Officers and Committees

Officer and Steering Committee Member elections were held in March of 2021. 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).


Jesse M. Lane
UNC Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 
Vice President
Joyce Clapp
UNC Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
Philip Beach
Independent Environmental Consultant
Raleigh/Durham, NC
L. Jesse Rouse
UNC Pembroke
Pembroke, 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
  • Lara Bryant, Western Carolina University
  • Yongjun Lei, NC Department of Commerce

Ex-Officio Committee Members

  • North Carolina Geographer Editor, Jesse M. Lane & Joyce Clapp
  • Social Media Editor, Meagan Boyter
  • Past-President, L. Jesse Rouse & Joyce Clapp