About the North-Central Section

North-Central Section

In 1966, the North-Central Section was established by the Council of the Geological Society of America to expand section coverage for all of the United States and Canada. Please explore the links at right to learn more about the benefits we offer our Section members.

 

2016-2017 Section Officers

3 Members - Terms: Chair—1 year; Vice-Chair—1 year; Secretary—4 years

Chair and Local Committee Chair

Timothy G. Fisher
University of Toledo
+1-419-530-2009 (Office)

Vice-Chair and Local Committee Vice-Chair

James A. Harrell
University of Toledo
+1-419-530-2193 (Office)

Secretary
Third year of first 4-year term

Nancy S. Williams
Missouri State University
+1-417-496-2187

Management Board
Includes the officers of the Section, the immediate past chair, the immediate past vice-chair, the past secretary for the first year after his term(s) of office end(s), any member of the GSA Council who is also a voting member of the Section, and three voting members of the Section elected at large.

Past Chair:

Steven E. Brown
Illinois state Geological Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
+1-217-333-5143 (Office)
+1-217-840-7401 (Mobile)

Past Vice-Chair:

Yu-Feng Forrest Lin
Illinois state Geological Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
+1-217-333-0235 (Office)

Student Representative:

Elisabeth Schlaudt
University of Wisconsin

Members- at Large

Ben Dattilo, C. Renee Sparks, Tina M. Niemi

Membership 3,130 voting members of the Section as of 31 December 2016.

Region

In the United States:

The states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

In Canada:

The Province of Manitoba, and the western portion of the Province of Ontario (west of the 89th meridian).