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About the AAPG Foundation Trustee Associates


The AAPG Foundation was established in 1967 by the AAPG Leadership to carry out scientific, educational objectives through the use of charitable, tax-deductible gifts and contributions from AAPG members and corporate entities.

In 1978, the AAPG Foundation Trustees officially recognized a distinguished group of contributors, known as the AAPG Foundation Trustee Associates. This select group was organized for the purpose of:

Today, there are more than 280 Trustee Associates who play a stellar role in the development of the AAPG Foundation’s financial resources, thereby dramatically accelerating its ability to support scientific educational programs. There are more than 30 funds and programs supported by the Trustee Associates and other donors. Click here to review the annual report for information on the Foundation and programs supported by its donors.

Trustee Associates are governed by Bylaws and meet annually to conduct business meetings and participate in geologic field trips of regional interest. Spouses are encouraged to attend, and interesting activities are planned for their enjoyment. Click here for information on past and future meeting sites, dates and officers.

Current Officers

The Foundation Trustees have established awards for recognition of extraordinary philanthropy and service directed to advance the mission of the Foundation.

More information for current and future Trustee Associates can be found through the links in the menu to the left, or if you are interested in becoming a member of the Trustee Associates.

Annual Meeting Recap

View Annual Meeting Event Photos *

We are so pleased that that so many AAPG Foundation Trustee Associates and their guests were able to attend the 37th Annual Meeting in Austin, TX. Many thanks to Jay Henthorne for his fine chairmanship, and to all those who assisted in some way. Bill Monroe was the perfect fishing chairman and Jerry Namy did a top-notch job as the golf chair.

Stewart Henry has chosen a wonderful resort for 2015: The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO. Plan to be there September 9-12. More information in the near future!

Trustee Associate Meeting Survey

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* NOTE: Individual photos can be downloaded on the website link above. When viewing the images you will see a yellow folder appear on the right when you click on the enlarged photo. Click on the yellow folder tab with the green arrow. That enlarged picture file will then transfer to your computer. Or individual photos can be ordered as prints or other photo products using the shopping cart. Prints are made at wholesale cost from Bay Photo Pro Lab.

Other Action Items

During the various meetings held by the Trustee Associates and/or Foundation Trustees, several motions have been approved.