About the Rocky Mountain Section

Rocky Mountain Section

The Rocky Mountain Section has been a thriving part of The Geological Society of America since 1948. Please explore the links at right and below to learn more about the benefits we offer our Section members.

 

2019–2020 Section Officers

Officers (5 Members)

Terms: Chair, Chair-elect, Past-Chair, and Vice-Chair—1 year, Secretary—4 years

Chair:

David Marchetti
Western State Colorado University
+1-970-943-2367

Chair-Elect:
 

Sarah Keenan
South Dakota School of Mining & Technology
+1-605-394-2461

Vice-Chair:

Harland Goldstein
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver
+1-303-236-5506

Secretary:
Second year of 4-year term 

Shannon Mahan
U.S. Geological Survey
+1-303-236-7928

Past Chair:

Thomas Williams
University of Idaho
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Management Board (4 Members)

Includes the section officers and one voting member appointed by the chair.

Member-at-Large:

Alexis Ault
Utah State University
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GPPC Representative:

Matthew J. Kohn
Boise State University
+1-208-426-2757

GSA Councilors:

Ed Harvey, Marjorie Chan

Student Section
Representative:

Sylvia Nicovich
Montana State University

Student Advisory
Council Representative:

Michael Frothingham
University of Colorado, Boulder

Membership 3,930 voting members of the Section as of December 2018.

Region

In the United States:

The states of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and that part of Arizona north of 35 degrees North Latitude.

In Canada:

The provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.

In Mexico:

The state of Chihuahua.