The Vice President chairs the meetings committee, and coordinates AASG displays, including the NCSL booth, the MinExpo booth, and the GSA Booth. For the Annual Meeting, the President coordinates invitations, closed sessions, and banquet program; the Annual Meeting Host tends to meeting structure, social program, field trips, facilities, catering, budget, and reporting; while the VP coordinates open sessions and selection of future sites.
AASG standing committees maintain awareness and analysis of key topics; each year, a given committee may or may not be active, as priorities fluctuate, and as special projects arise; the Chair or Co-Chairs recruit committee members as needed
The Committee: seeks to optimize the state geological survey role in this topic; monitors policy developments; works with Congressional members and staff; supports development of AASG Congressional Testimony as required; monitors and provides input into Federal legislation and regulations; ensures that AASG is represented on related federal advisory committees; monitors and advocates for the federal role, including external grants; facilitates collaboration with federal agencies; collaborates with partners organizations such as NGOs; assists in development and implementation of AASG positions and initiatives; shares pertinent information with the AASG community; updates the AASG Position Statement; helps with AASG annual meeting program planning when asked; and reports to the annual meeting
The Nominating Committee Chair, the Past President, confers with the two most-recently-serving-while-still-active Past Presidents to prepare a slate of nominees for the consideration of Executive; upon Executive approval of the slate, the Chair oversees email voting by Members, for President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Editor, Statistician, and Historian
Developing, tracking, and overseeing AASG affiliations, alliances, and other formal relationships with a wide variety of professional scientific, technical, licensing, certification, and educational earth science organizations.
Monitor registration, licensing, and certification issues and legislation at both state and national levels.
Members are appointed by the AASG President. The Chair will be a sitting State Geologist, appointed by the AASG President. The AASG President may appoint an Honorary Member to co-chair the Committee. The chair may create subcommittees to act on specific tasks. The committee currently includes four subcommittees.