and monitor the Society's professional development program by setting goals, guidelines, and directions to address changing needs in professional development; (2) review and approve proposals; (3) recommend to the Council modifications in the existing guidelines which govern the educational program; (4) consider the long-range direction of the program both to meet the stated objective of the program and to help assure its maintenance as a self-supporting activity of the Society; and (5) monitor the overall scientific quality of the program. #### Committee Requirements: Members must be familiar with professional development programs. #### Meetings and Time Commitment: Meets at the Annual meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.margo.corum@hq.doe.gov
9203348Kenny Swift Bird Member-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026 COMMITTEE/PROF_DEVProfessional Development Committee#### Committee Charge: For the purposes of this committee, professional development is a program with a variety of offerings that provide education, training, and awareness development for the college and post-college geoscientist. The goal of the committee is to: (1) direct, advise, and monitor the Society's professional development program by setting goals, guidelines, and directions to address changing needs in professional development; (2) review and approve proposals; (3) recommend to the Council modifications in the existing guidelines which govern the educational program; (4) consider the long-range direction of the program both to meet the stated objective of the program and to help assure its maintenance as a self-supporting activity of the Society; and (5) monitor the overall scientific quality of the program. #### Committee Requirements: Members must be familiar with professional development programs. #### Meetings and Time Commitment: Meets at the Annual meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.kenny.swiftbird@gmail.com
9198463Sarah N. LammUniversity of KansasMember-at-Large Student1307/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/PROF_DEVProfessional Development Committee#### Committee Charge: For the purposes of this committee, professional development is a program with a variety of offerings that provide education, training, and awareness development for the college and post-college geoscientist. The goal of the committee is to: (1) direct, advise, and monitor the Society's professional development program by setting goals, guidelines, and directions to address changing needs in professional development; (2) review and approve proposals; (3) recommend to the Council modifications in the existing guidelines which govern the educational program; (4) consider the long-range direction of the program both to meet the stated objective of the program and to help assure its maintenance as a self-supporting activity of the Society; and (5) monitor the overall scientific quality of the program. #### Committee Requirements: Members must be familiar with professional development programs. #### Meetings and Time Commitment: Meets at the Annual meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.slamm@ksu.edu
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1407/1/2023  COMMITTEE/PROF_DEVProfessional Development Committee#### Committee Charge: For the purposes of this committee, professional development is a program with a variety of offerings that provide education, training, and awareness development for the college and post-college geoscientist. The goal of the committee is to: (1) direct, advise, and monitor the Society's professional development program by setting goals, guidelines, and directions to address changing needs in professional development; (2) review and approve proposals; (3) recommend to the Council modifications in the existing guidelines which govern the educational program; (4) consider the long-range direction of the program both to meet the stated objective of the program and to help assure its maintenance as a self-supporting activity of the Society; and (5) monitor the overall scientific quality of the program. #### Committee Requirements: Members must be familiar with professional development programs. #### Meetings and Time Commitment: Meets at the Annual meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.mbrandt@geosociety.org
9083651Mr. Matthew W. DawsonGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1404/21/2022 (303) 357-1025COMMITTEE/PROF_DEVProfessional Development Committee#### Committee Charge: For the purposes of this committee, professional development is a program with a variety of offerings that provide education, training, and awareness development for the college and post-college geoscientist. The goal of the committee is to: (1) direct, advise, and monitor the Society's professional development program by setting goals, guidelines, and directions to address changing needs in professional development; (2) review and approve proposals; (3) recommend to the Council modifications in the existing guidelines which govern the educational program; (4) consider the long-range direction of the program both to meet the stated objective of the program and to help assure its maintenance as a self-supporting activity of the Society; and (5) monitor the overall scientific quality of the program. #### Committee Requirements: Members must be familiar with professional development programs. #### Meetings and Time Commitment: Meets at the Annual meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.mdawson@geosociety.org
9190903Mrs. Jennifer Lynn NocerinoGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor1427/1/2023 (720) 883-6613COMMITTEE/PROF_DEVProfessional Development Committee#### Committee Charge: For the purposes of this committee, professional development is a program with a variety of offerings that provide education, training, and awareness development for the college and post-college geoscientist. The goal of the committee is to: (1) direct, advise, and monitor the Society's professional development program by setting goals, guidelines, and directions to address changing needs in professional development; (2) review and approve proposals; (3) recommend to the Council modifications in the existing guidelines which govern the educational program; (4) consider the long-range direction of the program both to meet the stated objective of the program and to help assure its maintenance as a self-supporting activity of the Society; and (5) monitor the overall scientific quality of the program. #### Committee Requirements: Members must be familiar with professional development programs. #### Meetings and Time Commitment: Meets at the Annual meeting. Communicates by phone and/or electronically.jnocerino@geosociety.org
9091518Mr. Richard M. OrtizLettis Consultants International (LCI)Chair/Councilor17/1/20226/30/2025(916) 235-0499COMMITTEE/GSA_PUB_SERVICEPublic Service Award Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the GSA Public Service Award and the AGI Outstanding Contributions to the Public Understanding of the Geosciences Award. These awards are in recognition of outstanding individual contributions to either public awareness of the earth sciences, or the scientific resolution of earth-science problems of significant societal concern.

Meetings and time commitment

Chair polls the committee by telephone, mail, e-mail and fax

ortiz@lettisci.com
9088861Dr. Mark Gabriel LittleUniversity of North CarolinaGSA Past President267/1/20236/30/2024(347) 770-7555COMMITTEE/GSA_PUB_SERVICEPublic Service Award Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the GSA Public Service Award and the AGI Outstanding Contributions to the Public Understanding of the Geosciences Award. These awards are in recognition of outstanding individual contributions to either public awareness of the earth sciences, or the scientific resolution of earth-science problems of significant societal concern.

Meetings and time commitment

Chair polls the committee by telephone, mail, e-mail and fax

mrq5749@gmail.com
9224126Monica Elizabeth DixUS EPAGeology and Public Policy Committee Representative767/1/20226/30/2025(414) 573-7334COMMITTEE/GSA_PUB_SERVICEPublic Service Award Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the GSA Public Service Award and the AGI Outstanding Contributions to the Public Understanding of the Geosciences Award. These awards are in recognition of outstanding individual contributions to either public awareness of the earth sciences, or the scientific resolution of earth-science problems of significant societal concern.

Meetings and time commitment

Chair polls the committee by telephone, mail, e-mail and fax

monica.e.dix@gmail.com
9172285Zakiya Celeste ShivjiFEMADiversity in the Geosciences Committee Representative762/2/20236/30/2025 COMMITTEE/GSA_PUB_SERVICEPublic Service Award Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the GSA Public Service Award and the AGI Outstanding Contributions to the Public Understanding of the Geosciences Award. These awards are in recognition of outstanding individual contributions to either public awareness of the earth sciences, or the scientific resolution of earth-science problems of significant societal concern.

Meetings and time commitment

Chair polls the committee by telephone, mail, e-mail and fax

zakiya.shivji@gmail.com
9133349Becca WalkerMt. San Antonio CollegeEducation Committee Representative763/21/20226/30/2024(909) 594-5611COMMITTEE/GSA_PUB_SERVICEPublic Service Award Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the GSA Public Service Award and the AGI Outstanding Contributions to the Public Understanding of the Geosciences Award. These awards are in recognition of outstanding individual contributions to either public awareness of the earth sciences, or the scientific resolution of earth-science problems of significant societal concern.

Meetings and time commitment

Chair polls the committee by telephone, mail, e-mail and fax

walkerbecca@gmail.com
1919616Prof. Ben van der PluijmMichigan/MITMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(734) 764-1435COMMITTEE/GSA_PUB_SERVICEPublic Service Award Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the GSA Public Service Award and the AGI Outstanding Contributions to the Public Understanding of the Geosciences Award. These awards are in recognition of outstanding individual contributions to either public awareness of the earth sciences, or the scientific resolution of earth-science problems of significant societal concern.

Meetings and time commitment

Chair polls the committee by telephone, mail, e-mail and fax

vdpluijm@umich.edu
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/GSA_PUB_SERVICEPublic Service Award Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the GSA Public Service Award and the AGI Outstanding Contributions to the Public Understanding of the Geosciences Award. These awards are in recognition of outstanding individual contributions to either public awareness of the earth sciences, or the scientific resolution of earth-science problems of significant societal concern.

Meetings and time commitment

Chair polls the committee by telephone, mail, e-mail and fax

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1492/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/GSA_PUB_SERVICEPublic Service Award Committee

Committee Charge:

The purpose of this committee is to generate, receive, and evaluate candidates for the GSA Public Service Award and the AGI Outstanding Contributions to the Public Understanding of the Geosciences Award. These awards are in recognition of outstanding individual contributions to either public awareness of the earth sciences, or the scientific resolution of earth-science problems of significant societal concern.

Meetings and time commitment

Chair polls the committee by telephone, mail, e-mail and fax

dwilliams@geosociety.org
9115811Bridgette MooreGeological Society of AmericaGeoScienceWorld Board Member/GSA Director/Liaison09/14/2022 (720) 254-5964COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

bmoore@geosociety.org
1416456Dr. J. Wright Horton, Jr.US Geological SurveyCouncilor417/1/20226/30/2026(703) 648-6933COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

whorton@usgs.gov
2009764Nathan A. NiemiUniversity of MichiganCouncilor417/1/20216/30/2025(734) 764-6377COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

naniemi@umich.edu
9192907Dr. Kathleen Counter BenisonWest Virginia UniversityCo Editor Geology5610/1/202212/31/2024 COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

kcbenison@mail.wvu.edu
1284530Dr. Joan FlorsheimUniversity of CaliforniaCo-Editor567/1/202112/31/2026 COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

florsheim@eri.ucsb.edu
9255823Prof. Andrea HampelLeibniz Universitaet Hannover, Institut fuer GeologieCo Editor Geosphere561/1/202212/31/2026++495117622173COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

hampel@geowi.uni-hannover.de
1177955Dr. Peter C. CopelandUniversity of HoustonGSA Today Science Editor571/1/202212/31/2026 COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

copeland@uh.edu
2008068Eric W. PetersonIllinois State UniversityCo Editor Environmental & Engineering Geoscience581/1/202112/31/2024(309) 438-7865COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

ewpeter@ilstu.edu
9131695Lisa G. DunnColorado School of MinesGeoscience Information Soc Library Representative817/1/20166/30/2024303-273-3687COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

ldunn@mines.edu
9103119Dr. Miguel Fernando Etayo Member-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2026(713) 417-4995COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

Metacad@gmail.com
9153574Charles M. ShobeUSFS Rocky Mountain Research StationMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2027 COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

shobe.charlie@gmail.com
1932628Dr. Richard B. WaittUS Geological Survey, Cascades VolcanoMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2025(360) 993-8947COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

waitt@usgs.gov
9164874Dr. Sarah W.M. GeorgeUniversity of OklahomaMember-at-Large Early Career Professional1277/1/20226/30/20268325186981COMMITTEE/PUBLICATIONSPublications Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee's primary responsibilities are: nomination of candidates for editors when positions become vacant; reviewing the quality and health of each Society publication, and reporting to Council recommendations for changes in page charges, subsidies, and any other publishing matters.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have an interest in or experience with GSA or other Society publications.

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets at the Annual Meeting and in Boulder, CO (or elsewhere). Communicates by phone or electronically.

sarahwmgeorge@gmail.com
9206661David R. CordieEdgewood CollegeMember-at-Large, Paleontology, Paleoecology1287/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/RG_ALTERNATESResearch Grants Alternates dcordie@edgewood.edu
9093196Richard L. SmithUS Geological Survey, Water Resources DivisionMember-at-Large, Environmental Science1287/1/20216/30/2024(303) 541-3032COMMITTEE/RG_ALTERNATESResearch Grants Alternates rlsmith@usgs.gov
9084420Dr. Alessandro ZanazziUtah Valley University, Earth ScienceMember-at-Large, Paleoclimatology/Paleoceanography1287/1/20226/30/2025(801) 863-5395COMMITTEE/RG_ALTERNATESResearch Grants Alternates alessandro.zanazzi@gmail.com
9083651Mr. Matthew W. DawsonGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor1424/21/2022 (303) 357-1025COMMITTEE/RG_ALTERNATESResearch Grants Alternates mdawson@geosociety.org
9255154Lesley PetrieThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1494/21/2022 (303) 357-1097COMMITTEE/RG_ALTERNATESResearch Grants Alternates lpetrie@geosociety.org
9149106Jennifer Anne WadeNational Science Foundation, Division of Earth SciencesNational Science Foundation Delegate817/1/20216/30/2024(703) 292-4739COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

jwade@nsf.gov
9147912Dr. Joseph AsanteTennessee Technological UniverMember-at-Large, Hydrogeology/Hydrology1287/1/20216/30/202419313723576COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

jasante@tntech.edu
9110450Dr. Tenley J. BanikIllinois State UniversityMember-at-Large, MGPV1287/1/20236/30/2026(309) 438-8922COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

tjbanik@ilstu.edu
9077957Dr. Tandis S. BidgoliCal. State Univ. San BernardinoMember-at-Large, Structural Geology/Tectonics1287/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

tandis.bidgoli@csusb.edu
2012937Dr. Brad T. CarterRepsolMember-at-Large, Structural Geology/Tectonics1287/1/20236/30/2026 COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

bt_carter@hotmail.com
2002616Dr. Rhawn F. DennistonCornell CollegeMember-at-Large, Paleoclimatology/Paleoceanography1287/1/20216/30/20243193507074COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

rdenniston@cornellcollege.edu
2008611Sonia Esperanca Member-at-Large, Volcanology1287/1/20226/30/2025(301) 905-7991COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

sesperan@gmail.com
9282387Dr. Ben M. FriemanColorado School of Mines Dept of GeologyMember-at-Large, MGPV1287/1/20236/30/2026(612) 730-9055COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

bfrieman@mines.edu
1312492Prof. Robert A. GastaldoColby College Dept GeologyMember-at-Large, Paleontology1287/1/20216/30/2024(207) 660-5508COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

ragastal@colby.edu
9078870Ryan D. GoldUS Geological Survey, MS966, PO Box 25046Member-at-Large, Structural Geology/Tectonics1287/1/20216/30/2024(303) 273-8633COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

rgold@usgs.gov
9100806Drew Gorman-LewisUniversity of Washington, Earth and Space SciencesMember-at-Large, Environmental Science1287/1/20216/30/2024(206) 543-3541COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

dgormanl@uw.edu
9157957Ms. Kelly E. HattoriBureau of Economic GeologyMember-at-Large, Stratigraphy/Sedimentology1287/1/20236/30/2026(919) 623-1952COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

kelly.hattori@beg.utexas.edu
9077397Dr. Sarah N. Heinlein, Ph.D.University Houston-DowntownMember-at-Large, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology1287/1/20226/30/2025(713) 221-8110COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

sarah.heinlein@angelo.edu
9099918Dr. Paulo J. HidalgoGeorgia State UniversityMember-at-Large, Economic Geology and MGPV1287/1/20226/30/2025(517) 505-3282COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

phidalgo@gsu.edu
9179579William HoltDepartment of GeosciencesEarth & SpaceMember-at-Large, Structural Geology/Tectonics1287/1/20226/30/20256318483132COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

william.holt@stonybrook.edu
9258343Tom HudginsUniversity of Puerto Rico, Department of GeologyMember-at-Large, Geochemistry1287/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

thomas.hudgins@upr.edu
9134520Ethan HylandNorth Carolina State University, Marine, Earth & Atmospheric SciencesMember-at-Large, Paleontology, Paleoecology1287/1/20216/30/2024(919) 513-7776COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

ehyland@ncsu.edu
9127984Mauricio Ibanez-MejiaUniversity of Arizona, GeosciencesMember-at-Large, Geochemistry1287/1/20226/30/2025(520) 621-6000COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

ibanezm@arizona.edu
9241573Sarah M. JacquetUniversity of MissouriMember-at-Large, Paleontology, Paleoecology1287/1/20236/30/202615736070248COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

jacquets@missouri.edu
1456242Linda C. KahUniversity of TennesseeMember-at-Large, Stratigraphy/Sedimentology1287/1/20216/30/2024(865) 974-6399COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

lckah@utk.edu
9193077Zhiyang LiTexas A&M International UniversityMember-at-Large, Stratigraphy/Sedimentology1287/1/20236/30/2026(956) 326-3293COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

zhiyang.li@tamiu.edu
9155970Dr. Alexander Michael MorganPlanetary Science InstituteMember-at-Large, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology1287/1/20236/30/2026 COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

amorgan@psi.edu
9215341Ann Sullivan OjedaAuburn UniversityMember-at-Large, Hydrogeology/Hydrology1287/1/20226/30/2025(334) 844-4203COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

asojeda@auburn.edu
9100987Dr. Sandra PasschierMontclair State UniversityMember-at-Large, Oceanography/Marine Geology and Limnogeology1287/1/20216/30/2024(973) 655-3185COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

passchiers@montclair.edu
9100751Dr. David M. PearsonIdaho State UniversityMember-at-Large, Structural Geology/Tectonics1287/1/20216/30/2024(208) 282-3486COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

peardavi@isu.edu
9090689Jason S. PolkWestern Kentucky UniversityMember-at-Large, Karst and Soil Science1287/1/20216/30/2024(270) 745-5015COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

jason.polk@wku.edu
9135057Francis Kevin RengersU.S. Geological Survey Landslide HazardsMember-at-Large, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology1287/1/20216/30/2024303-273-8637COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

frengers@usgs.gov
9068638Alberto V. ReyesUniversity of Alberta, Dept. Earth and Atmospheric SciencesMember-at-Large, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology1287/1/20226/30/2025(780) 492-8171COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

areyes@ualberta.ca
9255450James RileyEastern Illinois University, Geology and GeographyMember-at-Large, Quaternary Geology & Geomorphology1287/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

jdriley@eiu.edu
9191296Tara Lee SellyUniversity of MissouriMember-at-Large, Biogeosciences1287/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

sellyt@missouri.edu
9110082Dr. Chris SpencerQueen's UniversityMember-at-Large, Geochemistry1287/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

c.spencer@queensu.ca
1863725Prof. Joann M. StockCaltechMember-at-Large, Structural Geology/Tectonics1287/1/20236/30/2026(626) 395-6938COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

jstock@caltech.edu
2002544Donna SurgeUniversity of North CarolinaEarth, MarMember-at-Large, Paleoclimatology/Paleoceanography1287/1/20226/30/2025(919) 843-1994COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

donna64@unc.edu
2011103Eugene Szymanski, Ph.D.Utah Geological SurveyMember-at-Large, Structural Geology/Tectonics1287/1/20236/30/2026(785) 727-9257COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

eugenes@utah.gov
2009201Amy L. WeislogelWest Virginia UniversityMember-at-Large, Stratigraphy/Sedimentology1287/1/20226/30/2025(304) 293-6721COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

amy.weislogel@mail.wvu.edu
9084420Dr. Alessandro ZanazziUtah Valley University, Earth ScienceMember-at-Large, Paleosciences1287/1/20236/30/2026(801) 863-5395COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

alessandro.zanazzi@gmail.com
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaInvitee14010/31/2022  COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9083651Mr. Matthew W. DawsonGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor1424/21/2022 (303) 357-1025COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

mdawson@geosociety.org
9255154Lesley PetrieThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1494/21/2022 (303) 357-1097COMMITTEE/RESEARCH_GRANTSResearch Grants Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee evaluates research grant proposals and awards specific grants to chosen recipients. Also acts on the distribution of funds derived from other gifts, memorials and award funds.

Committee Requirements:

Committee members may come from any sector (academia, government, industry, etc.) and should have experience in directing research projects and in evaluating research grant applications. GSA strongly encourages nominations of geoscientists from diverse backgrounds and institutions, particularly from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Meets in Boulder, CO or elsewhere. Communicates electronically. Extensive time commitment required mid-February through mid-April.

lpetrie@geosociety.org
9218290David BruceVirginia Tech, GeosciencesMember-at-Large, Geology and Public Policy Committee07/1/20236/30/2026(316) 304-4044COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.dbruce5884@gmail.com
9198463Sarah N. LammUniversity of KansasMember-at-Large, Professional Development Committee07/1/20226/30/2026 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.slamm@ksu.edu
9284222Cecilia Lopez-Gamundi Member-at-Large, Membership and Fellowship Committee07/1/20236/30/2026(281) 222-3270COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.Cecilia.Lopez-Gamundi@rsmas.miami.edu
9274297Mr. Oyewande Olumide Ojo Member-at-Large_Annual Program Committee07/1/20236/30/2025(405) 780-3817COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.oyewande.ojo@okstate.edu
9274384Isheka S. OrrIUPUIMember-at-Large, GSAI07/1/20226/30/2024(803) 928-7641COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.isorr@iu.edu
9274411Jonas Toupal Member-at-Large Academic and Applied Geoscience Relatlions Committee07/1/20226/30/2025 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.toupal@sas.upenn.edu
9185263Mr. Matthew Thomas DorseyTexas A&M UniversityChair111/7/20236/30/2024 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.dorsey@tamu.edu
9245500Miguel E. ValenciaFlorida International UniversityPast Chair611/7/20236/30/2024 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.mvale095@fiu.edu
9297252Madison Marie RafterUniversity of Minnesota Twin CitiesChair-elect1111/7/20236/30/2024 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.rafte023@umn.edu
1999934Dr. Madeline E. SchreiberVirginia TechCouncil Liaison447/1/20216/30/2024 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.mschreib@vt.edu
9291858Katya Beener Marine & Coastal Geoscience Division Representative6610/13/20229/25/2024(714) 856-8427COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.katyabeener@csu.fullerton.edu
9318553Emma J. BouieThe Ohio State Univ, Earth SciencesMarine & Coastal Geoscience Division Representative6610/19/202310/22/2025(908) 424-9975COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.bouie.5@buckeyemail.osu.edu
9239969Mr. Benjamin Joel Deans Geoarchaeology Geology Division Representative6610/19/202310/22/2025(214) 500-4384COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.turtlepower4321@yahoo.com
9260132Emily FischerBrown UniversityMineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology & Volcanology Division Representative662/21/202312/31/2024 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.emily_fischer@brown.edu
9318584Andrea Gomez-Patron Geophysics & Geodynamics Division Representative668/15/20236/30/2025 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.aig43@cornell.edu
9279122Zoe HavlenaNew Mexico Institute Mining & TechnologyEarth & Environmental SciGeobiology & Geomicrobiology Division Representative6610/13/202210/22/2025 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage. 
9267575Valeria JaramilloUCLAGeochronology Division Representative6610/13/20229/25/2024(310) 930-1658COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.jaramillov29@g.ucla.edu
9255670Charles Tyler LewisOregon State UniversityMineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology & Volcanology Division Representative662/21/202312/31/2024 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.lewisc2@oregonstate.edu
9276020Madeline Ann MurchlandUniversity of IdahoMineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology & Volcanology Division Representative662/21/202312/30/2024(937) 671-6995COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.murc7018@vandals.uidaho.edu
9310568Ms. Desire Piphus Hydrogeology Division Representative6610/26/20239/25/2024 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.piphusdm@gmail.com
9297252Madison Marie RafterUniversity of Minnesota Twin CitiesContinental Scientific Drilling Division Representative6612/13/20229/25/2024 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.rafte023@umn.edu
9227103Ria SarkarRutgers UniversityGeology & Society Division Representative6610/13/20229/25/2024 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.rs1069@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
9307913Godspower Emmanuel UbitUniversity of PittsburghLimnogeology Division Representative6610/18/20236/30/202508109431886COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.geu2@pitt.edu
9267437Lucy WebbStanford UniversityGeobiology & Geomicrobiology Division Representative661/1/202310/22/2025 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.lcwebb@stanford.edu
9193232Anna Friendly Whitaker History & Philosophy of Geology Division Representative6612/8/202310/22/2025(814) 380-2599COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.annawhitaker01@gmail.com
9318775Michael Tiago HeebnerIdaho State Univ, GeologyRocky Mtn Section Representative718/14/20235/30/2025(208) 236-3111COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.michaeltiagoheebn@isu.edu
9224849Mr. Ezekiel King PhillipsUniversity of Cincinnati, Department of GeosciencesNorth-Central Section Representative715/8/20235/30/2025 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.kingphej@mail.uc.edu
9309302Mrs. Kristen Elizabeth SmithBrigham Young University- ProvoRocky Mtn Section Representative718/14/20235/30/2025 COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.krstnwolf92@gmail.com
9239969Mr. Benjamin Joel Deans Diversity in the Geosciences Committee Representative767/1/20236/30/2026(214) 500-4384COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.turtlepower4321@yahoo.com
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1407/1/2023  COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.mbrandt@geosociety.org
9261083Rebecca FazzariThe Geological Society of AmericaInvitee1404/27/2020 (303) 357-1058COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.rfazzari@geosociety.org
9175011Susan M. LoftonGeological Society of AmericaInvitee1407/1/2023 303-357-1040COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.slofton@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaInvitee1402/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.dwilliams@geosociety.org
9190903Mrs. Jennifer Lynn NocerinoGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor1427/1/2023 (720) 883-6613COMMITTEE/STU_ADVISORYStudent Advisory Council#### Description The purpose of the Student Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve The Geological Society of America (GSA) as a coordination and communication resource seeking to promote and enhance GSA's understanding of and response to the scientific, educational, societal, cultural, and professional needs of its students. members.  The SAC Chair and Immediate Past Chair are also voting ex officio members of the GSA Council, and serve in an advisory role representing the ideas, concerns, and questions of SAC members.   The nomination process to become a member of the Student Advisory Council is a simple one. You need only apply via the nominations portal and answer all the same questions as a member applying for any other open position. We encourage every student member of GSA to nominate themselves for this important leadership opportunity! In 2023, SAC began a new electoral process. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Leadership webpage.jnocerino@geosociety.org
1247950Margaret R. EggersEggers Environmental, Inc.Former Councilor437/1/20216/30/2024(760) 757-7711COMMITTEE/YOUNG_SCIYoung Scientist Award (Donath Medal) Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal). This award is bestowed on a young scientist (35 or younger) for outstanding achievement in contributions to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of young scientists with “outstanding achievement(s) in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research which marks a major advance in the earth sciences.”

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

meggers@eggersenv.com
2001040Prof. Glenn David ThackrayIdaho State UniversityFormer Councilor437/1/20226/30/2025(208) 282-3871COMMITTEE/YOUNG_SCIYoung Scientist Award (Donath Medal) Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal). This award is bestowed on a young scientist (35 or younger) for outstanding achievement in contributions to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of young scientists with “outstanding achievement(s) in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research which marks a major advance in the earth sciences.”

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

thacglen@isu.edu
9128177Prof. Jessica CrevelingOregon State UniversityMember-at-Large1267/1/20226/30/2025(541) 737-2112COMMITTEE/YOUNG_SCIYoung Scientist Award (Donath Medal) Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal). This award is bestowed on a young scientist (35 or younger) for outstanding achievement in contributions to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of young scientists with “outstanding achievement(s) in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research which marks a major advance in the earth sciences.”

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

jessica.creveling@oregonstate.edu
9054076Mr. Michael T. HrenEarth SciencesMember-at-Large1261/19/20236/30/2026(860) 486-9511COMMITTEE/YOUNG_SCIYoung Scientist Award (Donath Medal) Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal). This award is bestowed on a young scientist (35 or younger) for outstanding achievement in contributions to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of young scientists with “outstanding achievement(s) in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research which marks a major advance in the earth sciences.”

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

michael.hren@uconn.edu
2007158Dr. Rebecca A. LangeUniv MichiganMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(734) 417-6270COMMITTEE/YOUNG_SCIYoung Scientist Award (Donath Medal) Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal). This award is bestowed on a young scientist (35 or younger) for outstanding achievement in contributions to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of young scientists with “outstanding achievement(s) in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research which marks a major advance in the earth sciences.”

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

becky@umich.edu
9066842Dr. Daniel A. Laó-DávilaOklahoma State UniversityMember-at-Large1267/1/20236/30/2026(405) 744-7725COMMITTEE/YOUNG_SCIYoung Scientist Award (Donath Medal) Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal). This award is bestowed on a young scientist (35 or younger) for outstanding achievement in contributions to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of young scientists with “outstanding achievement(s) in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research which marks a major advance in the earth sciences.”

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

daniel.lao_davila@okstate.edu
9106180Laurel Griggs LarsenGeographyMember-at-Large1267/1/20216/30/2024(510) 529-5574COMMITTEE/YOUNG_SCIYoung Scientist Award (Donath Medal) Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal). This award is bestowed on a young scientist (35 or younger) for outstanding achievement in contributions to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of young scientists with “outstanding achievement(s) in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research which marks a major advance in the earth sciences.”

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

laurel@berkeley.edu
9312804Melanie Brandt, MBAGeological Society of AmericaGSA Director Advisor14210/31/2022  COMMITTEE/YOUNG_SCIYoung Scientist Award (Donath Medal) Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal). This award is bestowed on a young scientist (35 or younger) for outstanding achievement in contributions to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of young scientists with “outstanding achievement(s) in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research which marks a major advance in the earth sciences.”

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

mbrandt@geosociety.org
9306085Darlene WilliamsThe Geological Society of AmericaGSA Liaison1492/8/2022 (303) 357-1060COMMITTEE/YOUNG_SCIYoung Scientist Award (Donath Medal) Committee

Committee Charge:

This committee selects candidates for the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal). This award is bestowed on a young scientist (35 or younger) for outstanding achievement in contributions to geologic knowledge through original research that marks a major advance in the earth sciences.

Committee Requirements:

Members should have knowledge of young scientists with “outstanding achievement(s) in contributing to geologic knowledge through original research which marks a major advance in the earth sciences.”

Meetings and Time Commitment:

Communicates by phone and/or electronically.

dwilliams@geosociety.org