Officers and Committees

Officer and Steering Committee Member elections were held in November of 2019. New officers and committee members have been installed. However, we are still short a Social Media Editor. If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else for this position please do so here (please include 'Nomination' as your subject on the email, including the nominee's name and nominated position in the message).


Joyce Clapp
UNC Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
Vice President
Jesse M. Lane
UNC Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
Philip Beach
Independent Environmental Consultant
Raleigh/Durham, NC
Shane Canup
UNC Greensboro
Greensboro, NC

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee shall consist of the President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer, and three Members-at-Large. The Editors of the Newsletter, the North Carolina Geographer, and the immediate Past-President shall be ex-officio members of the Steering Committee.

Committee Members

  • Christopher McGinn, North Carolina Central University
  • Nicole Hawks, UNC Greensboro
  • Yongjun Lei, NC Department of Commerce

Ex-Officio Committee Members

  • North Carolina Geographer Editor, Richard Tuinstra, City of Wilmington
  • Social Media Editor, Position currently unfilled
  • Past-President, Jesse Rouse