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AIPG as of May 2016 has 38 Student Chapters. More to come....

Bowling Green University | Central Michigan University | Colorado School of Mines | Columbus State University | Eastern Kentucky University | Eastern Illinois University | Eastern Michigan University | Florida Atlantic University | Florida State University | Georgia Southwestern State University | Georgia State University | James Madison University | Metropolitan State University of Denver | Middle Tennessee State University | Murray State University | Northern Illinois University | Northern Kentucky University | Ohio State University | Sonoma State University | SUNY Geneseo | Temple University | University of Alaska Anchorage | University of California - Davis | University of Georgia | University of Kentucky | University of Nevada-Reno | University of North Georgia | University of Northern Colorado | University of South Dakota | University of South Florida | University of St. Thomas | University of Tennessee at Martin | University of Tennessee Chattanooga | University of West Georgia | University of Wisconsin - Whitewater | Wayne State University | Western Kentucky University | Western Michigan University | Wright State University

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Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, California
Founded 2016
Chapter Sponsor: James A. Jacobs, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Philip Mooney

2016 Student Chapter Officers:
President - Maureen Redmond, SA-6239
Vice President - Kaitlyn Fleming, SA-8025
Secretary - Justin Casaus, SA-8013
Treasurer - Daniel Martin, SA-8016
Fundraiser - Alexandra Fowler, SA-8029

Sonoma State University, Dept. of Geology - http://www.sonoma.edu/geology/

Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky
Founded 2016
Chapter Sponsor: Bill Brab, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Michel May

2016 Student Chapter Officers:
President - Andrew Jones - SA-7530
Cody Mason - SA-7811
Devin Hainje- SA-7865
Stevon Lewis - SA-7810

Western Kentucky University - https://www.wku.edu/geoweb/

University of Tennessee at Martin

Martin, Tennessee
Founded 2016
Chapter Sponsor: Todd McFarland, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Stan P. Dunagan

2016-17 Student Chapter Officers:
President - Hunter Herring, SA-7606
Vice President - Collin Sutton - SA-7605
Secretary - Jefferey Woodall - SA-7694
Treasurer - Matthew Adams - SA-5332

University of Tennessee at Martin - https://www.utm.edu/departments/agnr/geology.php

Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, Illinois
Founded 2016
Chapter Sponsor: Harvey Pokorny, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Paul Goddard

2016 Student Chapter Officers:
President - Elaine Lord, SA-6266
Vice President - Jessica McKay, SA-7093
Secretary - Michael Goers, SA-6983
Treasurer - Joseph Abrams, SA-6996

Northern Illinois University - http://www.niu.edu/geology/

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, Kentucky
Founded 2016
Chapter Sponsor: Bill Brab, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Trent Garrison

2016 Student Chapter Officers:
President - Autumn Skye Murray, SA-7026
Vice President - Robert Andrew Akin, SA-7522
Secretary - Larissa Watkins, SA-7039
Treasurer - Michelle Sabo, SA-7531

Eastern Kentucky University - http://programs.eku.edu/academics/geology

Murray State University

Murray, Kentucky
Founded 2016
Chapter Sponsor: Bill Brab, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Hluk Cetin

2016 Student Chapter Officers:
President - Amanda Shoemake, SA-7086
Vice President - Kristin Lorenzini, SA-7088
Secretary - Spencer Moran, SA-7627
Treasuer - Katie Calvert, SA-7628

Murray State University - http://www.murraystate.edu/academics/CollegesDepartments/CollegeOfScienceEngineeringandTechnology/CollegeOfSciencePrograms/geosciences/programs/index.aspx

University of South Florida

Tampa, Florida
Founded 2016
Chapter Sponsor: Anne Murray, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Rene Alvarez

2016 Student Chapter Officers:
President - Ariel Garong, SA-7118
Vice President - Jonathan Valentine, SA-7526
Secretary - George McGahran, SA-7613
Treasurer - Alexandra Weber, SA-7272

University of South Florida - http://hennarot.forest.usf.edu/main/depts/geosci/

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska
Founded 2016
Chapter Sponsor: Keri Nutter, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Kristine Crossen

2015-16 Student Chapter Officers:
President - Frederick Transburg, SA-5294
Vice President - David Meagher, SA-6485
Secretary - Amber Roads, SA-7483
Treasurer - Tina Westfall, SA-7007

Unversity of Alaska Anchorage - http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/

University of North Georgia

Oakwood, Georgia
Founded 2015
Chapter Sponsor: Ron Wallace, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Katti Mobasher

2015-16 Student Chapter Officers:
President - Logan Moore, SA-6975
V ice President - Beatriz Avila, SA-6492
Secretary - Kayla Ballenger, SA-6999
Treasurer - Robert Stephens, SA-7174

University of North Georgia - http://ung.edu/index.php

SUNY Geneseo

Geneseo, New York
Founded 2015
Chapter Sponsor: Dennis McGrath, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Nicholas Warner

2015-16 Officers:
President - Samantha Eckes, SA-6785
Vice President - Michael O'Shea, SA-6908
Secretary - Julianne Sweeney, SA-6888
Treasurer - Adrian Bergere, SA-6902

SUNY Geneseo - Department of Geological Sciences
http://www.geneseo.edu/geology

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, Kentucky
Founded 2015
Chapter Sponsor: Bill Brab, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Thomas Brackman

2016-17 Officers:
President - Alex Shelters, SA-7523
Vice - Ben Roenker, SA-7449
Secretary - Allie Caudill, SA-7894
Treasurer - Chloe Bugni, SA-6572

Northern Kentucky University - College of Arts and Sciences
http://artscience.nku.edu/departments/pget/geology.html

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky
Founded 2015
Chapter Sponsor: Bill Brab, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Rebecca Freeman

2016-17 Officers:
President: Matthew Cecil, SA-6728
Vice President: Daniel Hoskinson, SA-7918
Secretary: Megan Hackett, SA-7686
Treasurer: Thomas Murrell, SA-6729

University of Kentucky - Department of Earth and Environmnental Sciences
http://ees.as.uky.edu/

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Whitewater, Wisconsin
Founded 2015
Chapter Sponsor: Christine F. Lilek, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Rex Hanger

2015-16 Officers:
President: Laura Dykstra, SA-6404
Vice President: Tessa Snell, SA-6401
Secretary/Treasurer: Melanie Sorman, SA-6398

University of St. Thomas

St. Paul, Minnesotta
Founded 2015
Chapter Sponsor: Sara Nelson, MEM-2505
Faculty Sponsor: Jeni McDermott

2015-16 Officers:
President: Malia Foster, SA-6357
Vice President: Lauren Mitchell, SA-6435
Secretary: Chelsea Brundrett, SA-6473
Treasurer: Bryce Werner, SA-6419

University of St. Thomas - College of Arts and Sciences Geology
http://www.stthomas.edu/geology/

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Founded 2015
Chapter Sponsor: John H. Barkach, CPG-09121
Faculty Sponsor: Thomas Howe

2015-16 Officers:
President: Jake Tholen, SA-6035
Vice President: Jason Bell, SA-6040
Secretary: Leah Erlandson, SA-6037
Treasurer: Natalie Murphy, SA-6041

Western Michigan University - Department of Geosciences:
http://www.wmich.edu/geology/

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Founded 2014
Chapter Sponsor: John R. Sewell, MEM-2487
Faculty Sponsor: Amy Brock-Hon

2014-15 Officers:
President: Zach Dearmin, SA-5711
Vice President: Kyle Nicol, SA-5704
Secretary: Macy Howell, SA-5769
Treasurer: Vince Phothisene, SA-5727

University of Tenneessee Chattanooga Geology Program:
http://www.utc.edu/physics-geology-astronomy/geology/

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, Colorado
Founded 2014
Chapter Sponsor: William Hoyt, CPG-7015
Faculty Sponsor: Bryon Straw

2016 Officers:
President: Travis Neve
Vice President: Adam Chumley
Secretary: Austin Pearso
Treasurer: Linda Glickstein

University of Northern Colorado - Earth and Atmospheric Sciences:
http://www.unco.edu/nhs/esci/geol/

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Founded 2014
Chapter Sponsor: Todd McFarland, CPG-11348
Faculty Sponsor:

2014-15 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Brandy Barnes, SA-5473
Vice President: Briana Vidal, SA-5365
Secretary: Stephanie Cooper, SA-5660
Treasurer: Michael Copley, SA-5472

Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Geosciences
http://www.mtsu.edu/geosciences/

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida
Founded 2014
Chapter Sponsor: Anne Murray, CPG-11645
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Tara Root

2014-15 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Troy P. Bernier, SA-3872
Vice President/Treasurer: Greg Cook, SA-5252
Secretary: vacant
Past President: Joanna Gaset, SA-5232

Florida Atlantic University - Department of Geosciences
http://www.science.fau.edu/geo/computer.html

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: Anne Murray, CPG-11645
Faculty Sponsor: David Farris

2014 Student Chapter Officers:
President: Taylor Murray, SA-4283
Vice President: Kirstyn Cataldo, SA-4719
Secretary: Elsa Portanyi, SA-5110
Treasurer: Becca Garrett, SA-4720

Florida State University - Department of Geological Sciences
http://www.gly.fsu.edu/

Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, Illinois
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: Craig McCammack, MEM
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Diane Marie Burns

2013-14 Annual Report

Eastern Illinois University - Department of Geology and Geography
http://castle.eiu.edu/~geoscience/

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: David M. Abbott, Jr., CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Tom Van Arsdale, CPG

Metropolitan State University of Denver - Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
http://www.msudenver.edu/eas/

Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, Georgia
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: Ron Wallace, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Tom Weiland, MEM

2016 annual report

Department of Geology & Physics - Georgia Southwestern State University
http://gsw.edu/Academics/Schools-and-Departments/College-of-Art-and-Science/Departments/Department-of-Geology-and-Physics/index

University of South Dakota

Vermillion, South Dakota
Founded 2013
Chapter Sponsor: Derric L. Iles, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Mark Sweeney

University of South Dakota - Earth Sciences
http://www.usd.edu/arts-and-sciences/earth-sciences/index.cfm

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Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan
Founded 2012
Chapter Sponsor: John H. Barkach, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Jeffrey L. Howard

2015 Wayne State University AIPG Student Chapter officers
President:  Richard McGregor
Vice President:  Jefferson Renusch
Treasurer:  Emily Cornea
Secretary:  Jack Press
Event Coordinator:  Sabrina Good

2014 Annual Report

Wayne State University - Earth and Environmental Sciences:
http://clasweb.clas.wayne.edu/geology

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University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
Founded 2011
Chapter Sponsor: Ron Wallace, CPG

University of Georgia - agricultural and environmental sciences:
http://www.gly.uga.edu/

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Columbus State University

Columbus, Georgia
Founded 2011
Chapter Sponsor: Ron Wallace, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Bill Frazier

Columbus State University - department of earth and space sciences:
http://ess.columbusstate.edu/

Recipient of the 2014 Student Chapter Award.

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University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia
Founded 2010
Chapter Sponsor: Eric Lowe, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Randa Harris

University of West Georgia - department of geosciences:
http://www.westga.edu/~geosci/geoweb/

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University of California - Davis

Davis, California
Founded 2010
Chapter Sponsor: James Jacobs
Faculty Sponsor: Robert Zierenberg

UC Davis 2010 Annual Report

University of California - Davis (Geology Department) - https://www.geology.ucdavis.edu/

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University of Nevada - Reno

Reno, Nevada
Founded 2008
Chapter Sponsor: Kelvin Buchanan
Faculty Sponsor: Jonathan G. Price

University of Nevada - Reno (Geology Department) - http://www.unr.edu/academics/degrees-and-programs/details/94

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Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan
Founded 2006
Chapter Sponsor: Walter Bolt
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Christine Clark

2015-16 Student Chapter Officers
President - Donovan Verg, SA-7917
Vice-President: Glenn Loriaux, SA-7089
Treasurer: Matthew Schiffert, SA-7914
Secretary: Srah Williamson, SA-7920
Coordinator: Kyle Soule

University website link: http://www.emich.edu/public/geo/geology/geology.htm

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Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Founded 2006
Chapter Sponsor: Dennis Pennington, CPG
Faculty Sponsor: Laura Toran

University website link: http://www.temple.edu/geology/

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Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia
Founded 2005
Chapter Sponsor: Ronald J. Wallace, CPG

Student Chapter website link: http://gsu.orgsync.com/org/aipg

University website link: http://geosciences.gsu.edu/

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Bowling Green University

Bowling Green, Ohio
Founded in 2004
Chapter Sponsor: Robert K. Vincent, MEM

University website link: http://geology.bgsu.edu/html/aboutgeo.htm

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Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio
Founded in 2004
Chapter Sponsor: Robin Roth, CPG-06240
Faculty Sponsor: Karen L. Royce

Officers for 2014
President: Alyssa Ferraro, SA-05377
Vice President: Andrew Collins, SA-04402
Treasurer: Brian Vargo, SA-05378

University website link: http://geology.osu.edu/

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Wright State University

Dayton, Ohio
Founded in 1996
Chapter Sponsor: Thomas Berg, CPG

AIPG Wright State University Student Chapter webpage

AIPG Wright State University Student Chapter
2005-2006 Annual Report

(Power Point Presentation)

Officers for the 2014-2015 academic year:
President: John Christenson
Vice President: John Ernst
Secretary: Randy Mickle
Treasurer: Francis Noone

1996 Recipient of the
PRESIDENTIAL CERTIFICATE OF MERIT

Margaret Kloska, SA-0044
For her leadership as a student in establishing the first AIPG Student Chapter at Wright State University. We have often urged faculty to begin Student Chapters, but it was not until a Student recognized the importance of professional affairs in her future career, was the first Student Chapter established.

University website link: http://www.wright.edu/geology/

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James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Virginia
Founded in 1998
Chapter Sponsor: W. Cullen Sherwood, CPG

University website link: http://www.jmu.edu/geology/

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Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado
Founded 1999
Chapter Sponsor: Graham Closs, CPG

University website link: http://www.mines.edu/academic/geology/

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Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Founded 2003
Chapter Sponsor: David J. Matty
Faculty Sponsor: Sven Morgan

2015-16 Student Chapter Officers
President: Jonathan Andrews, SA-6694
Vice-President: Neah McLouth, SA-6441
Treasurer: Jacqueline Snow, SA-6294
Secretary: Chelsea Augustine, YP-0205

Website link: http://www.cst.cmich.edu/units/gel/index2.htm

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of practicing geologists and to advocate on behalf of the profession.

AIPG represents the professional interests of all practicing geoscientists in every discipline.
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