Board of Directors

Paul Weimer
Paul Weimer

Paul Weimer

President

Paul Weimer holds the Paul Rady Chair in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. In his career, he has researched the evolution of sedimentary basins, including stratigraphy, sedimentology, structure, tectonics, and fluid movement, with emphasis on deepwater continental margins. He has published extensively on these topics, having written three books, more than 170 papers, and co-edited 11 volumes. His recent efforts have focused on creating high resolution, scientifically accurate geo-animations for K-12 Education and Public outreach. He has served extensively with many local and international geosocieties, with emphasis on integration of disciplines and inter-society cooperation including SEG, SEPM, EAGE, and is Former President of AAPG. He has major efforts in professional continuing education, having taught publicly available short courses in 35 countries and consulted extensively globally. He holds a BA (Pomona College), MS (University of Colorado), and PhD (University of Texas at Austin).

Jonathan Price
Jonathan Price

Jonathan G. Price

President Elect

Jonathan Price is a consulting geologist and the Nevada State Geologist Emeritus. He served as Director of the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology and was on loan from the University of Nevada, Reno, as staff director of the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources of the National Research Council. With a B.A. from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, his career has included experience with industry, education, research, and government. Price has worked in mining, taught undergraduate and graduate geology courses, and directed research at state geological surveys. He has been President of four AGI Member Societies, has served on the Board of Directors of another, and is a member of three. 

David Wunsch
David Wunsch

David R. Wunsch

Past President

Dr. David R. Wunsch is the State Geologist and Director of the Delaware Geological Survey. Previously was the State Geologist of New Hampshire (2000-2010), and Director of Science & Technology (2010-2011) for the National Groundwater Association (NGWA). He has held leadership positions with the Association of American State Geologists (President 2009-2010), NGWA (Division Director 2002-2005), and AGI (Secretary 2002-2004). Dr. Wunsch was AGI's first Congressional Science Fellow (1988-1999), where he advised the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy & Minerals. He has served on National Academy of Science committees, and federal advisory committees for the U.S. Geological Survey. He holds an affiliated faculty position with the University of Delaware Department of Earth Sciences. His areas of interest include hydrogeology and geochemistry, and science and policy.

Ronald Wallace
Ronald Wallace

Ronald J. Wallace

Treasurer

Ronald J. Wallace is currently retired from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. His financial experience includes serving as Treasurer for three different organizations, most recently as AIPG National Treasurer from 2007 through 2008. He currently chairs the American Institute of Professional Geologists’ Education Committee and is responsible for awarding that organization’s scholarship funds. He also reviews and approves webinars and classes for continuing education credit. He received his Masters degree in geology from the University of Kansas. 

Nancy House
Nancy House

Nancy J. House

Secretary

Nancy J. House has served as principal scientist in geophysics at her own corporation, Integrated Geophysical Interpretation since 2015. As an interpretation geophysicist with 35 years of experience with multinational oil companies and small independents including Exxon, Phillips Petroleum, Mobil, and Chevron, House has knowledgably acquired, processed, and interpreted geophysical data for reservoir characterization, reserve calculation, and exploration evaluation.She has served as Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) President, SEG Secretary-Treasurer, and General Chair of the SEG Annual Meeting, as well as Denver Geophysical President and Association of Women Geoscientists Board Member. House holds a Masters in Geophysics from the Colorado School of Mines, where she was a PhD student 2000-2003.

Aida Farough
Aida Farough

Aida Farough

Member at Large

Aida Farough holds a Ph.D. in the Geosciences from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Since 2015 she has taught at various institutions, including James Madison University, Pennsylvania State University, and Kansas State University. Conducting research on marine geology and geophysics, Farough has spent months at sea on expeditions with the International Ocean Drilling Program and the International Continental scientific Drilling Program and has traveled on submarine Alvin to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean as a part of the Deep Submergence Science Committee early career training program. She has membership ties and leadership experience with 10 of AGI's Member Societies. Farough recently established her own firm and works as a geoscience and education consultant. 

Keri Nutter
Keri Nutter

Keri A. Nutter

Member at Large

Keri A. Nutter is a Geoscience Manager at DOWL, a firm specializing in planning, surveying, engineering, environmental, and related services. A Certified Professional Geologist, Nutter is a firm owner and manager of a team of engineers and geologists. Nutter has served on the American Institute of Professional Geologists’ National Executive Committee since 2014, progressing from Advisory Board Representative to President. She previously served as Secretary on the AGI Executive Committee as well as on the dues restructuring committee and the Wallace Scholarship committee. Since earning her Bachelor’s in Geology at Washington State University in 2004, Nutter has gained over 16 years of experience in service and leadership for professional groups, including two national geoscience organizations and the University of Alaska Anchorage Geological Sciences Community Advisory Board.

Gordon E. Brown Jr.
Gordon E. Brown Jr.

Gordon E. Brown Jr.

Member at Large

Dr. Gordon E. Brown Jr. is the D.W. Kirby Professor Emeritus of Geological Sciences at Stanford University and Professor Emeritus of Photon Science at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. The recipient of AGI's Ian Campbell Medal for Superlative Service to the Geosciences, Dr. Brown has served the geosciences in a variety of professional capacities including multiple leadership roles at Stanford University as well as significant advisory committee work for the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, Los Alamos National Lab, Argonne National Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Pacific Northwest National Lab, the National Research Council, the Gemological Institute of America, the Carnegie Institution for Science, and various geoscience societies including the American Geophysical Union, the Geological Society of America, the Geochemical Society, and the Mineralogical Society of America. Dr. Brown earned his Ph.D. in Mineralogy and Crystallography from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in 1970.