AAPG Pioneer Award winner for 2007 W. Herbert Hunt, of Petro-Hunt in Dallas, has joined the AAPG Foundation Trustee Associates.
Hunt brings total Trustee Associate membership to 263. The group’s next meeting will be Oct. 10-14, Maui, Hawaii.
In other Foundation news:
♦ William “Bill” Fisher was re-elected as a Foundation Trustee for a three-year term ending June 30, 2010.
♦ Bill Barrett, of Bill Barrett Corp. in Denver, has been nominated to replace Bill Crain as a Member of the Corporation for the AAPG Foundation.
Crain, who did not seek re-election, will end his term on June 30, 2007. He will join the Trustee Emeritus members, which include Herbert Davis, Paul Dudley, Lawrence Funkhouser, Jack Threet and James E. Wilson.
♦ Bob Gunn was nominated as a Regular Member of the Members of the Corporation to replace Bill Barrett. Gunn’s term will be July 1 through June 30, 2011.
♦ ExxonMobil Corporation has provided funding to endow an AAPG Digital Products University Subscription for Kazakhstan University.
The gift of $12,500 to the AAPG Foundation will provide students and faculty at Kazakhstan University access to the entire collection, which includes over 600,000 pages of maps and geological information of AAPG's Digital Library.