Mineralogical Society of America, Founded December 30, 1919

2016 MSA Committees And Appointed Posts

revised 01/19/2016
previous committees: 2015, 2014, 2013

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Rebecca A. Lange (2016 MSA President), Chair
Steven B. Shirey (2016 MSA Past-President)
George E. Harlow (2016 MSA Vice-President)
Howard W. Day (2015-2016 MSA Treasurer)
Bryan C. Chakoumakos (2016-2017 MSA Secretary)

ROEBLING MEDAL COMMITTEE (Award for 2017)

Edward S. Grew, Chair (2016)
Michael A. Carpenter (2014-2016)
Georges Calas (2014-2016)
Pamela C. Burnley (2015-2017)
Christian Chopin (2015-2017)
Wendy Li-Wen Mao (2016-2018)
Bernard J. Wood (2016-2018)

DANA MEDAL COMMITTEE (Award for 2018)

Wendy Panero, (2015) Chair
Ross John Angel (2014-2016)
Suzanne A. McEnroe (2014-2016)
Lukas P. Baumgartner (2015-2017)
Tracy Rushmer (2015-2017)
Marc M. Hirschmann (2016-2018)
Sarah C. Penniston-Dorland (2016-2018)

MSA AWARD COMMITTEE (Award for 2017)

Abby Kavner, Chair (2016)
Keiko Hattori (2014-2016)
Mark David Welch (2014-2016)
Yanbin Wang (2015-2017)
Alison R. Pawley (2015-2017)
John C. Ayers (2016-2018)
Donna L. Whitney (2016-2018)

DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD COMMITTEE (Award for 2017)

Peter Heaney, Chair (2015-2016)
Lee A. Groat (2015-2016)
Nancy J. McMillan (2015-2016)
Bruce W. D. Yardley (2015-2016)
Sheila Seaman (2015-2016)
John R. Bowman (2015-2016)
Craig Lundstrom (2015-2016)

CRYSTALLOGRAPHY RESEARCH GRANT COMMITTEE (Grant for 2017)
Research Grant in Crystallography from the Edward H. Kraus Crystallographic Research Trust Fund

Rajdeep Dasgupta, Chair (2016)
Daniele J. Cherniak (2014-2016)
Susannah M Dorfman (2015-2017)
Charles A. Geiger (2016-2018)

MINERALOGY/PETROLOGY RESEARCH GRANT COMMITTEE (Grant for 2017)
MSA Grant for Student Research in Mineralogy and Petrology

Peter I Nabelek, Chair (2016)
Bruce W. D. Yardley (2014-2017)
F. Zeb Page (2015-2017)
Andrew J. Campbell (2015-2018)
Etienne Medard (2015-2018)
John R. Farver (2016-2019)
Jessica M. Warren (2016-2019)

BLOSS OPTICAL CRYSTALLOGRAPHY FUND COMMITTEE

Mickey E. Gunter Chair (2014-)
John M. Hughes (2014-)
Donald J. Halterman, Jr. (2015-)

NOMINATING COMMITTEE FOR FELLOWS

Nancy L. Ross (2014-2016), Chair (2016)
Przemyslaw Dera (2014-2016)
Sumit Chakraborty (2015-2017)
Yingwei Fei (2015-2017)
Guillaume Fiquet (2016-2018)
Donna L. Whitney (2016-2018)

COMMITTEE ON MANAGEMENT

Rebecca A. Lange (2016 MSA President), Chair
Steven B. Shirey (2016 MSA Past-President)
George E. Harlow (2016 MSA Vice-President)
Howard W. Day (2015-2016 MSA Treasurer)
Bryan C. Chakoumakos (2016-2017 MSA Secretary)

FINANCIAL ADVISORY AND AUDIT COMMITTEE

Mark van Baalen (2009-), Chair (2010-)
Gordon E. Brown Jr. (2014-2016)
Michael Brown (2014-2016)
Barbara L. Dutrow (2015-2017)
David L. Bish (2016-2018)
Julia A. Nord (2016-2018)
Howard W. Day (2015-2016 MSA Treasurer)
Rebecca A. Lange (2016 MSA President, Management Committee Chair)
George E. Harlow (2016 MSA Vice-President)
Bryan C. Chakoumakos (2016-2017 MSA Secretary)

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

Kim Tait, Chair (2015-)
Rona J. Donahoe (2015-)
Jane A. Gilotti (2015-)
Christian Mavris (2015-)
Peggy O’Day (2015-)
Christopher J. Stefano (2015-)

COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES

George E. Harlow (2016 MSA Vice-President), Chair
Robert W. Luth (2016 MSA Vice-Presidental candidate)
Mike Brown(2016 MSA Vice-Presidental candidate)
Bryan C. Chakoumakos (2016-2017 MSA Secretary)
Philip E. Brown (2016)
Cara Santelli (2016)

NOMINATING COMMITTEE FOR OFFICERS (for 2016 election and terms start 2017)

Matthew J. Kohn, Chair (2016)
Bruce D. Marsh (2014-2016)
James Badro (2014-2016)
Roberta L. Flemming (2015-2017)
David Dolejs (2015-2017)
David W. Mogk (2016-2018)
Kimberly T. Tait (2016-2018)

MSA LECTURE PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Elizabeth Ann Johnson (2014-2016), Chair (2016)
Callum J Hetherington (2014-2016)
Rajdeep Dasgupta (2015-2017)
David Dolejs (2015-2017)
Julia A Baldwin (2016-2018)
John R. Bowman (2016-2018)

David W. Peate (Lecture Program Administrator) (2016-)

COMMITTEE ON SHORT COURSES

Jill D. Pasteris (2013-2016), Chair (2015)
Matthew J. Kohn (2012-2015), Chair (2015), past Chair (2016)
Thomas P. Trainor (2014-2017)
Penelope L. King (2015-2018)
Paul Sylvester (2016-2019)
Jeffrey Vervoort (Geochemical Society Editor for Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry) (2012-)
Ian P. Swainson (Series Editor, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry) (2015-)

MSA WORKSHOPS

David J. Vaughan, MSA Workshop Coordinator (2016)

BENEFACTORS COMMITTEE

John M. Hughes (2010-) Chair, Corporate Donations & Capital Campaign
Peter J. Heaney (2009-) Chair, Membership Giving

OUTREACH COMMITTEE

Vickie Harder, co-Chair overseeing K-12 Outreach (2002-)

PUBLICATIONS DIRECTOR

George E. Harlow (2016)

COMMITTEE ON EARTH MATERIALS DATA (EMDI)

Kerstin Lehnert, chair (2013-)
Elizabeth Anna Cottrell (2013-)
Robert T. Downs (2013-)
Peter Fox (Tetherless World Constellation, RPI. 2013-)
Mark S. Ghiorso (2013-)
Robert M. Hazen (2013-)
Surendra K. Saxena (Florida International University, 2013-)
Frank S. Spear (2013-)

AMERICAN MINERALOGIST

Editor: Keith D. Putirka (2012-)
Editor: Ian Swainson (2010-)
Managing Editor: Rachel A. Russell (1996- )
Technical Editor for Crystal Structures: Ronald C. Peterson (2009-)
New Mineral Names Editor: Dmitriy Ilych Belakovskiy (2014-)
Book Review Editor: John C. Schumacher
Board of Associate Editors

REVIEWS IN MINERALOGY AND GEOCHEMISTRY; MONOGRAPHS

Series Editor: Ian Swainson (2015- )

HANDBOOK OF MINERALOGY

Editor: Kenneth W. Bladh (2010- )

ELEMENTS

MSA News Editor: Andrea Koziol (2005- )
Advisory Board for MSA: George E. Harlow
Advisory Board for MSA: Roberta Oberti
Executive Committee for MSA: Barb L. Dutrow (2009- )

GEOSCIENCEWORLD

Board of Directors for MSA: Rachel Russell (2015-2018)
Advisory Council for MSA: James M. Brenan (2015-)

MSA CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS WORKING GROUP

Peter J. Heaney (2014-)
John M. Hughes (2014-)
Barbara L. Dutrow (2014-)

LIAISONS TO OTHER SOCIETIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

American Crystallographic Association (ACA) - Nancy L. Ross (2012-)
American Geological Institute (AGI) - J. Alex Speer (1999-)
American Geophysical Union (AGU) - Abby Kavner (2015-)
American Geophysical Union (AGU) Mineral Physics Focus Group - Razvan Caracas (2013-)
Clay Minerals Society (CMS) - David L. Bish (1988-)
European Mineralogical Union (EMU) - Charles A. Geiger (2000-)
Friends of Mineralogy (FM) - Julian C. Gray (2007-)
Gemological Institute of America (GIA) - George Rossman (1992-)
Geological Society of America's Mineralogy, Petrology, Voclanology, and Geochemistry Division (GSA-MPVG) - Wendy A. Bohrson (2010-
Geochemical Society (GS) -
International Mineralogical Association (IMA) - George E. Harlow (2007-)
International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) - Jeffrey E. Post (1995-)
Society of Mineral Museum Professionals (SMMP) - George E. Harlow (1994-)

MSA REPRESENTATIVES TO OTHER SOCIETIES' MEETING PROGRAMS

Steven B. Shirey, MSA Meetings Coordinator (2016)
MSA Representative to GSA JTPC - Philip E. Brown (2002-2017)
MSA Representative to GSA JTPC - James S. Beard (2002-2016)
MSA Liaison to Goldschmidt Conference - Mickey E. Gunter (2014-)
MSA Liaison AGU Meetings Committee - Abby Kavner (2005-)
MSA Liaison to the CMS - David L. Bish (1998-)
MSA Representative to Friends of Mineralogy - Julian C. Gray (2007-)
MSA Representative to the IMA - George E. Harlow (2007-)

MSA REPRESENTATIVES on IMA COMMISSIONS and Working Groups

Applied Mineralogy - H. Catherine W. Skinner (1992)
Astromineralogy - Frans J.M. Rietmeijer (2004)
Gem Materials - James E. Shigley (1996)
Inclusions in Minerals - Robert J. Bodnar (2004)
Mineral Equilibria - Darrell Kirk Nordstrom (2004)
Mineral Growth and Interface Processes - John Rakovan (2003)
Museums - Kimberly T. Tait (2012)
New Minerals, Mineral Names, and Classification of Minerals - Anthony R. Kampf (1992)
Ore Mineralogy - Mark D. Barton (2000)
Organic Minerals - Patricia A. Maurice (2001)
Physics of Minerals - Nancy L. Ross (2003)

MSA SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS (no formal structure or terms)

Pegmatites - David London (1992-)
Planetary Materials - Brad Jolliff (1996-)

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