Geological Society of America Names Firm to Lead Search for New Executive
Boulder, Colo., USA: The Geological Society of America (GSA) has engaged
Storbeck Diversified Search Group to coordinate a comprehensive search for
the next executive leader of the Society.
GSA is poised for transformational change and is seeking an individual who
will lead adaptive approaches to meeting the evolving needs of members and
the geoscience community, and who can carefully prioritize programs and
services in order to enlarge the current ecosystem and be sustainable well
into the future. The successful candidate will serve as the principal
spokesperson for the globally engaged and esteemed Society.
Search committee chair is GSA immediate past-president Douglas Walker, and
the vice-chair is Executive Committee Council member-at-large Wendy
Bohrson. They are in charge of the effort to find a replacement for
retiring executive director Vicki McConnell. Their aim is to bring a new
executive director onboard in a timeframe that will overlap with McConnell
before her departure at the end of 2022.
Read a position
here. Read the full description of the
position requirements here. Inquiries may be directed to
Read GSA’s 5 Dec. 2021 press release announcing McConnell’s
The Geological Society of America (GSA) (https://www.geosociety.org)
unites a diverse community of geoscientists in a common purpose to study
the mysteries of our planet (and beyond), and share scientific findings.
Members and friends around the world, from academia, government, and
industry, participate in GSA meetings, publications, and programs at all
career levels, to foster professional excellence. GSA values and supports
inclusion through cooperative research, public dialogue on earth issues,
science education, and the application of geoscience in the service of
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