PS-SEPM – PS-AAPG – SEG Annual Awardees

The PS-SEPM 2014 Honorary Membership Award recipients were celebrated with a special ceremony at the Bakersfield conference. Bonnie Bloeser (Aera Energy), David Bottjer (USC) and Rick Behl (CSU-Long Beach) were each presented this award by their respective citationists (pictured herein; refer also to Spring 2014 PS-SEPM Newsletter for full citations). CONGRATULATIONS AND MANY THANKS TO EACH OF YOU!!!
Additionally, Bonnie Bloeser (past-President 2011 – 2012 and past-Treasurer) was presented with a Special Service Award by the PS-SEPM Executive Committee, Bonnie was presented with a special plaque, and also a collection of fine Bordeaux and California wines, which she graciously shared with her fellow awardees, PS-SEPM ExCom members, her husband Harold, and other attendees lf the ceremony. Thank you again Bonnie for your dedicated service to our organization!

Honorary Membership Award Recipient Bonnie Bloeser (PS-SEPM Past President and past Treasurer) with her citationist Tony Murer (middle) (both with Aera Energy) and PS-SEPM 2012 - 2014 President Tom Anderson (UNR - Reno). (Photo: Noel Velasco, Aera Energy)

Honorary Membership Award Recipient Bonnie Bloeser (PS-SEPM Past President and past Treasurer) with her citationist Tony Murer (middle) (both with Aera Energy) and PS-SEPM 2012 – 2014 President Tom Anderson (UNR – Reno). (Photo: Noel Velasco, Aera Energy)

 

Honorary Membership Award Recipient Dave Bottjer (USC) with his citationist Adam Woods (CSU-Fullerton, PS-SEPM Treasurer). (Photo: Tom Anderson)

Honorary Membership Award Recipient Dave Bottjer (USC) with his citationist Adam Woods (CSU-Fullerton, PS-SEPM Treasurer). (Photo: Tom Anderson)

 

Honorary Membership Award Recipient Rick Behl (CSU-Long Beach, PS-SEPM Past President) with his citationist Tom Anderson. (Photo: Mario Caputo)

Honorary Membership Award Recipient Rick Behl (CSU-Long Beach, PS-SEPM Past President) with his citationist Tom Anderson. (Photo: Mario Caputo)

 

2014 Honorary Membership Awardees ( L to R), Rick Behl, Bonnie Bloeser and Dave Bottjer; (photo: Mario Caputo)

2014 Honorary Membership Awardees ( L to R), Rick Behl, Bonnie Bloeser and Dave Bottjer; (photo: Mario Caputo)

 

Bonnie Bloeser receives Special Recognition Award for her dedicated service to PS-SEPM; with PS-SEPM Managing Editor, Publications Manager and former Secretary Mario Caputo (CSU - San Diego). (Photo: Noel Velasco, Aera Energy).

Bonnie Bloeser receives Special Recognition Award for her dedicated service to PS-SEPM; with PS-SEPM Managing Editor, Publications Manager and former Secretary Mario Caputo (CSU – San Diego). (Photo: Noel Velasco, Aera Energy).

A separate Graduate Research Poster Session was held, which the PS-SEPM Executive Committee judged for the presentation of our annual John Cooper Memorial Award.
The winner and recipient of the Cooper Award was Chris Bowie of CSU-Fresno, a student of PS-SEPM ExCom member and 2013 Vice President Mara Brady, for his presentation on Devonian mid-continent stratigraphic discontinuities. A plaque and cash award were presented. CONGRATULATIONS Chris.