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Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Founded 2015
Chapter Sponsor: John H. Barkach, CPG-09121
Faculty Sponsor: Thomas Howe

2015 Officers:
President: Jake Tholen, SA-6035
Vice President: Nathan Charleton, SA-4934
Secretary: Jason Bell, SA-6040
Treasurer: Natalie Murphy, SA-6041

Western Michigan University - Department of Geosciences:

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Founded 2014
Chapter Sponsor: John R. Sewell, MEM-2487
Faculty Sponsor: Amy Brock-Hon

2014-15 Officers:
President: Zach Dearmin, SA-5711
Vice President: Kyle Nicol, SA-5704
Secretary: Macy Howell, SA-5769
Treasurer: Vince Phothisene, SA-5727

University of Tenneessee Chattanooga Geology Program:

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, Colorado
Founded 2014
Chapter Sponsor: William Hoyt, CPG-7015
Faculty Sponsor: Bryon Straw

2015 Officers:
President: Alice Heesacker, SA
Vice President: Brianna Neumann, SA-5644
Secretary: Grady Hart, SA
Treasurer: Jake Carstens, SA-5684

University of Northern Colorado - Earth and Atmospheric Sciences:

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Founded 2014
Chapter Sponsor: Todd McFarland, CPG-11348
Faculty Sponsor:

2014-15 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Brandy Barnes, SA-5473
Vice President: Briana Vidal, SA-5365
Secretary: Stephanie Cooper, SA-5660
Treasurer: Michael Copley, SA-5472

Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Geosciences

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida
Founded 2014
Chapter Sponsor: Anne Murray, CPG-11645
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Tara Root

2014-15 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Troy P. Bernier, SA-3872
Vice President/Treasurer: Greg Cook, SA-5252
Secretary: vacant
Past President: Joanna Gaset, SA-5232

Florida Atlantic University - Department of Geosciences

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: Anne Murray, CPG-11645
Faculty Sponsor: David Farris

2014 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Taylor Murray, SA-4283
Vice President: Kirstyn Cataldo, SA-4719
Secretary: Elsa Portanyi, SA-5110
Treasurer: Becca Garrett, SA-4720

Florida State University - Department of Geological Sciences

Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, Illinois
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: Craig McCammack, MEM
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Diane Marie Burns

2013-14 Annual Report

Eastern Illinois University - Department of Geology and Geography

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: David M. Abbott, Jr., CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Tom Van Arsdale, CPG

Metropolitan State University of Denver - Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, Georgia
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: Ron Wallace, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Tom Weiland, MEM

2014 annual report

Department of Geology & Physics - Georgia Southwestern State University

University of South Dakota

Vermillion, South Dakota
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: Derric L. Iles, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Mark Sweeney

University of South Dakota - Earth Sciences

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Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan
Founded 2012
Chapter Sponsor: John H. Barkach, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Jeffrey L. Howard

2014 Wayne State University AIPG Student Chapter officers
President - Lauren Schraeder (cq2364@wayne.edu)
Vice President - Mellisa Allen (dv5397@wayne.edu)
Secretary - Brendan O'Leary (brendan.o'leary@wayne.edu)
Treasurer - Michael Vandro (ee6179@wayne.edu)

2014 Annual Report

Wayne State University - Earth and Environmental Sciences:

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University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
Founded 2011
Chapter Sponsor: Ron Wallace, CPG

University of Georgia - agricultural and environmental sciences:

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Columbus State University

Columbus, Georgia
Founded 2011
Chapter Sponsor: Ron Wallace, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Bill Frazier

Columbus State University - department of earth and space sciences:

Recipient of the 2014 Student Chapter Award.

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University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia
Founded 2010
Chapter Sponsor: Eric Lowe, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Randa Harris

University of West Georgia - department of geosciences:

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University of California - Davis

Davis, California
Founded 2010
Chapter Sponsor: James Jacobs
Faculty Sponsor: Robert Zierenberg

UC Davis 2010 Annual Report

University of California - Davis (Geology Department) - https://www.geology.ucdavis.edu/

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University of Nevada - Reno

Reno, Nevada
Founded 2008
Chapter Sponsor: Kelvin Buchanan
Faculty Sponsor: Jonathan G. Price

University of Nevada - Reno (Geology Department) - http://www.unr.edu/academics/degrees-and-programs/details/94

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Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan
Founded 2006
Chapter Sponsor: Walter Bolt
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Christine Clark

University website link: http://www.emich.edu/public/geo/geology/geology.htm

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Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Founded 2006
Chapter Sponsor: Dennis Pennington, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Laura Toran

University website link: http://www.temple.edu/geology/

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Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia
Founded 2005
Chapter Sponsor: Ronald J. Wallace, CPG

Student Chapter website link: http://gsu.orgsync.com/org/aipg

University website link: http://geosciences.gsu.edu/

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Bowling Green University

Bowling Green, Ohio
Founded in 2004
Chapter Sponsor: Robert K. Vincent, MEM

University website link: http://geology.bgsu.edu/html/aboutgeo.htm

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Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio
Founded in 2004
Chapter Sponsor: Robin Roth, CPG-06240
Faculty Sponsor: Karen L. Royce

Officers for 2014
President: Alyssa Ferraro, SA-05377
Vice President: Andrew Collins, SA-04402
Treasurer: Brian Vargo, SA-05378

University website link: http://geology.osu.edu/

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Wright State University

Dayton, Ohio
Founded in 1996
Chapter Sponsor: Thomas Berg, CPG

AIPG Wright State University Student Chapter webpage

AIPG Wright State University Student Chapter
2005-2006 Annual Report

(Power Point Presentation)

Officers for the 2014-2015 academic year:
President: John Christenson
Vice President: John Ernst
Secretary: Randy Mickle
Treasurer: Francis Noone

1996 Recipient of the

Margaret Kloska, SA-0044
For her leadership as a student in establishing the first AIPG Student Chapter at Wright State University. We have often urged faculty to begin Student Chapters, but it was not until a Student recognized the importance of professional affairs in her future career, was the first Student Chapter established.

University website link: http://www.wright.edu/geology/

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James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Virginia
Founded in 1998
Chapter Sponsor: W. Cullen Sherwood, CPG

University website link: http://www.jmu.edu/geology/

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Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado
Founded 1999
Chapter Sponsor: Graham Closs, CPG

University website link: http://www.mines.edu/academic/geology/

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Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Founded 2003
Chapter Sponsor: David J. Matty

2015 Chapter Officers:
President: David Nymberg, SA-6440
Vice President: Jasmine Stefansky, SA-5197
Secretary: Kathleen Dragos, SA-4407
Treasurer: Neah Mclouth, SA-6441

Website link: http://www.cst.cmich.edu/units/gel/index2.htm

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of practicing geologists and to advocate on behalf of the profession.

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