As stated in the AGI Constitution and Bylaws, the Member Society
Council chair will appoint a Nominating Committee within 30 days
of his or her installation to nominate candidates for officers
and awards. The five-member committee consists of the immediate
past president and preceding available past president of AGI,
and three additional Council members. The Member Society Council
chair also will appoint a special nominating committee to handle
the Ian Campbell Medal.
- Name one nominee for the office of vice president/president-elect
during the first quarter of the calendar year, and in alternate
years name one nominee for secretary, one for treasurer, and
one for member at large. Those eligible for nomination are past
and current members of the Member Society Council, members of
the former AGI Governing Board, and those who have held office
in an AGI member society within the past five years.
- Solicit from member societies nominations for the William
B. Heroy Jr., Award for Distinguished Service to AGI and submit
its final selection and documentation to the Executive Committee
for final action.
- Seek nominations for the AGI Award for Outstanding Contribution
to the Public Understanding of Geology, and at the spring meeting,
submit its selection to the Member Society Council, who transmits
its recommendation to the Executive Committee for final action.
- Coordinate the nomination of earth-science candidates for
the following national awards for scientific achievement: Vannevar
Bush Award, National Medal of Science Award, William T. Pecora
Award, and Alan T. Waterman Award.
- The Ian Campbell Medal is given in recognition of singular
performance in and contribution to the profession of geology.
The Chair of the Member Society Council appoints a special nominating
committee for recommendation of candidates for the award. The
committee consists of five members - current representatives
to the AGI Member Society Council from the Association of American
State Geologists, the Geological Society of America, and the
Mineralogical Society of America; and two at-large representatives
from the remaining member society representatives.
AGI NOMINATING COMMITTEE
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