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Southeastern Section

2013–2014 Section Officers

Officers (3 Members)
Terms: Chair–1 year, Vice-Chair–1 year, Secretary-Treasurer–1 year


Richard A. Laws
University of NC - Wilmington
Dept. of Geography and Geology
601 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403-3201, USA



Robert J. Tracy
Virginia Tech Geosciences
4044 Derring Hall (0420).
Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA


elected annually

Donald W. Neal
East Carolina University
Dept. of Geological Sciences
Greenville, NC 27858-4353, USA

+1-252-328-4392 (direct)
+1-252-328-6360 (dept)
+1-252-328-4391 (fax)

Management Board

Chair Elect:

Blair R. Tormey
Western Carolina University
Dept. of Geosciences & Natural Resources
Cullowhee, NC 28723, USA


Past Chair:

C. Scott Southworth
U.S. Geological Survey National Center
MS 926A National Center
Reston, VA 20192, USA



David M. Bush
University of West Georgia
Department of Geosciences
Callaway Bldg., 1601 Maple St.
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001, USA


GSA Councilor:

Daniel Larsen

The management board shall be composed of the officers, the officers-elect, and the past officers of the section. Council member(s) residing within the Section boundaries shall be ex officio members. The chairs of the section committees (currently education, geology and public policy, liaison, and student support) shall be voting ex officio members. The vice-chair and secretary-treasurer-elect shall become members of the management board one week prior to the annual meeting start date. The chair-elect shall become a voting member of the management board one year prior to taking the office of chair, and the retiring officers shall continue as members of the management board until one week after the beginning of the next year's annual meeting.
Region: In the United States, the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and in Mexico, the states of Campeche, Quintana Roo, and Yucatan.

(Revised 21 October 1997 by Council to transfer Louisiana to the South-Central Section. Revised 24 April 2004 by Council to add Puerto Rico to the Southeastern Section.
Revised by Council on 4 October 2008 to add the specified states of Mexico to the Southeastern Section.)

3,306 voting members of the Section as of 31 December 2012.