NAGT Association Officers & Staff

Note: Officers' terms begin and end at the Geological Society of America fall meeting where NAGT holds its Annual Meeting, unless otherwise indicated. For past officers, check out the Past Presidents and Officers page.

Elected Officers


President: Margaret Crowder
Western Kentucky University

1st Vice-President: Christy Visaggi
Georgia State University

2nd Vice-President: Reginald Archer
Tennessee State University

Past-President: Jennifer Wenner
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Secretary/Treasurer: Michael Phillips
Illinois Valley Community College

Appointed Officers

Executive Director: Anne Egger
Central Washington University

JGE Editor in Chief: Kim Hannula
Professor Emerita, Fort Lewis College
September 2020-2023

In the Trenches Editor: Redina Finch
Western Illinois University

NAGT Historian: Gene Pearson
University of the Pacific

Section and Division Liaisons

The Executive Committee of the Association appoints one of its members as a liaison to each section and division for the national committee, as described in the liaison responsibilities (Acrobat (PDF) 28kB Oct20 20) document. In this way, news and concerns can travel easily between the two parts of the organization.

Organizational Liaisons

The Executive Committee also appoints members to serve as liaisons to other organizations, as described in the organizational liaisons (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 19kB Aug23 19) document. Current liaisons are:


Mitchell Bender-Awalt, Project Coordinator
Executive office operations and management

Monica Bruckner, Website Manager
Website management

Amy Collette, Financial & Administrative Director
Financial management, including publications and subscriptions

Pa Yao Vue, Administrative & Events Assistant
Awards management, social media

Contact NAGT

      Next Page »