• Congratulations to our incoming 2019–20 meeting year officers!
  • Starting September, 2019, PGS meetings will again be held on the second Thursday each month, with two exceptions (December and May), so as to overlap less with our fellow professional society meetings.
    • Please look for our updated meeting schedule below in August
  • President's welcome letter and new membership form added August 2018
  • The DC Geology Events blog lists our and other geology events in the DMV

Updated July 2019

2019-20 Meeting sCHEDULE:

Meeting Location:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton McLean Tysons
  • Link to Google Maps: 1960 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, VA 22102
    • If entering address manually, McLean or Tysons address should now work, but please double-check your destination before starting your drive!
  • Transit: Hotel is within one-half mile of Tysons Corner Metro station
    • Sidewalk directions with CAUTION crossing International Dr.
  • Driving: Hotel is near I-495 and Rt. 123, and has free garage parking available
  • Our private meeting space is in the Peachtree Room at the rear of the Harvest Cafe on the second floor of the DoubleTree Hotel.
  • Social time is held the Tysons Social Tavern on the first floor of the DoubleTree Hotel.


  • Members and guests may attend any presentation after dinner for no charge
  • The optional three course dinner cost is discounted to TBD for members in good standing (having paid dues) and for students, is TBD for non-members, and is inclusive of coffee, tax and gratuity
  • Alcoholic beverages may be purchased in the private meeting room on a cash basis
  • Dinner service begins at 7 PM and we estimate that the presentation begins at about 8:15 PM. For attendees who arrive early, social time begins about 6 PM
  • To RSVP, please write to


Society Officers:

  • President: Marc Buursink
  • First Vice-President: Lisa Schleicher
  • Second Vice-President: Karen Pearson
  • Secretary: Kori Newman
  • Treasurer: Joe Bennett
  • SEG Liaison: Catherine B Enomoto

2019–20 Meeting Year