IDCommitteeCodePositionFromDateThruDateRankTitlePositionCodeFullNameEmailCompanyPhone
9077828CORDILLERANC5/18/20225/19/20231ChairCScott E.K. Bennettsekbennett@usgs.govU.S. Geological Survey 
9066033CORDILLERANPC5/14/20225/14/20236Past ChairPCRachel Teasdalerteasdale@csuchico.eduCalifornia State Univ - ChicoGeological & Environmental Sciences(530) 898-5547
1043940CORDILLERANS7/1/20176/30/202516SecretarySCalvin Glenn Barnescal.barnes@ttu.eduTexas Tech 
1219520NORTH-CENTRALC4/21/20215/30/20221ChairCDr. Craig Dietschdietscc@ucmail.uc.eduUniv Cincinnati Dept Geosciences(513) 556-4203
1334566NORTH-CENTRALPC4/21/20215/30/20226Past ChairPCDouglas R. Gouzie, PGgouzie@sbcglobal.netMissouri State University- Geology(417) 836-5228
9066839NORTH-CENTRALVC4/8/20224/20/202312Vice-ChairVCTara A. Kneeshawkneeshta@gvsu.eduGrand Valley State UniversityGeology(616) 331-8996
9077957NORTH-CENTRALS4/20/20215/1/202516SecretarySDr. Tandis S. Bidgolibidgolit@missouri.eduUniversity of Missouri(573) 882-7424
9292682NORTH-CENTRALSR4/20/20214/20/202381Student RepresentativeSRMr. Donald Zachary Wormington  (417) 495-0086
9118109NORTH-CENTRALML6/1/20206/1/2023126Member-at-LargeMLMelinda Catherine Higleymchigley@calvin.eduCalvin University(616) 526-6374
1981225NORTH-CENTRALML6/1/20196/1/2022126Member-at-LargeMLMichael B. Wolfmichaelwolf@augustana.eduAugustana College Geology Dept(309) 794-7304
2004214NORTH-CENTRALML6/1/20216/1/2024126Member-at-LargeMLWilliam S. Elliott, Jr.wselliott@usi.eduUniv Southern Indiana Dept Geology & Physics(812) 228-5053
2012760NORTHEASTERNC3/22/20205/30/20221ChairCSarah M. Principatosprincip@gettysburg.eduGettysburg College(717) 337-6079
1101620NORTHEASTERNPC3/22/20205/30/20226Past ChairPCJulie Brigham-Grettejuliebg@geo.umass.eduUniversity of Massachusetts - Amherst(413) 330-5623
2001605NORTHEASTERNVC3/22/20205/30/202212Vice-ChairVCHowell Bosbyshellhbosbyshell@wcupa.eduWest Chester University(610) 436-2805
1954624NORTHEASTERNS-T3/21/20135/30/202217Secretary-TreasurerS-TDavid P. West, Jr.dwest@middlebury.eduMiddlebury College(802) 443-3476
9170629NORTHEASTERNML3/22/20205/30/2022126Member-at-LargeMLLaurie D. Grigglgrigg@norwich.eduNorwich University Earth and Environmental Sciences(802) 485-3322
9091857NORTHEASTERNML3/22/20203/21/2023126Member-at-LargeMLAmber T. H. Whittakeramberrockhawk@gmail.com (207) 287-2803
9050462ROCKY_MTNC5/27/20217/5/20221ChairCBenjamin J. C. Laabsbenjamin.laabs@ndsu.eduNorth Dakota State University(701) 231-6197
9050462ROCKY_MTNPC5/17/20225/10/20236Past ChairPCBenjamin J. C. Laabsbenjamin.laabs@ndsu.eduNorth Dakota State University(701) 231-6197
9114362ROCKY_MTNPC5/27/20217/5/20226Past ChairPCSarah Wheeler Keenansarah.keenan@sdsmt.eduSouth Dakota School of Mines(605) 394-2461
9116526ROCKY_MTNCE6/1/20217/5/202211Chair-electCELiz Balgordelizabethbalgord@weber.eduWeber State University(801) 626-6225
2009992ROCKY_MTNVC5/28/20217/5/202212Vice-ChairVCCal Rulemancruleman@usgs.govU.S. Geological Survey(303) 236-7804
9127396ROCKY_MTNS7/1/20177/5/202216SecretarySShannon Mahanfiftyisntold@gmail.comUS Geological Survey(303) 236-7928
9268688ROCKY_MTNSR5/28/20217/5/202281Student RepresentativeSREmily Paige Nelsonemily.p.nelson@ndsu.eduNorth Dakota State University(701) 680-3710
9276577ROCKY_MTNSR5/28/20217/5/202281Student RepresentativeSRMichael E. Cyriermikeycyrier@gmail.com (630) 363-5178
9082735ROCKY_MTNML6/1/20187/5/2022126Member-at-LargeMLDr. Alexis Katherine Aultalexis.ault@usu.eduUtah State University(757) 784-6452
2006222SOUTH-CENTRALC4/1/20224/1/20231ChairCTodd HalihanTODD.HALIHAN@OKSTATE.EDUOklahoma State University(405) 744-6358
9085804SOUTH-CENTRALPC4/1/20224/1/20236Past ChairPCChu-Lin Chengchulin.cheng@utrgv.eduUniversity of Texas Rio Grande Valley(956) 664-2464
9074245SOUTH-CENTRALPC4/1/20224/1/20236Past ChairPCJuan Luis Gonzalezjuan.l.gonzalez@utrgv.eduUniversity of Texas Rio Grande ValleySchool of Earth,Environmental & Marine(956) 665-3523
9082526SOUTH-CENTRALS10/13/202110/21/202516SecretarySMichael T. DeAngelismtdeangelis@ualr.eduUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock(501) 916-5761
2012026SOUTH-CENTRALML4/1/2015 126Member-at-LargeMLAntony N. Gilesagiles@midland.eduMidland College Geology(432) 685-5580
9074245SOUTH-CENTRALML10/1/20194/20/2023126Member-at-LargeMLJuan Luis Gonzalezjuan.l.gonzalez@utrgv.eduUniversity of Texas Rio Grande ValleySchool of Earth,Environmental & Marine(956) 665-3523
9085804SOUTH-CENTRALML3/18/2019 126Member-at-LargeMLChu-Lin Chengchulin.cheng@utrgv.eduUniversity of Texas Rio Grande Valley(956) 664-2464
2006222SOUTH-CENTRALML3/18/2014 126Member-at-LargeMLTodd HalihanTODD.HALIHAN@OKSTATE.EDUOklahoma State University(405) 744-6358
1089419SOUTH-CENTRALML3/18/2014 126Member-at-LargeMLStephen K. Bosssboss@uark.eduUniversity of Arkansas(479) 409-9857
1990011SOUTH-CENTRALML10/1/2018 126Member-at-LargeMLWendi J. W. Williams, Ph.D.wwilliam@southtexascollege.eduSouth Texas CollegePhysical Sciences and Engineering(956) 872-8319
9188858SOUTH-CENTRALML10/1/2018 126Member-at-LargeMLMohamed Aly University of Arkansas 
9202721SOUTH-CENTRALML4/1/2015 126Member-at-LargeMLAntonio Cardonahidrogeoquimica@gmail.comUniversidad Autonoma de SLP Facultad de Ingenieria(444) 826-2330
9146406SOUTH-CENTRALML4/1/2015 126Member-at-LargeMLJonathan B. Sumralljbsumrall@fhsu.edu (813) 240-1696
9129125SOUTHEASTERNC4/2/20224/1/20231ChairCKatherine Lucianolucianok@dnr.sc.govSouth Carolina Geological Survey843-953-6843
9083395SOUTHEASTERNPC4/2/20224/1/20236Past ChairPCScott HarrisHarrisS@cofc.eduCollege of Charleston(843) 953-0864
9055777SOUTHEASTERNCE4/1/20225/1/202311Chair-electCEBill Hameshameswe@auburn.eduAuburn University, Dept of Geology(334) 844-4890
9054599SOUTHEASTERNVC4/1/20225/1/202312Vice-ChairVCDr. Arthur James Merschatamerschat@usgs.govUSGS(865) 207-2857
9131752SOUTHEASTERNPVC4/2/20224/1/202313Past Vice-ChairPVCDr. Rebecca Freemanrebecca.freeman@uky.eduUniversity of Kentucky Earth & Environmental Science(859) 257-6376
2006661SOUTHEASTERNS-T3/30/20165/30/202317Secretary-TreasurerS-TBlair R. Tormeybtormey@wcu.eduWestern Carolina UniversityProgram Study of Developed Shorelines(828) 227-2536
9245500SOUTHEASTERNSR7/1/20216/30/202281Student RepresentativeSRMiguel E. Valenciamvale095@fiu.eduFlorida International University 

About the North-Central Section

North-Central Section

In 1966, the North-Central Section was established by the Council of the Geological Society of America to expand section coverage for all of the United States and Canada. Please explore the links at right to learn more about the benefits we offer our Section members.

2021-2022 Section Officers

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


 

Management Board

Includes the officers of the Section, the immediate past chair, the immediate past vice-chair, the past secretary for the first year after his or her term(s) of office end(s), any member of the GSA Council who is also a voting member of the Section, and three voting members of the Section elected at large.


 

Membership

2,841 voting members of the Section as of 31 December 2021.

Region

In the United States:

The states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

In Canada:

The Province of Manitoba, and the western portion of the Province of Ontario (west of the 89th meridian).