Organisational structure of AGID
AGID is governed by a council elected by the membership every four years
during the General Assembly of AGID. When there are insufficient nominations
for council, vacancies may be filled by co-option of individuals who
are members of AGID.
The officers of the association are all council members and consist
of the President (elected separately), the immediate past-president,
vice presidents for Africa, Asia, South America and the developed countries
(currently VP’s for Canada and Europe), the secretary/treasurer
and the editor of Geoscience and Development. All officers serve a maximum
of two consecutive terms of four years except for the secretary/treasurer
and editor who are selected every four years but may serve for more than
two consecutive terms if approved at each general assembly. The executive
committee comprises the president, immediate past-president and secretary
treasurer (constitutional change pending).
The current officers (2004-2008) are:
President: Ms Afia Akhtar, Geological Survey of Bangladesh,
Segunbagicha, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. E-mail: email@example.com
Immediate Past-President: Dr Shrikant D Limaye, Director, Groundwater
Institute, 2050 Sadashiv Peth, Vijayanagar Colony, Pune 411030’ India
Secretary/Treasurer: Dr A J Reedman, 15
Malvern Road, Mapperley, Nottingham NG3 5GZ, United Kingdom.
Editor: Dr Deryck Laming, Geoscience and Development, The Elms,
Exeter EX2 9JD, United Kingdom.
Ms Afia Akhtar, President of AGID.
Prof Viqar Husain (Pakistan)
Dr Arlei Macedo (Brazil)
Dr Vaclav Nemec (Czech Republic)
Dr Gbenga Okunlola (Nigeria)
Dr Sandra Barr (Canada)