2014 Officer Electionspublished May 6, 2014 9:19am
May 6, 2014 - Jun 6, 2014
It is again time for the annual NAGT election. This year the ballot includes 2nd Vice President, and two Councilors at Large. The voting begins on the morning of Tuesday, May 6th and ends on Friday, June 6th.
2nd Vice President Candidate Anne Egger
Education: BA Geology, Yale University; MS and PhD Geology, Stanford University. Professional Experience: faculty at San Juan College, Farmington, NM; Undergraduate Program Coordinator in the School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University; currently faculty at Central Washington University; Senior Editor of Visionlearning. Teaching Experience: introductory geology, field camp (intro and advanced), structural geology, science methods (elementary and secondary education), introduction to research seminar, geoscience writing. Service has included: General Education Committee, CWU; geoscience councilor, Council of Undergraduate Research; Electorate Nominating Committee, Education Section, AAAS; workshop convener for On the Cutting Edge and NAGT workshops; member of AGU, GSA, AAAS, AWG, and NAGT.
Council Candidate Karen Viskupic
Education: BA Geology, Washington University in St. Louis; PhD Geology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professional Experience and Service: research faculty at Boise State University (2003-present); Department of Geosciences Education Programs Manager at Boise State University (2006-present); PI, NSF GK-12 project partnering geoscience and biology students with informal learning centers (2008-present); member of the InTeGrate Assessment Team; member of the leadership teams for Cutting Edge Classroom Observation and Embedded Assessment research projects; Boise State GeoClub faculty advisor.
Council Candidate Suzanne Smaglik
Suzanne (Suki) Smaglik is a Professor of Earth and Physical Sciences at Central Wyoming College, in Riverton and Lander, WY. In addition to teaching geology, chemistry, Earth system science, physical science, and science education, Suki also over sees a robust interdisciplinary early undergraduate research program in geochemistry. Research topics include extremophile genomics at Thermopolis, Hydrology of the Little Popo Agie River, and Cenozoic landscape development of Table Mountain near Lander, Wyoming. These research projects are financially support by small grants from several programs: ESPCoR (NSF), INBRE (NIH), Space Grant, CCURI (NSF). She has participated in many Cutting Edge workshops and served on the NAGT Geo2YC Division Organizational Committee. In addition, Suki donates time and energy to community events and national organizations.
Education: BA Chemistry & Geology, Beloit College; MSc Geochemistry, Colorado School of Mines; ABD Geology & Geophysics, University of Hawai'i-Manoa. Appointments and Professional Experience: Instructor: Geologic Field Assistant & Physical Science Technician, USGS; Geology & Physical Science, CSU-Bakersfield; Instructor: Geology & Chemistry, Metro State College of Denver; Instructor: Chemistry, Northern Michigan University; Academic Advisor, Northern Michigan University; Instructor through Professor, CWC. Service: Regional Science Fair Coordinator; CWC Curriculum Committee, CWC Faculty Vice President, numerous academic committees at CWC; 2YC representation to GSA Geoscience Education Committee; NAGT North Central Region President; Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium Board; Girl Scout leader and leader trainer. Awards: CWC Outstanding Faculty Member, 2012-2013; Wyoming Community College Leadership Award; Faculty Member of the Year Nominee, 2012-2103; CWC Faculty President 2014-2015.