TAA Council election results announced

Laura Frost

Laura Frost

Robert Christopherson

Robert Christopherson

Robert Christopherson has been reelected, and Laura Frost has been elected to the TAA Council. Both will be serving three-year terms beginning July 1, 2014.

A long-time TAA member, Christopherson is the author of Geosystems, the leading physical geography textbooks in the United States and Canada. He was a Professor of Geography at American River College for 30 years, where he received many teaching awards. In addition, in 2012 he was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award from California State University, Chico. Christopherson has been an active member of the TAA Council for many years, regularly presents at TAA’s Annual Conference, and received the TAA President’s award in 2012 in “Appreciation for Services to TAA”. [Read more…]

Four candidates running for two open positions on the TAA Council

2014 TAA Council CandidatesFour candidates are running for two open positions on the TAA Council, the association’s governing board. Terms begin July 1, 2014. Council members serve three-year terms.

  • Robert Christopherson is an Emeritus Professor of Geography at American River College and author of several leading geography textbooks.
  • Jay Coakley is the founding editor of the Sociology of Sport Journal. 
  • Laura Frost is the Director of the Whitaker Center for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Education and Professor of Chemistry at Florida Gulf Coast University.
  • Richard Hull is TAA’s former Executive Director and the author of two textbooks and multiple academic monographs and journal articles.

Visit the TAA website for full candidate bios and position statements. [Read more…]