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Middle Tennessee State University

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

2014 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
http://www.mtsu.edu/geosciences/

Florida Atlantic University

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

2014 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Joanna Gaset, SA-5232
Vice President: Troy P. Bernier, SA-3872
Secretary: Greg Cook, SA-5252
Treasurer: Steven Sess, SA-5236

Florida Atlantic University - Department of Geosciences
http://www.science.fau.edu/geo/computer.html

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
http://www.gly.fsu.edu/

Eastern Illinois University

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

2013-14 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Jeremy Wells, SA-4807
Vice President: Kaitlyn James, SA-4810
Secretary: John Zearing, SA-4809
Treasurer: Daniel White, SA-4814

2013-14 Annual Report

Eastern Illinois University - Department of Geology and Geography
http://castle.eiu.edu/~geoscience/

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: David M. Abbott, Jr., CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Uew Kackstaetter, MEM

2013-14 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Felicia Kruger, SA-4731
Vice President: Olivia Ruiz, SA-4869
Secretary: Jessica Davey, SA-4424

Metropolitan State University of Denver - Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
http://www.msudenver.edu/eas/

Georgia Southwestern State University

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

2013-14 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Joseph Kinard, SA-4785
Vice President: Tyler Tomberin, SA-4836
Secretary: Kostner Guyton, SA-4800
Treasurer: Donovan Dickey, SA-4837

Department of Geology & Physics - Georgia Southwestern State University
http://gsw.edu/Academics/Schools-and-Departments/College-of-Art-and-Science/Departments/Department-of-Geology-and-Physics/index

University of South Dakota

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

2013-14 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Adam Schimelfening, SA-3650
Vice President: Alex Hammerstrom, SA-3499
Secretary: Karen Herrig, SA-3670
Treasurer: Ruthie Wetzel, SA-3740

University of South Dakota - Earth Sciences
http://www.usd.edu/arts-and-sciences/earth-sciences/index.cfm

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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)

Wayne State University - Earth and Environmental Sciences:
http://clasweb.clas.wayne.edu/geology

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University of Georgia

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

University of Georgia - agricultural and environmental sciences:
http://www.gly.uga.edu/

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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:
http://ess.columbusstate.edu/

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:
http://www.westga.edu/~geosci/geoweb/

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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 2013-2014 academic year:

President: Greg Geise (graduating in December 2013)
Vice President: John Christenson (resume President's role in Jan. 2014)
Vice President Elect (Jan. 2014): Ashlynn Boedecker
Secretary: Kayla Smart
Treasurer: Chris Cushman

1996 Recipient of the
PRESIDENTIAL CERTIFICATE OF MERIT

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

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

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