Mineralogical Society of America, Founded December 30, 1919

2022 MSA Committees and Appointed Posts

revised 12/29/2021
previous committees: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009-1950

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Pamela Burnley (2022 MSA President), Chair
Mark Ghiorso (2022 MSA Past-President)
Jeffrey Post (2022 MSA Vice-President)
Glenn Gaetani (2021-2022 MSA Treasurer)
Kimberly Tait (2021-2022 MSA Secretary)

ROEBLING MEDAL COMMITTEE (Award for 2023)

Robert Bodnar, Chair (2022)
Elizabeth Cottrell (2022-2024)
John Ayers (2022-2024)
Huifang Xu (2020-2022)
Suzanne Kay (2020-2022)
Dominique Weis (2021-2023)
Clive Neal (2021-2023)

DANA MEDAL COMMITTEE (Award for 2023)

Jennifer Jackson, Chair (2022)
Leslie Baker (2022-2024)
Andy Shen (2022-2024)
Christian Chopin (2020-2022)
Cara Santelli (2020-2022)
Craig Schiffries (2021-2023)
Steven Shirey (2021-2023)

MSA AWARD COMMITTEE (Award for 2023)

Marian Holness, Chair (2022)
Sean Shieh (2021-2023)
Yongjae Lee (2022-2024)
Penny King (2020-2022)
June Wicks (2020-2022)
Maarten Broekmans (2021-2023)
Wendy Bohrson (2021-2023)

DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD COMMITTEE (Award for 2024)

Rodney Ewing, Chair (2021-2022)
J. Alexander Speer (2021-2022)
Nancy Ross (2021-2022)
Sylvie Demouchy (2021-2022)
Robert Hazen (2021-2022)
Elizabeth Johnson (2021-2022)
Ed Mathez (2021-2022)

CRYSTALLOGRAPHY RESEARCH GRANT COMMITTEE (Grant for 2022)
Research Grant in Crystallography from the Edward H. Kraus Crystallographic Research Trust Fund

Przemek Dera, Chair (2022)
Joanne Stubbs (2022-2024)
Giacomo Diego Gatta (2022-2024)
Sergio Speziale (2020-2022)

MINERALOGY/PETROLOGY RESEARCH GRANT COMMITTEE (Grant for 2022)
MSA Grant for Student Research in Mineralogy and Petrology

Astrid Holzheid, Chair (2022)
Jun Tsuchiya (2022-2024)
Elizabeth Johnson (2022-2024)
Paul Asimow (2020-2022)
Gray Bebout (2020-2022)

BLOSS OPTICAL CRYSTALLOGRAPHY FUND COMMITTEE

Mickey E. Gunter, Chair (2014-)
John M. Hughes (2014-)
Donald J. Halterman, Jr. (2015-)

NOMINATING COMMITTEE FOR FELLOWS

Georges Calas, Chair (2022)
Reto Giere (2022-2024)
Jennifer Kung (2022-2024)
Janne Blichert-Toft (2020-2022)
James Beard (2020-2022)
Masaki Akaogi (2022-2024)
Marian Holness (2021-2023)

IAN CAMPBELL NOMINATING COMMITTEE (AMERICAN GEOSCIENCES INSTITUTE)

Ann Benbow (2021-)

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Pamela Burnley (2022 MSA President), Chair
Mark Ghiorso (2022 MSA Past-President)
Jeffrey Post (2022 MSA Vice-President)
Glenn Gaetani (2021-2022 MSA Treasurer)
Kimberly Tait (2021-2022 MSA Secretary)

FINANCIAL ADVISORY AND AUDIT COMMITTEE

Mark van Baalen (2009-), Chair (2010-)
David Bish (2021-2023)
Carl Agee (2022-2024)
Sarah Penniston-Dorland (2022-2024)
Darrell Henry (2020-2022)
Peter Burns (2020-2022)

Pamela Burnley (2022 MSA President, Management Committee Chair)
Jeffrey Post (2022 MSA Vice-President)
Kimberly Tait (2021-2022 MSA Secretary)
Glenn Gaetani (2021-2022 MSA Treasurer)

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

John B. Brady (2021-), Chair
Kenneth Befus (2021-)
Athena Chen (2021-)
Tyler Spano (2021-)
Donna Whitney (2021-)

COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES

Jeffrey Post (2022 MSA Vice-President), Chair
Kimberly Tait (2021-2022 MSA Secretary)
Isabelle Daniel (2022)
Donna Whitney (2022)
Lynne Elkins (2022)
John Valley (2022)

NOMINATING COMMITTEE FOR OFFICERS (for 2022 election and terms start 2023)

Francis McCubbin, (2022) Chair
Roberta Rudnick (2022-2024)
Rebecca Lange (2022-2024)
George Rossman (2020-2022)
John Rakovan (2020-2022)
Marc Hirshmann (2021-2023)
Michael Hochella (2021-2023)

MSA LECTURE PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Sarah Brownlee, Chair (2022)
Kimberly Tait (2021-2023)
Oliver Wolfe (2022-2024)
Mainak Mookherjee (2022-2024)
Christine Clark (2020-2022)
Justin Filiberto (2022-2024)
Carmen Sanchez Valle (2021-2023)

David M. Jenkins (Lecture Program Administrator) (2019-)

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION (DEI) COMMITTEE

Tyler Spano, Chair (2022)
Don R. Baker (2021-2022)
Kenneth Brown (2021-2022)
Astrid Holzheid (2021-2022)
Elizabeth Johnson (2021-2022)
Brian LeJeune (2021-2022)
Catherine Macris (2021-2022)
Brittani McNamee (2021-2022)
Zeb Page (2021-2022)

SHORT COURSE COMMITTEE

Daniel Neuville, Chair (2022)
Gregory Dipple (2019-2022)
Frank Brenker (2022-2024)
David Cole (2022-2024)
Anat Shahar (2021-2023)

Robert J. Bodnar (Geochemical Society Editor, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry) (2019-)
Ian P. Swainson (Series Editor, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry) (2015-)
Giancarlo Della Ventura (Past Chair)

WORKSHOP COMMITTEE

Mike Jercinovic, Chair (2022)
Wentao Cao (2022-2024)
Zeb Page (2022-2024)
Oliver Tschauner (2021-2023)
Kerstin Lehnert (2021-2023)

BENEFACTORS COMMITTEE

Philip S. Neuhoff (2021-) Chair, Corporate Donations
Mickey Gunter (2021-)
Peter Heaney (2021-)
John Hughes (2021-)

OUTREACH COMMITTEE

Vickie Harder, co-Chair overseeing K-12 Outreach (2002-)

PUBLICATIONS DIRECTOR

Jeffrey Post (2022 MSA Vice-President)

AMERICAN MINERALOGIST

Editor: Don R. Baker (2019-)
Editor: Hongwu Xu (2019-)
Editor: Ian Swainson (2010-)
Managing Editor: Rachel A. Russell (1996- )
Technical Editor for Crystal Structures: Ronald C. Peterson (2009-)
New Mineral Names Editor: Aaron Celestian (2021-)
Book Review Editor: Open
Board of Associate Editors

REVIEWS IN MINERALOGY AND GEOCHEMISTRY; MONOGRAPHS

Series Editor: Ian Swainson (2015- )

HANDBOOK OF MINERALOGY

Editor: Kenneth W. Bladh (2010- )

MSA SOCIAL MEDIA LIAISON

Liaison: Andrea Koziol (2020- )

ELEMENTS

MSA News Editor: Andrea Koziol (2005- )
Executive Committee for MSA: Barb L. Dutrow (2009- )

GEOSCIENCEWORLD

Board of Directors for MSA: Ann Benbow (2020-)
Advisory Council for MSA: Rachel Russell (2020-)

MSA MEETINGS COMMITTEE

Mark Ghiorso, MSA Meetings Coordinator (2022)
MSA Representative to GSA JTPC - Philip E. Brown (2002-)
MSA Liaison to Goldschmidt Conference - open position
MSA Representative to Friends of Mineralogy - Julian C. Gray (2007-)
MSA Representative to the IMA - George E. Harlow (2007-)

LIAISONS TO OTHER SOCIETIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

American Crystallographic Association (ACA) - Aaron Joseph Celestian (2020-)
American Geosciences Institute (AGI) - Ann Benbow (2020-)
Clay Minerals Society (CMS) - Janice L. Bishop (2020-)
European Mineralogical Union (EMU) - Charles A. Geiger (2000-)
Friends of Mineralogy (FM) - Kenneth Bladh (2020-)
Gemological Institute of America (GIA) - John Valley (2021-)
Geological Society of America's Mineralogy, Petrology, Volcanology, and Geochemistry Division (GSA-MPVG) - Ann Benbow (2020-
Geochemical Society (GS) - Steven B. Shirey (2016-)
International Mineralogical Association (IMA) - George E. Harlow (2007-)
Society of Mineral Museum Professionals (SMMP) - George E. Harlow (1994-)

MSA REPRESENTATIVES on IMA COMMISSIONS and Working Groups

Applied Mineralogy - Mickey E. Gunter (2017-)
Gem Materials - James E. Shigley (1996-)
Museums - Kimberly T. Tait (2012-)
New Minerals, Mineral Names, and Classification of Minerals - Anthony R. Kampf (1992-)
Physics of Minerals - Nancy L. Ross (2003-)

MSA SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS (no formal structure or terms)

Pegmatites - David London (1992-)
Planetary Materials - Brad Jolliff (1996-)

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