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In Recognition of Donors

We are grateful to our donors, whether it is their first or 100th time giving to the Jackson School of Geosciences (JSG). we would like to recognize all donors who have designated JSG in their estate plans, donors who are members of our giving societies, and annual donors for their long-standing faithful contributions. Thank you for your continued support to assure the JSG provides a superior education to budding geoscientists and continues to lead the way in transformative research.

Texas Leadership Society

The Texas Leadership Society is composed of a distinguished group of friends and alumni who have included The University of Texas at Austin in their estate plans. Estate gifts support faculty and research, provide scholarships and graduate fellowships, and keep libraries, laboratories and facilities up to date. We would like to recognize those members who have designated the Jackson School as their beneficiary.

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David Arctur
Marta Bianchi & John* Boone
Vada & Walt Boyle
Barbara & Philip Braithwaite
Ina* and Jesse* Brundrett
Susan Cage
Louise* & Decker* Dawson
Karen & Ed Duncan
Connie & Byron Dyer
Fred Gibson
Bill Gipson
Hugh Hay-Roe
Charlene & Dean Henney
Kathleen Howard
Caroline Rose* Hunt
Katie* & Jack* Jackson
William Klett
Marietta* & Wann* Langston
Sandra Lindquist
Kenneth Neavel
Cheryl & Woody Pace
Terry & Elliott Pew
Rita & Jimmie Russell
Julia Trimble & Tim Diggs
Kevin Tuerff
Kathy & Steve Weiner
Wendy Weiss & Robert Mace
Raymond Woods*
John Wright*
Edith & Bob Zinn

Flawn Circle of Excellence

The Flawn Circle of Excellence recognizes individuals who have given cumulative gifts of $1 million or more. Established in 2014, this society is named after Peter T. Flawn, former president of The University of Texas at Austin, professor emeritus at the Jackson School of Geosciences and lifetime member of the Geology Foundation Advisory Council.

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Jan & Tom* Barrow
Carolyn & John Bookout, Jr.
Marta Bianchi & John* Boone
Vada & Walt Boyle
Barbara & Philip Braithwaite
Louise* & Decker* Dawson
Karen & Ed Duncan
Jacque* & Scotty* Holland
Katie* & Jack* Jackson
Edith & Peter O’Donnell
Rita & Jimmie Russell
Dick Stoneburner
Elizabeth & Joe* Walter
Dianne & Leslie P. White
Cathy & Chuck Williamson

Katie Society

The Katie Society recognizes individuals who have given cumulative gifts of $500,000 or more. It was established in 2014 in fond remembrance of Katherine G. “Katie” Jackson, beloved wife of the late John A. Jackson. Katie was a great philanthropist and Jack’partner in all things, including the creation and naming of the Jackson School of Geosciences.

David Arctur
Kathleen Howard
Kenneth Neavel

L.T. Barrow Founders Circle

The L.T. Barrow Founders Circle recognizes friends and alumni who have given cumulative gifts of $100,000 and above. Named after Leonidas T. and Laura T. Barrow, creators of the first Geology Foundation endowment in 1953, Barrow Founders Circle members honor the legacy of these two guiding spirits of geoscience education at The University of Texas at Austin.

Jamie Austin, Jr
Annell Bay & Robert Suchecki
Patricia Boyd
Ina* & Jesse* Brundrett
Jimmye & Ray* Burke
Susan Cage
Carlotta Chernoff
Betsy & Richard Chuchla
John Clinch
Billy Cotner
Pamela & Barnes Darwin
Caroline & Tim* Denison
Mary Anne & Bill Dingus
Sally & Ralph Duchin
Connie & Byron Dyer
Heather & John Echols
Carol & Jim Farnsworth
Judy & Jim Gibbs
Bill Gipson
Cala Ferrand & Al Haertlein
Ann & Henry Hamman
Lisa & Erik Hanson
Grace & Hugh Hay-Roe
Charlene & Dean Henney
Melinda & Jeff Hildebrand
Caroline Rose* Hunt
Rosa & Tom Layman
Richard Leach
Judy & Frank Lee
Patsy & David Lehman
Sandra Lindquist
Susi & Mike Looney
Judy & Ernie Lundelius
Sara & David Martineau
Alicia & David Martineau
Marian Maxwell
Susan & Jack Mayfield
Joy & Jerry McQueen
Susan & Jerry Namy
Cynthia Oualline
Woody & Cheryl Pace
Jim Patterson
Madrienne Petitjean
Eleanor & Scott Petty

Terry & Elliott Pew
Carol & Jerry Pitts
Nancy & David Pustka
Janet & Dave Rainey
Cambria & Brian Reinsborough
Marsha & Gregg Robertson
Nancy & Don Sheffield
Sandra & David* Sigman
Russ Slayback
Fifi & Bill* Stokes, Jr.
Dorothy Sumner
Julia Trimble & Tim Diggs
Allison & Bryan Wagner
Anita & Charles* Weiner
Kathy & Steve Weiner
Wendy Weiss & Robert Mace
Mike* Wiley
Mary Wilkinson
Pinar Yilmaz
Edith & Bob Zinn

Hill Society

The Hill Society honors friends and alumni who have given $10,000 or more over their lifetime in support of the Jackson School. This society is named after Robert T. Hill, the first professor and chair of the Department of Geology and a founding member of the UT Mineral Survey, which would later become the Bureau of Economic Geology.

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Doris Allday
Ellen & Gene Ames
Debbie & Jim Anderson
Carol & Rod Baker
Dan* Barker
Louise Barnes
Linda & Virgil Barnes
Donna & Ken Barrow
Kim Bates
Dunya McCammon Bean
Reggie Beasley
Fred & Teresa Becker
Mary Poteet & Chris Bell
Tiffany & Raul Benavidez
Earl* Bescher
Ann & John Bookout, III
Judith & Douglas* Bostwick
Marcelite & David Bristol
Ann & Doug Brown
Thais* Freda Bullard
Tom Burke
Denise Butler
Robert* Bybee
Sarah Bybee
Corinne* & Toby* Carleton
Susan & Bill Carlson
Penni* & Chuck Caughey
Emma & Edward Cazier
Donna & Michael Cervantes
Lorraine Clasquin & Eric Harslem
Sally & Craig Clayton
Peg & Mitch Cline
Caroline & Steve Compton
Diann & Frank Cornish
Carol & Weyman* Crawford
Steve Crews
Trammell Crow
Henry Dean
Marion Wier DeFord
Charles DeLan
Bill DeMis & Mary Nelis
Pat Dickerson
Joyce & James Doyle
Anne & Charles Duncan
Julie & Clay Edwards
Katherine Ellins
Karen & Paul Erickson
Anne* & Tom Fanning
Marilee & Bill Fisher
Priscilla* & Peter* Flawn
Cherie & James Flores
Brian Flynn
Jeanine & Ray Foutch
Beatrice & Jesse Fowler
Jim Frasher
Jean & Larry Funkhouser
Julie Garvin
Allison & Bruce Gates
Rebecca & Jean Paul Gestel
Fred Gibson
Paula & Gerry Gilbert
Riki Rushing & Allen Gilmer
Rusty Goetz
Liz Gordon
Nora & Charles Gray
Marianne & Will Green
Claire & Joseph Greenberg
Lynn & Jeremy Greene
Robbie Gries
Cheryl* & Paul Gucwa
Jo Ann & Karl Hagemeier
Janet Harman & Kent Mayes
Linette & George Harwell
Lisa Helper
Juli & Peter Hennings
Carolyn & Bill Holland
Debbie & Ben Hooper
Sandra & Richard Hoover
Ann & John Howard
Karen Hamilton Huber

Terry Huffington & Ralph Dittman
Grace & Hugh Hay-Roe
Katherine & Gary Hummel
Mary Johns & Eric Beam
Brenda & Jonny Jones
Jillian Jopling & Peter McGillivray
Elizabeth Walter Keeney
Suzie & Robert Kent
Ada & Howard Kiatta
Bill Klett
Christa & Glenn Klimchuk
Dianne Kline
Dianne & Ken Kramer
Virginia & George Laguros
Lynton & Judy Land
Karen Langston
Marietta* & Wann* Langston
Sandra Langston
David Lear
Walter Light, Jr.
Nancy & Allen Locklin
Mary & Leon Long
Susan & Kenneth Longacre
Mark Longman
Lillian & Howard Lowe
Ann & Rolf Lundelius
Linda & Mike Maler
Charles* Mankin
Ada* Marshall
Mary & Sabin Marshall
Jackie Martin
Colleen & Art Maxwell
Steven & Melissa May
Earle F. McBride
Janet & Michael McCall
Kathleen & Barry McConachie
Jane & Robert Middleton
Marion* & Harry* Miller
Martha & Herbert Mills
Steven Mills
Lauree & James R. Moffett
Ann* & Ian Molineux
William & Deborah Monroe
Stephanie Moore & Tim Shin
Ione & Sidney Moran
Nancy & Roy* Muehlberger
Sally* & Bill* Muehlberger
Carol & Ed Nelson
Mark Nibbelink
Jim Nienaber
Frances* & Fred Oliver
Jeffrey Palmer
Ana & James Pape
Donna & Ben Patterson
Don Paul
Deb & Ron Pfeiffer
Mary Anne & Bob Pickens
Ed Picou
Elizabeth & Greg Pipkin
Stacey & Andrew Quarles
Louise Reeser
Vickie & Scott Reeve
Coleen & Peter Regan
Moonyean & William* Reynolds
Diana & Kenneth Ritmire
Katherine & Jeffrey Roberts
Mary & Hugh Rose
Tim Rowe
Adrienne & Les Ruthven
Floyd* Sabins
Lynn* Salvador
Maryjane & Bud Scherr
Janet & David Shomette
Joann & Dan Smith
Brian Smyth & Rebecca Marvil
Shirley & Bob Steer
Celika Storm
Evan Strickland
Juanita & Michael Strickler
Donna & Paul Strunk
Mark Swann
Cheri & Thomas Tanton
Elizabeth Thompson
Sherry & Gary Thompson
Allyson & Scott Tinker
Debra Sue & Brian Trinque
Dennis Trombatore
James Truchard
Kevin Tuerff
Evelyn* & John* Tuohy
Margie & Andy Udden
Glenn* & Martha* Vargas
Janice Ver Hoeve
Mark Ver Hoeve
Zoe & Harry Vest
Leslie & Earl Wahrmund
Suzanne & Virgil* Walston
Paula & Rusty Walter
Debbie & John Watson
Bonnie Weise
Pamela & Rom Welborn
Sheri & Jamie White
Carol & Christopher Wilson
Mary Lou & Mark* Wilson
Ruth & John* Wilson
Vereen & Madison Woodward
John* Wright
Mary Anne & Phillip* Wyche
Cindy Ybarra

Annual Donors 2018–2019

We honor the following individuals who have generously contributed to the Jackson School of Geosciences (JSG) during the 2017–2018 fiscal year. Annual contributions are critical to JSG. As a result of annual contributions, students participated in field experiences, faculty conducted research, students received scholarships and the lights

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Pat Abbott
Pamela Abee-Taulli & Russ Taulli
Roxanne & Bill Agee
Gabriel Aguilar
Kimberly Aguilera
Ana Alfaro
Jo & Raymond Anderson
Rebecca & Russ Andress
Cheryl & Richard Appling
Gerald Atkinson
Jamie Austin
Sara Avant
Sean Avitt
Deliece & Walter Ayers
John Babiarz
Carol & Rodney Baker
Carole Baker
Marianne Baker & David Bolduc
Patricia & Stan Ballard
Jay Banner
Liz Banner
Robert Baptist
Caroline Barcenas & John Hasenbein
Vladimir Bashkardin
Celia & David Bastis
Jacqueline & William Bath
Annell Bay & Robert Suchecki
Teresa & Fred Becker
Glenda Bell
Daphne Loveland & Cletus Bianchi
Marta Bianchi
Margaret Bienemann
Don Bilbrey
Marian Blanchard & Charles Boecking
Elaine Bohls
Carolyn & John Bookout
Anne Boone
Samuel Boyar
Elizabeth & Robert Boyce
Patricia Boyd
Vada & Walt Boyle

Cynthia Bradford
Barbara & Philip Braithwaite
Susan Brand & Harry Mueller
Steve Bratteng
Karen & Joseph Brewton
Syble & Thomas Bridge
Marcelite & David Bristol
Angus Brown
Frances & Wade Burke
Ruth Buskirk
Laura Butler
Leon Byerley
Nevyle Cable
Susan Cage
Xitian Cai
Elaine & Ian Calip
Mary Ann & Dean Callender
Donald Campbell
Susan & Bill Carlson
Bill Carr
Barbara & Jack Cartwright
Susan & James Caruthers
Chuck Caughey
Emma & Edward Cazier
Zachary Chaky
Indu Chandrasekharan
& Manish Kumar
Ting-Benn Chang
Adriana & Mario Chapa
Xiaole Chen
Chu-Lin Cheng
Carlotta Chernoff
Nancy & Greg Choban
Betsy & Richard Chuchla
Lillie & Uel Clanton
Cindy & Thomas Clark
William Clarke
Megan Ferre
Kitty Coley & David Hood
James Collins
Janet Combes
Mary Cooke
Brian Cornette
Susan Coulter
Todd Council
Carolyn Croom & John Tate
Alfred Danforth
Hunter-West A. Danque
Celia & William Darsey
Pam & Barnes Darwin
Venita & John Dasch
Debanjan Datta
Rondi & Joe Davis
Morgan Dawer
Barbara Dean
Henry Dean
Luke Decker
Mark Degraff
Miles Denham
Caroline Denison
Tazeen & Mohammad Dhedhi
Pat Dickerson
Robert Dickinson
Mike Dildine
Katherine & Ron Di Pronio
Sara & Steven Dobbs
Christian Dohse
Ruth & Hugh Doney
Michael Doughtie
Chris Douglas
James Doyle
Margaret & Ryan Du Mont
Sally & Ralph Duchin
Laurie Duncan
Lisa & Kent Duran
Connie & Byron Dyer
David Eaton
Gerald Ebanks
Mary & James Eberhardt
Heather & John Echols
Arlen Edgar
Louisa* Eclarinal
Paul Egbert
Kristin Elowe
Eunice & Carlton Erickson
Sara & Colby Evans
Suzanne Evans
Tom Fanning
Vivian & Tim Ferchill
Cala Ferrand & Al Haertlein
Susan Finkelman
Marilee & Bill Fisher
D’nese & Chip Fly
Brian Flynn
Karen Ford
Victoria Fortiz
Michael Fox
Kathleen & Matt Franey
Michael Frank
Beth & Thomas Frantes
Michael Frantes
Jim Frasher
Susan & Paul Fredericks
Douglas Gale
Flavia & Tim Gaskin
Allison & Bruce Gates
Cornelia & Edward Gates
Belle & Eric German
Kay & Steve Germiat
Judy & Jim Gibbs
Fred Gibson
Jenny & Ronald Gieger
Gretchen Gillis
David Arctur
Linda & Richard Goldsmith
John Gorden
Dee Gordon
Andrea & David Gorney
Win Goter
Gary Gray
Marianne & Will Green
Emily Gregg
Vicky & Peter Gregg
Bryan Griffin
Edward Griffin
John Griffiths
Sarah & David Grimes
Barbara & Chip Groat
Paulette & Thomas Groves
Paul Gucwa
Patrick Gustie
Danna & Bryan Hale
Ann & Henry Hamman
Russell Hamman
Alison Hansen & Matthias Granberry
Shawn Hansson
Kelly Haragan
Marc Harder
Laurie & Paul Hardwick
Karen & David Harris
Mark Harris
Michelle Harrison
Peggy Harwood
R. D. Hatcher
Karen & Vern Hawkins
Zhengwang He
Larry Hedtke
Richard Hendricks
Mary Hengstebeck & Doug Martin
Ryan Herring
Mary Hickok
Sam Hiebert
David Hill
Janice Hill & John Garing
Carolyn & Bill Holland
Sarah Horan
Clelon Houpt
Susan Hovorka
Ann & John Howard
Kimberly Hoyt
David Hull
Donna & Robert Hull
Sheila & Brent Iverson
Diana Hun & John Ledbetter
Caroline & David Hundley
Janice & Rusty Jackson
Ajinkya Jain
Debra & Eric James
John Jeffers
Borden Jenkin
Natalie Jennings
Anthony Johnson
Ellie & Charlie Johnson
Douglas Johnson

Brent Jones
Jillian Jopling & Peter McGillivray
Carole & Chris Jordan
Marilyn & Alan Joyce
Bub Joyce
Tamara Kahn
Adam Keller
Maya Kelp
Ann & Paul Kemp
Suzie & Bob Kent
Nancy & Robert Kier
Kris & Richard Kiesling
Jesse Kimball
Amy King
Kathy & David Kirchner
Tom Kirkpatrick
Brian Kitchen
Andrew Klager
Dianne Kline
Jan & Orion Knox
Tingwei Ko
Nancy & Rick Kolb
Diane & Kenneth Kramer
Ellen & Charlie Kreitler
Margaret Kroehler
Debra Swart & John Kuehne
Angela McDannel & Bruce Kuyper
Jessica Ladd
Judith Lang & Lynton Land
Bruce Lander
Carol & Bob Lauder
Linda & Robert Laudon
Angelina Lemon
Lisa & Jeff Lennon
Chris Lerch
Walter Light
Nancy Locklin
Steve Lovell
Annette & Daniel Lucksinger
Erika Lueker-Tarango
Judy & Ernie Lundelius
Don Lundy
Joyce Lynch
Caroline Maclay-Beyer & Gary Beyer
John Makis
Patricia & Bruno Maldonado
Regina Manion
Bethanne & Brian Martin
Sara & David Martineau
Colleen & Art Maxwell
Mark May
Janet & Mike McCall
Cece McCann
Bruce McCommons
Helen & Dan McConnell
Jay McCoy
Linda McMillan
Andrew McPeak
Joy & Jerry McQueen
Anthony Medley
Natally Mendez
Carole & Wayne Miller
Karen Miller
Martha & Herbert Mills
Steve Mills
Zeng Ming & Junru Jiao
Laura & Thomas Minor
Ian Molineux
Arnout Mols
Kathleen Monahan & Michael Mullen
Jane & Scott Monroe
Deborah & William Monroe
Didey Montoya
Terry Moody
James Moore
Gloria & Sam Moore
Stephanie Moore & Tim Shin
Frank Morgan
Debbie & Frank Morrill
Alison Mote
Juan Munoz
Christine & James Murakami
MaryLynn Musgrove
Hiroko & Yosio Nakamura
Susan & Jerry Namy
Ken Neavel
Michael Nelson
Kim & Earl Nesbitt
Terry Newman
Andrea Nolting
Frances & Isaac Norman
Casey O’Brien
Sheila & Todd Olmstead
Jen Olori
Olga & Armando Otal-Garza
Margaret & Jeffry Ottmann
Sarah & Rick Paige
Robin & Jeff Palmer
Ana & James Pape
Lazan & Bill Pargaman
Donna & Ben Patterson
JoAnn & Tom Patty
Dorothy & John Percy
Patricia & Alfredo Pena
Jane & Robert Pendergraft
Susan Pennington & Horacio Gasquet
Garner Peterson
Terry & Elliott Pew
Will Pinkston
Carol & Jerry Pitts
Erica Powell
Linda Poyser & Mike Maler
Nancy & John Preston
Robert Pulliam
Nancy & David Pustka
Mary & Charles Raby
Matt Ramos
Shana Ravnsborg
Lauren Redmond
Margo Reed
Vickie & Scott Reeve
Coleen & Peter Regan
Elward & Bernard Reiss
Roseanne Rice
Scott Rice
Mark Richardson
Margaret & Barrett Riess
Mary Robbins
Marsha & Gregg Robertson
LaVonne & Tom Rogers
Collin Roland
Lillian Rosa
Ray Ross
Dawna & Peter Rowley
Adrienne & Les Ruthven
Dustin Schroeder
Anissa & Robert Ryland
Floyd Sabins
Richard Sams
Dawn Sanchez
Georgia & Geoffrey Sanders
Jason Sanford
Faye & James Sansom
Nina & Bill Schenck
Art Schiff
Janet & Ted Schulenberg
Judy Schulz
Paula & Clyde Seewald
Marina & Robert Seitsinger
Nikki Seymour
Robin Shaver
Laura & Blake Shepard
Isabel & David Shetler
Katherine Shover
Mary & Theodore Shrader
Sandra Sigman
Christine Skirius
Andrew Smith
Joann & Dan Smith
Paul Smith
Traci & Doug Smith
Charles Woodruff
Frederick Spiegelberg
Marcelle & Stephen Spilker
G. K. & Jim Sprinkle
Ann St. Clair & Kirk Holland
Wanda & Ted Stanzel
Lindsay & Joel Stevens
Susan Stone
Dick Stoneburner
Mary & Mark Summers
Dorothy Sumner
Emily Swanson
Sarah Swanson

Charles Taylor
Deena Telley
Ellen Temple
Dana Thomas
Mac Thompson
Scott Thompson
Sherry & Gary Thompson
Guy Tidmore
Kay & Leo Tiller
Debbie Timmerman
Mary & Douglas Toepperwein
Adenike Tokan-Lawal
David Tolces
Elizabeth & Mike Tomsu
Mildred & Elsworth Tonn
Kevin Toth
Charlotte & Michael Trafton
Barbara & Elliot Trester
James Tsai
Kevin Tuerff
John Turner
Leah Turner
Michael Ueber
Linda & Don Urbanec
Alexander Urquhart
Rebecca & Jean-Paul Van Gestel
Kathryn & Matt Van Wie
Eleine Vence
Kristopher Voorhees
Sharmon & Todd Votteler
Benjamin Wagman
Frank Wagner
David Wahl
Martha Wall
Missy Ward
Orla & Nick Way
Anna Weeks
Martha & Richard Weiland
Kathy & Steve Weiner
Bonnie Weise
Pam & Rom Welborn
James Westgate
Dianne & Les White
Sharon & Travis White
Sheri & Jamie White
Steve White
Walker Wiese
Elizabeth & Bruce Wik
Angela & Chris Williams
Sarah & Ben Williams
Cathy & Chuck Williamson
Karen & James Willdrodt
Gail & Feather Wilson
Ken Wilson
Chikage Windler
Debra Wittke
Cynthia Woelk & Tim Prince
Cynthia Wong

Gifts of books and materials
to the Walter Geology Library

Chris Bell
Earle McBride
Bill Mixon
Jack Sharp
Chris Swezey

Associations, Corporations
and Foundations

Ageron Energy Limited
Liability Company
American Association of Petroleum
Geologists
Anadarko
Austin Geological Society
M. D. Bailey Foundation
BHP
BP
Sarah & Ernest Butler Family Fund
Bybee Foundation
Carbon Wrangler LLC
Carnegie Institution of Washington
Center for Inquiry Austin
Chevron
ConocoPhillips
CLEAResult Consulting Inc.
Decker Operating Limited
Liability Company
Dell Technologies Inc.
EnCana
Equinor
Exxon Mobil
EOG
GSI Environmental Inc.
Graduate Student Executive Committee

The Graham Family Foundation
Halliburton Foundation Inc.
George and Mary Josephine
Hamman Foundation
Hess Corporation
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Investment Advisory Services
JWS Health Consultants
The KLE Foundation
Legends Exploration
Marion and Cadell S. Liedtke Family
LK Energy
Richard Lounsbery Foundation
Macquarie Group Foundation
Marathon Oil
The Medallion Foundation Inc.
The Cynthia and George
Mitchell Foundation
Oncor
The Scott Petty Foundation
R & T Robertson Foundation
Repsol
Roxanna Oil Company
RUBiS Bahamas Ltd.
Schlumberger
SEG Foundation
Shell
Stonegate Production Company LLC
Undergraduate Geological Society
The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation
The Winkler Family Foundation