Utah Geological Association

Governing Board Meeting Minutes

July 9, 2018

Utah Department of Natural Resources

1594 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114

10:30 – 11:45 am


In attendance:

  1. Set up tables & chairs (all)
  2. Call to order and announcements (Paul)
  3. Review mail, new members (Zach)
  1. Thank you letters
  1. Collen Proctor
  2. Weber State
  3. Rotary Club
  1. Beginners Guide to Backyard Geology
  2. Greg Schlinker (member?)
  1. Lost Check
  1. Board Meeting minutes (Paul)
  1. Current on minutes
  2. Next meeting will have to moved, potentially conference call; after 17th July Zach
  1. Review and vote on June Treasurer Report (Zach)
  1. Some checks for field trips still outstanding
  2. Jason is coordinating field trip budgets
  3. Zach will be in Europe
  4. Treasure report approved unanimously
  1. Action items for follow up:
  1. AAPG 2018 Meeting
  1. T-shirts (Paul and Zach)
  1. Paul will check with Brian
  1. Meeting Proceeds (Mike V.)
  1. After 90 days, we can request 25% of what we should be getting.
  1. Send request
  1. TOTY
  1. Deadline extended to July
  1. 2018 Officer recruitment (Bill)
  1. One candidate per position so far
  2. Treasurer
  1. Dave Garbrecht
  2. Zach Anderson
  1. Program Chair
  1. Greg Schlanker (engineering consultant)
  1. Secretary
  1. George Condrat (retired)
  1. President
  1. Leslie Heppler (DOGM)
  1. Election in September
  1. Geology Park (Bill)
  1. AEG $1000
  2. Sinclair $500
  3. AWG $500
  4. Summit County RAP $12K
  5. Mike Hylland said the signs delayed to Sept.
  6. Shooting for Fall Ribbon Cutting
  7. Specimens of petrified wood
  8. Thank-you signs need to be made
  9. Will be managed by HOA and Rotary Club
  10. With community garden
  1. Follow up on Utah Geosites (Peter)
  1. about 30 submissions so far
  2. May be able to easily do 50
  3. Tom Chidsey may submit many
  4. Make effort to reach out to local universities.
  1. Publications (Paul)
  1. DOI submitted
  2. Reissue of UGA 28
  1. New Items:
  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
  4. Tom Chidsey was approved previously for $1500 travel expenses
  1. Peter to submit an application to attend the regional AAPG meeting
  1. UGS needs presence
  2. Peter to write up preliminary budget
  3. Another core presentation (carbonate core)
  1. $500-600 to sponsor core travel
  1. Call for adjournment (anyone)