2016-2017 Officers:

More information about these positions can be found in the Constitution and Bylaws.

President: Will Boettner

The duties of the President shall be to preside at all meetings, call Special Meetings, appoint such committees as are not provided for in the Bylaws, and, jointly with the Secretary and Treasurer, sign all written contracts and other obligations of the Society. The President shall assume the duties of Chairperson of the Executive Board and supervise the business of the Society. The President shall also be responsible for making arrangements for a meeting place for Regular Meetings and certifying the Treasurer’s annual audit of financial records.

President-Elect: Christian Dohs

The duties of the President-Elect and Past - President shall be to participate in Executive Board meetings and Technical Program Committee (arranging speakers). The President -Elect will serve as understudy to the President, and will assume the office of the President the following year. The President Elect shall also serve as Chairperson of the Election Committee. The duties of the Past President will be to serve as Society parliamentarian and to appoint and Chair the Constitution and Bylaws Committee as required.

Vice-President: Brent Elliot

The duties of the Vice-President shall be to assume the office of president when a vacancy for any cause occurs and assume the duties of the President during the absence or disability of the President. In addition, the Vice-President shall serve as Chairperson of the Meetings & Social Events Committee, and is responsible for logistics of all regular meetings of the Society (meeting room set up, access and close-down, audio/visual equipment, and refreshments, in consultation with the President).

Secretary*: Lila Beckley

The duties of the Secretary shall be to keep the Minutes as required, to attend to all correspondence and press notices, to receive and be custodian of all documents and papers of the Society, to maintain oversight of a current digital roster of the Society membership, to work with the Treasurer and Membership Committee Chair to maintain and utilize the digital membership roster, and to notify all Executive Board members of each Executive Board Meeting. The Secretary shall also serve as Chairperson of the Newsletter Committee. The Secretary, jointly with the President and Treasurer, shall sign all written contracts and other obligations of the Society and shall assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President and Vice-President.

Treasurer*: Peter Pope

The duties of the Treasurer shall be to receive and disburse all funds as authorized by the Society, to keep accurate accounts thereof, and to submit annually a report of the Treasurer's records for auditing. The Treasurer shall work with the Secretary and Membership Chair to maintain and utilize the digital membership roster. The Treasurer shall be present or delegate a substitute to be present at each Regular Meeting to collect monies and membership applications. The Treasurer, jointly with the President and Secretary, shall sign all written contracts and other obligations of the Society, and shall assume the duties of the President in the absence of the President, Vice-President, and Secretary.


Past President: Rebecca Smyth

Elections for officers are held at the annual May meeting. 

*two year terms


Standing Committees and chairs:

Descriptions of the duties can be found in the Constitution and Bylaws.

Publications: Chock Woodruff, Jr.
Technical Program: Executive Committee
Newsletter (Secretary): Dan Neal
Field Trip: Pat Dickerson, Al Cherepon, Sigrid Clift, Brian Hunt, Rob Reed, Charlotte Sullivan, Norman Hunt, and John Berry
Membership: Jeff Pender
Website: Brian Hunt, Lila Beckley
Awards and Scholarships: Pete Rose, Shane Valentine
Education: John Berry (acting)
AGS Bulletin: Brian Hunt and Dennis Trombatore
Professional Affairs: George Dunfield
Finance: Executive Committee, Dallas Dunlap
Constitution and Bylaws (Past president): Jack Sharp
Election (President-Elect): Will Boettner, Executive Committee
Meetings and Social Events (Vice president):  Brent Elliott and John Berry

 

Special Committees

AAPG Relations: vacant
Historical: Dennis Trombatore, Norm Hood, Earle McBride, Tom Patty
Student Liaison: Maureen Reiss, UT graduate student, UT undergraduate student

 

Ad Hoc Committees

Media: Will Boettner

Society and College Liaison: Will Boettner