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AGI Collaborates with Experts on New "Leadership in Diversity" Initiative

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is excited to announce its participation in the National Science Foundation's Geoscience Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity (GOLD) program. Five projects were funded through the GOLD solicitation, which "seeks to cultivate a new generation of leaders within the geosciences research and education communities who have the passion, the knowledge, the skills, and the tools to catalyze high-impact efforts to broaden participation of traditionally underrepresented minorities in the geosciences education pipeline and workforce."

Terry Morse chosen as new CEO of NGWA

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Terry Morse has been selected as the incoming chief executive officer of the National Ground Water Association (NGWA). He will succeed Kevin McCray, CAE, who, after 22 years as CEO and 35 years in the groundwater industry, will retire on December 31, 2017. "Terry brings experience and skills necessary as NGWA moves forward in dealing with the ever-changing business climates of our membership, as well as the Association itself," said David Henrich, CWD/PI, CVCLD, the incoming NGWA board president and a member of the search task group.

AAPG Names Denise Cox as President-Elect

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Beginning July 1, 2017 Denise Cox, Past-President of the Association for Women Geoscientists, will start her tenure as the President-Elect of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). Cox is the President of Storm Energy and has been a member of AAPG since 1984. Charles Sternbach will assume his role as president that day as well.

IAH Announces New Executive Manager #water #groundwater

New Executive Manager Ian Davey, left, discussing handover plans with John Chilton
The International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) announced that Ian Davey joined IAH Executive Manager on April 1, 2017 following John Chilton's retirement in December 2016. Davey is a hydrogeologist with over 30 years’ experience, much of it working for the Environment Agency in England.

Edmund Nickless Recognized in the Queen's New Year's Honors List

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Former Executive Secretary of the Geological Society of London, Edmund Nickless was recognized for his extraordinary service to the United Kingdom in the New Year's Honor's List from the Queen. Nickless was recognized as an MBE, or a Member of the Order of the British Empire which is awarded for an outstanding achievement or service to the community. This will have had a long-term, significant impact and stand out as an example to others. AGI congratulates Nickless on this honor. 

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