Principal Scientist and Founding Executive Director, William Shilts

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Memberships and Comittees

Association Memberships

Arctic Institute of North America (AINA)

Association of American State Geologists (AASG)

Association Québecoise pour l'Étude du Quaternaire (AQQUA)

Canadian Quaternary Association (CANQUA)

Geological Association of Canada (GAC)

Geological Society of America (GSA)

Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)


Spurlock Museum Advisory Board, 2012-current

Science Advisory Committee to the Illinois River Coordinating Council, 1999-present

AASG International Relations Committee (Chair), 1998-2007

Vice Chancellor for Research Survey/University of Illinois Strategic Planning Committee, 1997-2003

Great Lakes Geologic Mapping Coalition (founding member), 1997-present

Illinois Board of Licensing for Professional Geologists, 1996-2000

AASG Environmental Committee (Chair), 1996-2005

Central United States Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC) (Chair, 1997), 1995-2005

Illinois Basin Consortium, 1995-2005

International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) Committee on Genesis and Lithology of Quaternary Sediments, 1975-present

AASG Congressional Liaison Committee, 1997-2001

Commission on Geological Sciences for Environmental Planning (COGEOENVIRONMENT) (Officer), 1999-2000

AASG STATEMAP Proposal Evaluation Committee, 1997-1999

Coal Advisory Committee to the State Geological Survey (Secretary), 1995-1999

Illinois Coal Development Board, 1996-1998

AQUAMIN Working Group to Assess the Aquatic Effects of Mining in Canada, 1994-1995

Aquatic Effects Technology Evaluation (AETE) Technical Committee to Assess Impacts of Mine Effluents on the Aquatic Environment, 1994-1995

Environment Canada/Mining Association of Canada Standing Committee, 1993-1995

Mining Industry Technology Council of Canada (MITEC), 1992-1995

Mine Environment Neutral Drainage Program (MEND)(Alternate Member), 1992-1995

Multi-Agency Group for Neotectonics in Eastern Canada, (MAGNEC) 1987-1995

Scientific Subcommittee of Geological Survey of Canada, Environmental Task Force (Chair), 1991

Research Monitoring and Co-ordinating Committee (RMCC) Acid Rain, 1984-1990

Bilateral Research Consultation Group (BRCG), 1980, U.S.-Canada Acid Rain, 1980 (Member and Report Collaborator)

Impact Assessment Group for Proposed Polargas Arctic Gas Pipeline, 1978

Permafrost Subcommittee of National Research Council of Canada (NRC), 1973-1978

Acid Rain Research at the Geological Survey of Canada (Coordinator), 1981-1987

Logan Club of Geological Survey of Canada (President), 1982-1983

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