Professional Activities - Highlights

  • 2017-2022: Chair, Local Organizing Committee, Halifax 2022 GAC-MAC Meeting.
  • 2013-19: President-Elect, President, and Past-President, Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences.
  • 1986-present: Editor, Atlantic Geology (Journal of the Atlantic Geoscience Society)
  • Field trip leader, Canadian Paleontological conference Field Trip - Cape Breton Highlands, NS, August 24-25, 2016
  • Field trip co-leader, Canadian Tectonics Group Workshop, Cape Breton Island, Sydney, NS, October 2-4, 2015.
  • Field trip co-leader, "The on-going Saint John geology enigma: Avalonia versus Ganderia in southern New Brunswick". GAC-MAC Fredericton 2014 field trip, May 24-25, 2014
  • Field trip co-leader, "The new Meguma: stratigraphy, metamorphism, paleontology, and provenance". GAC St. John’s 2012 field trip (May 28-June 1, 2012)
  • Field trip co-leader, "Ganderia in New Brunswick" field trip (May 28-June 1, 2011)
  • Field trip co-leader, "Eurogranites" field trip in Nova Scotia (Aug. 29-Sept.4, 2010
  • Presidential Advisor, Geological Association of Canada (2008-2018)
  • Book Editor, Geological Association of Canada (2005-2020)
  • Associate Editor, Geological Society of American Bulletin (2007-2020)
  • Member, Geological Survey of Canada Advisory Committee (2006-2008)
  • President, Geological Association of Canada (2004-2005)
  • Member, Local Organizing Committee, Geological Association of Canada/Mineralogical Association of Canada 2005 meeting in Halifax, NS., and Chair of the Field Trip Committee)
  • Co-chair of the program committee for the joint Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America and Atlantic Geoscience Society meeting, Halifax, NS, March 2003.
  • Canadian Leader, IGCP Project 426, Granite Systems and Proterozoic Lithospheric Processes.
  • Member, Canadian delegation to the 30th International Geological Congress, Beijing, China (1996).
  • Member, Canadian National Committee, International Union of Geological Sciences (1994-2000).
  • Member, NSERC Grant Selection Committee 08, Solid Earth Sciences (1994-1997).
  • President of AGID Canada (Canadian chapter of the Association of Geoscientists for International Development) (1995-present).
  • Treasurer & Councillor, Association of Geoscientists for International Development (1993-1996)