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The AIPG Arizona Section Newsletter - January 2016 is available online.

The AIPG Colorado Section Newsletter - Winter 2016 is available online.

The AIPG Michigan Section Newsletter - January 2016 is available online.

The AIPG California Section Newsletter - January 2016 is available online.

The AIPG Georgia Section Newsletter - December 2015 is available online.

The AIPG Northeast Section Newsletter - Holiday 2015 is available online.

2015 Recipients of the Section Leadership Award

The AIPG Section Leadership Award was established by the Executive Committee in 2013 to recognize one or more of our members who have demonstrated a long-term commitment and have been long-term contributors to AIPG at the section level. The 2015 Section Leadership Award Recipients are: Paul A. Lindberg, CPG-6344, Arizona; Stephen J. Baker, MEM-2353, California; Logan T. MacMillan, CPG-4560, Colorado; Eric F. Lowe, MEM-385, Georgia; David G. Pyles, CPG-7364, Illinois/Indiana; Sara V. Pearson, CPG-10650, Michigan; Jane M. Willard, CPG-6979, Minnesota; Curtis J. Coe, CPG-6240, Ohio; Michael D. Campbell, CPG-3330, Texas; and Christine F. Lilek, CPG-10195, Wisconsin. Awards will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on September 18th in Anchorage, Alaska.

2015 Recipient of the Student Chapter Award

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida - AIPG Student Chapter Founded 2013. Chapter Sponsor: Anne Murray, CPG, and Faculty Sponsor: David Farris. Student Chapter Officers: President - Hannah K. Klein, SA-5156; Vice President - Chelsie N. Bowman, SA-5390; Secretary - Janine M. Giambalvo, SA-5422; Treasurer - Meg M. Wilson, SA-5391; Historian - Stephanie G. McColaugh, SA-5393; Graduate Student Liaison - Claire M. Routledge, SA-6296. The award consists of a plaque to be presented to the student chapter, a certificate to each of the officers of the chapter, a $500.00 award for the chapter, and a trip for one member of the winning student chapter to the annual AIPG conference and executive meetings. The student that attends the annual meeting will observe the organization and functions of AIPG and participate in the executive board meeting. Award will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on September 18th in Anchorage, Alaska.

2014 Recipients of the AIPG Section Leadership Award

Awards presented at the AIPG Business Luncheon on September 13th in Prescott, Arizona to: Dave A. Sadoff, CPG-9933, California Section; Douglas C. Peters, CPG-8274, Colorado Section; Glen L. Faulkner, CPG-635, Georgia Section; Martin J. Hamper, CPG-10250, Illinois/Indiana Section; Adam W. Heft, CPG-10265, Michigan Section; Gary H. Haag, CPG-7667, South Dakota Section; and Andrew B. Graham, CPG-9035, Wisconsin Section. Click here for detailed information regarding the awardees.

2014 Recipient of the AIPG Student Chapter Award

Awarded August 2014 - Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia, Founded 2011, Chapter Sponsor: Ronald J. Wallace, CPG-8153; Faculty Sponsor: Bill Frazier; Student Chapter Officers: Salvador Espinosa, SA-3138; Ridge Smenner, SA-5592; Jeannie Patrick, SA-3772; and Rylleigh Harstad, SA-5593.

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