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United States Board on Geographic Names

Chair: Douglas Caldwell
Department of Defense

Vice Chairman: Tony Gilbert
Government Printing Office

Executive Secretary for Domestic Names

Lou Yost
U.S. Geological Survey
523 National Center
Reston, VA 20192-0523
Phone/fax: (703) 648-4552 / (703) 648-4549
E-mail: lyost@usgs.gov

Executive Secretary for Foreign Names

Trent Palmer
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
7500 GEOINT Drive Mail Stop N62
Springfield, VA 22150-7500
Phone/fax: (571) 557-7028 / (571) 558-3113
E-mail: Trent.C.Palmer@nga.mil

 

Members and Deputy Members

October 2013-2015
(Appointed Every Two Years)

Department of Agriculture (Domestic Names)

Member:

Emilee Blount
USDA Forest Service

Deputy Members:

Elizabeth K. (Betsy) Kanalley
USDA Forest Service

Central Intelligence Agency (Foreign Names)

Member:

R. David Wert

Department of Commerce (Domestic Names and Foreign Names)

Member:

Curtis C. Loy
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Deputy Members:

John Fitzwater
Bureau of the Census

Andrew Flora
Bureau of the Census

Michael R. Fournier
Bureau of the Census

Meredith Westington
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Department of Defense (Domestic Names and Foreign Names)

Member:

Douglas Caldwell
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Deputy Members:

Patrick K. Abbott

Marcus W. Allsup
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Nancy Blyler
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Steven Hunter
Defense Intelligence Agency

Marvin Lindroth
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Marianne Petty
Office of the Secretary of Defense

Deborah C. Tatarinchik

Government Printing Office (Domestic Names)

Member:

Tony N. Gilbert
Government Printing Office

Department of Homeland Security (Domestic Names)

Member:

Eric Berman
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Deputy Member:

John St. Louis
Department of Homeland Security

Department of the Interior (Domestic Names)

Member:

Mark DeMulder
U.S. Geological Survey

Deputy Members:

Jon Campbell
U.S. Geological Survey

Lee Fleming
Bureau of Indian Affairs

Monique Fordham
U.S. Geological Survey

Ron Salz
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Patrick Mahoney
Bureau of Land Management

Michael Shelton
National Park Service

Douglas L. Vandegraft
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Library of Congress (Domestic Names and Foreign Names)

Member:

Ralph Ehrenberg
Library of Congress

Deputy Members:

Bruce Johnson
Library of Congress

Donna Sokol
Library of Congress

Postal Service (Domestic Names)

Member:

Gail L. Milton
U.S. Postal Service

Deputy Member:

Angela Lawson
U.S. Postal Service

Department of State (Foreign Names)

Member:

Leo I. Dillon
Department of State

Deputy Members:

Iain Crawford
Department of State

Raymond Milefsky
Department of State

Advisory Committees:

Antarctic Names (ACAN)

Scott Borg, Chair
National Science Foundation

Members:

Raymond Arnaudo
Department of State (retired)

Pete Bermel
U.S. Geological Survey (retired)

Tom Neumann
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Mark Rockmore
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (retired)

George Troop
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Secretary:

Roger L. Payne
U.S. Geological Survey
523 National Center
Reston, Virginia 20192
rpayne@usgs.gov


Undersea Features (ACUF)

Gerard (Gerry) J. Walter, Chair
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Members:

Norman Z. Cherkis
Naval Research Laboratory (retired)

Julie Conklin
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Susan Russell-Robinson
U.S. Geological Survey

Alexander (Sandy) Shor
University of Hawaii

Christine Taylor
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement

John McDonough
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Meredith Westington
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Secretary:

Jimmy Nerantzis
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
7500 GEOINT Drive, Mail Stop N62
Springfield, VA 22150-7500
Phone/fax: (571) 557-9146 / (571) 558-3113
E-mail: Jimmy.Nerantzis@nga.mil


Extra-Terrestrial Features

Chair - Vacant

Jenny Blue, Acting Secretary
U.S. Geological Survey

 

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