Utah Geological Association

Governing Board Meeting Minutes

January 8, 2018

Utah Department of Natural Resources

1594 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114

10:30 – 11:45 am


  1. Set up tables & chairs (all)
  2. Call to order and announcements (Paul)
  3. Review mail, new members (Chris)
  1. Second credit card with wrong name (Zach)
  2. Auto-insurance renewal?
  3. Do we have liability coverage?
  4. Membership
  1. Review status of November and December Board Meeting minutes (Chris)
  1. Get minute from Toms for November
  2. December minutes are coming
  1. Review and vote on December Treasurer Report (Zach)
  1. Approved
  2. AAPG field trip payments not processed Comfort Inn
  1. Action items for follow up:
  1. AAPG 2018 Meeting
  1. T-shirt design
  1. Formal vs. Informal
  2. Vote on design
  3. Embroidered
  1. Reaching out to Brewer
  1. Zach to investigate
  1. Meeting space (Mikes)
  2. Sponsored Field trips and short courses
  3. Student Grants from AAPG
  1. 2018 UGA Guidebook – “Geofluids in Utah” (Paul)
  1. Reach out to Burt Stolp - USGS
  1. College Outreach
  1. Greg Nielsen - pizza with lunch
  2. Lunch - UGA representative
  3. Jessica Castleton is the Local Rep for AEG;
  4. Maybe we can do some joint stuff
  5. Reach out to geology clubs about a career and grad panel
  1. Petrified Wood Park – Update (Bill)
  1. Reconvene committee on the park
  2. Bother Biek about signs
  1. Distinguished Lecture (Paul)
  1. AAPG
  2. AEG distinguished lecture series: possible that UGA can pick this up (Emily)
  3. Jahns Lecture
  1. Publication Sales Summary (Paul)
  1. Send out sales summary to board
  1. Student Research Grants (Peter)
  1. on hold
  1. Upcoming Speakers (Emily)
  1. Through April
  1. Next Month Mike Stearns  - UVU U/Pb dating
  2. Bonnie Small - Rio Tinto - Geo Global - International
  3. Thomas Marsten - USGS Talk on Pah Tempe
  4. Potential AAPG speaker (Paul will talk to Mike)
  5. Jani Radebaugh - BYU - Planetary
  1. Info for Newsletter (anyone)
  1. Newsletter - T-Shirt design submissions - deadline and email to submit to
  1. Call for adjournment (anyone)