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May 2013

Geoscience Education Division

Biggs Award

Click here for information and past recipients of the Biggs Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching.

OFFICERS & MANAGEMENT BOARD (2013-2014)
Officers 4 Members:  Chair 1 year term; First Vice-Chair 1 year term; Second Vice-Chair 1 year term; Secretary-Treasurer 2 year term.
Management Board 5 Voting Members: Consisting of the Division officers and the Past Chair; also two ex-officio members: the executive director or executive advisor from NAGT and from NESTA, to enhance liaison and communication
*Chair

Elizabeth A. Heise
University of Texas - Brownsville
Dept. Chemistry & Environ. Science
80 Fort Brown Street
Brownsville, TX 78520-4956

956-882-6769
956-574-6692

*First Vice-Chair

Julie C. Libarkin
Geocognition Research Lab
Center for Integrative Studies in General Science
Michigan State University
288 FarmLane, 206 Natural Science
East Lansing, MI 48824

517-355-8369
740-593-0486 (fax)

  *Second Vice-Chair

Christopher L. Atchison
Department of Geosciences
Georgia State University
P. O. Box 4105 (mailing address)
455A Sparks Hall (street address)
Atlanta, GA 30302-4105

404-413-5789 (office)
937-623-3386 (home)

 **Secretary-Treasurer

Steve C. Kluge
Resources for GeoScience Education
63 Lake Dr
New Milford, CT 06776-4135

860-354-7437 (home)

*Past Chair

Don Duggan-Haas
Senior Education Research Associate
Museum of the Earth at the Paleontological Research Institution
1259 Trumansburg Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

607-821-0910

Mailing address:
92 South Dr.
Amherst, NY 14226
*One-year term of office.
**Second year of a second initial 2-year term of office of Secretary-Treasurer.
Terms of office begin immediately following the annual business meeting at which election results are announced and extend through the next annual business meeting. The nominating committee of the division shall nominate candidates annually for chair, first vice-chair, and second vice-chair, and every two years for secretary-treasurer.
GSA Councilor / Division Liaison Representative Lisa D. White
San Francisco State University
Department of Geosciences
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132-1722
415-338-7665
415-338-6136 (fax)

1,045 Division affiliated members as of 31 December 2012

Meetings
2013 JTPC Representative:
(usually First Vice-Chair)

Secondary Position Term:
1 December 2011 30 November 2012
Primary Position Term:
1 December 2012 30 November 2013
Elizabeth A. Heise
University of Texas - Brownsville
Dept. Chemistry & Environ. Science
80 Fort Brown Street
Brownsville, TX 78520-4956
956-882-6769
956-574-6692
2014 JTPC Representative:
(usually Second Vice-Chair)

Secondary Position Term:
1 December 2012 – 30 November 2013
Primary Position Term:
1 December 2013 – 30 November 2014
Julie C. Libarkin
Geocognition Research Lab
Center for Integrative Studies in General Science
Michigan State University
288 FarmLane, 206 Natural Science
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-8369
740-593-0486 (fax)

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