Utah Geological Association

Governing Board Meeting Minutes

September 10, 2018

Utah Department of Natural Resources

1594 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114

13:45 – 14:40


  1. Put up tables & chairs (all)
  2. Call to order and announcements (Paul)
  3. Review mail (Zach)
  1. 1 Teacher of Year Application
  1. Several new members from online (Zach)
  1. Zach has list of people from online application
  1. All except Judith smith and Julie Reese approved for membership
  1. Reach out to upcoming emeritus members
  1. We have to ask them to renew per the rules
  2. They can opt to continue paying as a donation
  1. Board Meeting minutes (Paul)
  1. June, July, and August need votes
  1. June -
  1. heavy spending month
  2. a lot of AAPG spending
  3. Short Course and Field trips cost roughly $63,000
  4. Came out about $30K ahead
  5. Total expenses $26K for June
  1. July -
  1. Came out ahead in July
  2. Total Income $4400
  3. AAPG datapages, bookstore big income
  4. Luncheon and pending checks still out there
  1. August -
  1. No meeting
  2. The check is in the mail
  3. $127 K from AAPG (most from SC and field trips)
  1. All approved unanimously
  1. No minutes for August
  1. Action items for follow up:
  1. Lunch subsidies
  1. increase lunch cost from $8-$10
  2. reduce required subsidy
  3. Seek additional support from outside companies
  1. 5 min presentation
  2. Sinclair, Boyt-longyear
  3. Allow for presentation of logo
  1. Voted to increase lunch from $8-10
  1. Unanimous in favor
  2. Announce at October
  3. start in November
  1. $3500 subsidized last year
  1. AAPG 2018 Meeting
  1. Final Numbers (Zach)
  1. About $24,000
  2. Close to $100,000 total
  1. T-shirts (Paul and Zach)
  2. Recognition for Mike Vandenburg
  1. Get him something for Recognition
  1. TOTY Finalize
  1. One nominee
  1. 2018 Vote (Bill)
  1. Need bios for each candidate
  2. Election in September
  1. Follow up on Utah Geosites (Peter)
  1. Publications (Paul)
  2. DOI submitted
  3. Reissue of UGA 28
  1. Elections
  1. New Items:
  1. EBSCO Host (Paul)
  1. Table paper until board views it
  1. AAPG Delegate
  1. Wants to submit his delegate’s report in October
  2. He did not get any new AAPG membership applications in Utah
  3. Make sure aapg application process is working
  1. Peter to submit an application to attend the regional AAPG meeting
  2. Request for funds to support Bonneville Short Course (Paul)
  3. Request for funds to support Hutchen’s museum display (Renold Willie)
  1. Museum in Lehi
  2. Group decided to table decision and wait for Emily
  3. Peter will reach out to SME to see if they have interest
  4. Would support cabinet construction of Display cases for a total of $5760
  5. Zach mentioned need for geology in the display if we
  6. Contingent on getting total
  7. Matched funding
  8. Talk to museum before funding
  1. Hintze Award Process
  1. Ted Balling (Rio Tinto) is named our industry representative
  1. Membership directory status
  1. IN progress
  1. Chidsey AAPG Publications oked for UGS website
  1. Unanimous vote yes
  1. Call for adjournment (anyone)