It was announced today that the 2011 winners of the AASG Distinguished Service Award will be John Bluemle and Haig Kasabach.
John Bluemle was State Geologist of North Dakota from 1990 until 2004. As examples of his distinguished service, he was AASG Editor for 8 years from 1996 until 2004, he assisted the Editor as an Associate, he was a co-author of the 2001 Frye Award-winning publication, and he led the AASG Awards Committee until 2008.
Haig Kasabach [lower right, with wife Carol] was State Geologist of New Jersey from 1992 until 1999. As examples of his distinguished service, he was AASG Statistician for 6 years from 1990 until 1996, and he played an active role in organizing the very successful 2010 Annual Meeting.