Society Legacy

PGS has a long legacy. It was chartered on October 5th, 1973 by J. Alan Ballard, Charles C. Bates, Joseph W. Berg, Jr. (Deceased), Morris Brenner, David L. Daniels, Thomas M. Davis, William J. Dempsey (Deceased), Herbert C. Eppert, Jr., Richard Q. Foote, William Gumert, Lowell G. Hammons, Roland G. Henderson (Deceased), Troy L. Holcombe, Robert Iverson, Elizabeth R. King, Angelo L. Kontis, Alexander Malahoff, Albert L. McCahan, Rudolph R. Michlik, Peter Popenoe, William E. Rankin, Robert Sax, Robert W. Seaton, Patrick T. Taylor, Burl A. Tuller (Deceased), Robert Van Nostrand, Norman L. Weaver, Bruce G. Weetman, and Isidore Zietz.

PGS met for many years at the Officer's Club in Patton Hall at Fort Myers (Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall) near Arlington Cemetery.

If you would like to contribute to this PGS history page, please mail us at dcgeophys@gmail.com.

Past PGS Officers

More records to be added, as available (June 2018)

2017–2018

  • President: Marc Buursink
  • 1st Vice President: Thomas Pratt
  • 2nd Vice President: Catherine Enomoto
  • Secretary: Catherine Tadlock
  • Treasurer: Joe Bennett, Leidos (retired)
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli, Raytheon BBN Technologies

2016–2017

  • President: Catherine Enomoto, U.S. Geological Survey
  • 1st Vice President: Marc Buursink, U.S. Geological Survey
  • 2nd Vice President: Victor Oancea, Syneren Technologies Corporation
  • Secretary: Catherine Cox, ATR Corporation
  • Treasurer: Joe Bennett, Leidos (retired)
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli, Raytheon BBN Technologies

2015–2016

  • President: Catherine Enomoto, USGS
  • 1st Vice President: Marc Buursink, USGS
  • 2nd Vice President: Victor Oancea, Leidos
  • Secretary: Bob Fraser, USGS (retired)
  • Treasurer: Joe Bennett, Leidos (retired)
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli, Raytheon BBN Technologies

2014–2015

  • President: John (Jack) Murphy, Leidos
  • 1st Vice President: Catherine Enomoto, USGS
  • 2nd Vice President: Victor Oancea, SAIC
  • Secretary: Bob Fraser
  • Treasurer: Joe Bennett, SAIC
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli

2013–2014

  • President: Victoria Oancea, Leidos
  • 1st Vice Presidents: Catherine Enomoto, USGS; Pierre Caron; Karl Veith
  • 2nd Vice President: Victor Oancea, SAIC
  • Secretary: Bob Fraser
  • Treasurer: Joe Bennett, SAIC
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli
  • SEG Coordinator: David Zinzer

2012–2013

  • President: Joydeep Bhattacharya
  • 1st Vice Presidents: Karl Veith, Cathy Enomoto, and Pierre Caron
  • 2nd Vice President: Victor Oancea, SAIC
  • Secretary: Bob Fraser
  • Treasurer: Joe Bennett, SAIC
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli
  • SEG Coordinator: David Zinzer

2011–2012

(No record available.)

2010–2011

  • 1st Vice President: Keith McLaughlin
  • (No other record available.)

2009–2010

  • President: Jack Murphy, SAIC
  • 1st Vice President: Cy Galvin, Coastal Engineer
  • 2nd Vice President: Victor Oancea, SAIC
  • Secretary: Joydeep Bhattacharya, SAIC
  • Treasurer: Joe Bennett, SAIC
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli, BBN Technologies
  • SEG Coordinator: David Zinzer, U.S. Minerals Management Service

2008–2009

  • President: Harold Geller, George Mason University
  • 1st Vice President: David Salzberg, SAIC
  • 2nd Vice President: Victor Oancea, SAIC
  • Secretary: Joydeep Bhattacharya, SAIC
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli, BBN Technologies
  • SEG Coordinator: David Zinzer, U.S. Minerals Management Service

2007–2008

  • President: Stan Radzevicius, Ensco, Inc.
  • 1st Vice President: Harold Geller, George Mason University
  • 2nd Vice President: Victor Oancea, SAIC
  • Secretary: Joydeep Bhattacharya, BBN Technologies
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli, BBN Technologies
  • SEG Coordinator: David Zinzer, U.S. Minerals Management Service

2006–2007

  • President: Cyril Galvin, Coastal Engineer
  • 1st Vice President: Stan Radzevicius, Ensco, Inc.
  • 2nd Vice President: Victor Oancea, SAIC
  • Secretary: Joydeep Bhattacharya, BBN Technologies
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli, BBN Technologies
  • SEG Coordinator :David Zinzer, U.S. Minerals Management Service

2005–2006

  • President: Keith McLaughlin, SAIC
  • 1st Vice President: Cy Galvin
  • 2nd Vice President: Victoria Oancea, SAIC
  • Secretary: Stan Radzevicius, Ensco, Inc.
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Web Site Coordinator: Jay Pulli, BBN Technologies
  • SEG Coordinator: David Ziner, U.S. Minerals Management Service

2004–2005

  • President: Mike Ryan, USGS
  • 1st Vice President: Keith McLaughlin, SAIC
  • 2nd Vice President: Victoria Oancea, SAIC
  • Secretary: Stan Radzevicius, Ensco, Inc.
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King, U.S. Geological Survey

2003–2004

  • President: Joe Bennett
  • 1st Vice President: Mike Ryan
  • 2nd Vice President: Pierre Caron
  • Secretary: Tom Gamble
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

2002–2003

  • President: Dr. Buck Ibrahim, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • 1st Vice President: Dr. Joe Bennett, SAIC/CMR
  • 2nd Vice President: Pierre Caron, SAIC - Center for Monitoring Research
  • Secretary: Dr. Tom Gamble, Ensco, Inc.
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King, U.S. Geological Survey

2001–2002

  • President: Harold Geller
  • 1st Vice President: Buck Ibrahim
  • 2nd Vice President: Pierre Caron
  • Secretary: Doug Baumgardt
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

2000–2001

  • President: Joe Bennett
  • 1st Vice President: Harold Geller
  • 2nd Vice President: Pierre Caron
  • Secretary: Doug Baumgardt
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1999–2000

  • President: Keith McLaughlin
  • 1st Vice President: Jack Murphy
  • 2nd Vice President: Pierre Caron
  • Secretary: Joe Bennett
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1998–1999

  • President: David Salzberg
  • 1st Vice President: Keith McLaughlin
  • 2nd Vice President: Anton Dainty
  • Secretary: Joe Bennett
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1997–1998

  • President: Jack Murphy
  • 1st Vice President: David Salzberg
  • 2nd Vice President: Ron Cook
  • Secretary: Doug Baumgardt
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1996–1997

  • President: Michael Ryan
  • 1st Vice President: Cy Galvin
  • 2nd Vice President: David Salzberg
  • Secretary: Jack Murphy
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1995–1996

  • President: Harold Geller
  • 1st Vice President: Michael Ryan
  • 2nd Vice President: Jay Pulli
  • Secretary: David Salzberg
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1994–1995

  • President: Thomas Gamble
  • 1st Vice President: Harold Geller
  • 2nd Vice President: Alan Linde
  • Secretary: Jay Pulli
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1993–1994

  • President: David Zinzer
  • 1st Vice President: Harold Geller
  • 2nd Vice President: Peggy Marshall
  • Secretary: Wilmer Rivers
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1992–1993

  • President: Wilmer Rivers
  • 1st Vice President: David Zinzer
  • 2nd Vice President: Peter Davis
  • Secretary: Robert Cessaro
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1991–1992

  • President: Doug Baumgardt
  • 1st Vice President: Tom Gamble
  • 2nd Vice President: Wilmer Rivers
  • Secretary: Robert Cessaro
  • Treasurer: Mike Ryan

1990–1991

  • President: Karl Veith
  • 1st Vice President: Doug Baumgardt
  • 2nd Vice President: Mike Blackford
  • Secretary: John Coyne
  • Treasurer: David Zinzer

1989–1990

  • President: Gerald Barton
  • 1st Vice President: Karl Veith
  • 2nd Vice President: Indra Gupta
  • Secretary: John Cooyne
  • Treasurer: David Zinzer

1988–1989

  • President: Alan S. Ryall
  • 1st Vice President: Gerald Barton
  • 2nd Vice President: David Zinzer
  • Secretary: Julia Sullivan
  • Treasurer: Winston Chan

1987–1988

  • President: A.K. (Buck) Ibrahim
  • 1st Vice President: Alan S. Ryall
  • 2nd Vice President: Thomas D. Gamble
  • Secretary: Michael E. Blackford
  • Treasurer: Winston W. Chan

1986–1987

  • President: Anne O'Donnell
  • 1st Vice President: A.K. (Buck) Ibrahim
  • 2nd Vice President: Keith McLaughlin
  • Secretary: Don Clark
  • Treasurer: Gerry Barton

1985–1986

  • President: Joe Bennett
  • 1st Vice President: Andy Chang
  • 2nd Vice President: Doug Baumgardt
  • Secretary: Alison Lees
  • Treasurer: Gerry Barton

1984–1985

  • President: Robert Van Nostrand
  • 1st Vice President: Joe Bennett
  • 2nd Vice President: Andy Chang
  • Secretary: Elaine Padovani
  • Treasurer: A.K. (Buck) Ibrahim

1983–1984

  • President: Ian D. MacGregor
  • 1st Vice President: Peter M. Bell
  • 2nd Vice President: T. Joseph Bennett
  • Secretary: Anne O'Donnell
  • Treasurer: A. K. (Buck) Ibrahim

1982–1983

  • President: John R. Murphy
  • 1st Vice President: Ian D. MacGregor
  • 2nd Vice President: Michael J. Shore
  • Secretary: Margaret E. Marshall
  • Treasurer: Richard D. Brown

1981–1982

  • President: Eugene C. Robertson
  • 1st Vice President: John (Jack) R. Murphy
  • 2nd Vice President: Anne O'Donnell
  • Secretary: Michael J. Shore
  • Treasurer: Richard (Dick) D. Brown

1980–1981

  • President: Stanely S. Johnson
  • 1st Vice President: Eugene C. Robertson
  • 2nd Vice President: Peter M. Bell
  • Secretary: William G. Murray
  • Treasurer: Eugene Smart

1979–1980

  • President: Cyril J. Galvin
  • 1st Vice President: John G. Heacock
  • 2nd Vice President: John R. Murphy
  • Secretary: Stanley S. Johnson
  • Treasurer: Gregory B. Young

1978–1979

  • President: Robert Regan
  • 1st Vice President: Leonard Johnson
  • 2nd Vice President: Donald Clements
  • Secretary: John Goncz
  • Treasurer: Ralph Alelwine III

1977–1978

  • President: Robert Van Nostrand
  • 1st Vice President: Robert Regan
  • 2nd Vice President: Samir Vincent
  • Secretary: Cyril Galvin
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1976–1977

  • President: William J. Dempsey
  • 1st Vice President: Gilbert Mead
  • 2nd Vice President: Roy Hansen
  • Secretary: Bob Christensen
  • Treasurer: Elizabeth King

1975–1976

  • President: Isidore Zietz
  • 1st Vice President: William J. Dempsey
  • 2nd Vice President: Elizabeth R. King
  • Secretary: Herbert C. Eppert, Jr.
  • Treasurer: Albert L. McCahan

1974–1975

  • President: Joseph W. Berg, Jr.
  • 1st Vice President: Rudolph Black
  • 2nd Vice President: William Dempsey
  • Secretary: Herbert C. Eppert, Jr.
  • Treasurer: Albert McCahan

1973–1974

  • President: Burl A. Tuller
  • 1st Vice President: Joseph W. Berg Jr.
  • 2nd Vice President: Isidore Zietz
  • Secretary: Robert D. Regan
  • Treasurer: Herbert C. Eppert