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North-Central Section

About the 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.

2015-2016 Section Officers

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

Chair and
Local Committee
Chair:

Steven E. Brown
Illinois state Geological Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
615 E Peabody Dr
Champaign, IL 61820, USA

+1-217-333-5143 (Office)
+1-217-840-7401 (Mobile)

Vice-Chair and
Local Committee
Vice-Chair:

Yu-Feng Forrest Lin
Illinois state Geological Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
615 E Peabody Dr
Champaign, IL 61820, USA

+1-217-333-0235 (Office)

Secretary:
Third year of
first 4-year term

Nancy S. Williams
Missouri State University
Department of Geology, Geography & Planning
901 S National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897, USA

+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:

Jean M. Bahr
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Dept. of Geoscience
1215 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53706, USA

+1-608-262-5513 (Office)
+1-608-262-0693 (Fax)

Past Vice-Chair:

Carol M. McCartney
Outreach Manager
Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey
3817 Mineral Point Rd
Madison, WI 53705-5100, USA

+1-608-263-7393

Student Representative:

Elisabeth Schlaudt
M.S. Candidate, Dept Geoscience and
Nelson Instititue for Environmental Studies
University of Wisconsin
1215 W Dayton Rd
Madison, WI 53706, USA

Members- at Large:

Michael Phillips, Ben Dattilo, C. Renee Sparks

GSA Councilor:

William W. Simpkins

Includes: In the United States, the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin; and in Canada, the provinces of Manitoba and that portion of the Province of Ontario west of the 89th meridian.

3,333 voting members of the Section as of 31 December 2014.

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).