American Institute of Professional Geologists Ohio Section

AIPG Ohio Section Promotes and Supports the Geologic Profession in Ohio

The primary goal of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) Ohio Section is to be the principal advocate for geology and the geologic profession in Ohio, and to promote high ethical standards and continuing career development for our members. In addition, the Ohio Section of AIPG functions as a liaison between Members and the geologic community, state and local government, and general public. If you are a geologist or geology student in the state of Ohio, we encourage you to seek the qualifications for full or student membership and professional certification in AIPG.



Benefits of Membership include:

  • Professional Certification (Certified Professional Geologist [CPG]) for those meeting the requirements.
  • Access to AIPG National events, newsletters, educational events, and knowledge base.
  • Invitation to Ohio Section meetings and educational events featuring guest speakers representing different fields of geology.
  • Annual Field Trips to visit unique geologic features in Ohio.

As a member, you join hundreds of other professional geologists in supporting advocacy and educational efforts throughout Ohio.



Our Mission

The AIPG Ohio Section is to be recognized as the principal advocate Ohio Bedrockfor geology and the geologic profession in Ohio that promotes high ethical standards and continuing career development. We will encourage our membership to archive and maintain the highest technical and ethical standards.

Ohio Bylaws

Strategic Plan


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AIPG Ohio Section - Strategic Plan

The AIPG Ohio Section will fulfill its mission and achieve its vision through 4 strategic goals.

Goal 1 Increase Membership in National and Ohio Section

Goal 2 Increase the Awareness of the Contributions of the Geologic Profession

Goal 3 Strengthen the Student Chapter Base

Goal 4 Increase interaction with other Geologic organizations

Events - Details

  • Thursday, Sep 25, 2014

    AIPG Ohio Section September 2014 Meeting and Dinner Presentation

  • Friday, Oct 24, 2014

    AIPG Ohio Section October 2014 Executive Committee Meeting

  • Thursday, Nov 20, 2014

    AIPG Ohio Section Annual Meeting