AEG Needs Assessment update, February 2014
Change is a message we have heard before. It has come from our directors, our staff and our members…but the needs assessment has accomplished something that we have failed to do until now – LISTEN! The message is clear: The AEG MUST change to provide additional value to the profession and its members, or it will not survive.
In this next year, we will set the course for the AEG and define its future. Read more>>
Douglas R. Piteau Outstanding Young Member Award
This award, established in 1985, is named in honor of Douglas R. Piteau, a deceased member of the association who distinguished himself early in his career as an expert on landslides and rock slope stability.
The award is presented to a member who is age 35 or under (not 36 until Jan. 1 in the year following the Annual Meeting in which the award is given) and has excelled, either singly or in combination, in the following areas: Technical Accomplishment, Service to the Association and Service to the Engineering Geology Profession.
Each Section is, at its discretion, encouraged to choose an individual deserving of the award, to publicize the nomination at the Section level and to nominate the individual. Nominations can also be made by the membership at-large.
The Awards Committee, at its discretion, selects a candidate from the nominees for the president's confirmation. The award, not necessarily conferred annually, consists of an engraved plaque which is presented at the Annual Banquet. Nominations are due March 15 and should be submitted to headquarters.