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Awards and Service

AWARDS

  • NMGS Life Member Award 2016

  • NMT Physical Recreation Department “Honor and Appreciation presented to Ginger and Jim McLemore for your decades of Outstanding Service and Mentorship to NMT Shooting Sports; presented by New Mexico Tech Sports Club Program April 23, 2015”

  • SME (Society Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration) Environmental Division 2014-2015 Chair Award

  • American Institute of Professional Geologists—Recognition Award for service to AIPG Annual Meeting 2008

  • New Mexico Mining Association, Appreciation Award for Teacher Mentor for the NM Mining Assocaition Teachers Workshop Dig It, 2007
  • New Mexico Mining Association, Appreciation Award for Teacher Mentor for the NM Mining Assocaition Teachers Workshop Dig It, 2006
  • Geological Society of America, Certificate of appreciation for mentor for the Roy Shlemon mentors in applied geology April 1, 2005
  • New Mexico Mining Association, Appreciation Award for Teacher Mentor for the NM Mining Assocaition Teachers Workshop Dig It, 2005
  • Utah Engineering Experiment Station, Team of Excellence Award for contributions to the Molycorp project, 2004
  • New Mexico Mining Association, Appreciation Award for service and participation at the 65th annual meeting, 2004
  • American Institute of Professional Geologists—Presidential Certificate of Merit, 2003 (dedication above and beyond the call of duty as AIPG Editor-for-Life, and for motivational efforts leading to the revitalization of the New Mexico Section)
  • American Institute of Professional Geologists, Appreciation award for Editor in 2002
  • Best Guidebook Award—Geoscience Information Society (GIS) for 2001
  • Lawton, T. F., McMillan, N. J., McLemore, V. T., Austin, G., and Barker, J. M. eds., 2001, Southwest Passage, A Trip through the Phanerozoic: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 51
  • Best Student Paper—New Mexico Mining Association , October 1990
  •           Mineralization and alterations of the Center-Carlisle mine area, Steeple Rock district, Grant County, New Mexico:  Preliminary observations
  • Best Student Paper—New Mexico Mining Association , September 1992
  •           Alteration and mineralization of the Steeple Rock district, New Mexico
  • Best Student Paper—New Mexico Mining Association ,October 1993
  •           Geology and Geochemistry of the Mineralization and Alteration in the Steeple Rock district, New Mexico and Arizona
  • International Mining Days Scholarship—University of Texas at El Paso, 1990-1992

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (current in bold)

  • New Mexico Geological Society
    • Secretary 2011, Treasurer 2012, Vice-president 2013, President 2014 , Past President 2015
    • Fall Field Conference Committee 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016
    • Field trip leader NMGS Fall meeting 1991, 1992, 1993, 2000, 2012
    • Registration chairman NMGS Spring Meeting April 1989, 1990, Co-chairman 1999, 2000, 2017
  • Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration
    • SME Publications Committee (now Information Publishing Comittee-1989-1993, 2010-2017)
    • Education Committee (vice chairman 1993-1994, chairman 1994-1997, past-chairman 1998-2000)
    • Central New Mexico Section, Program chair and Vice-president, 2002-2003; President 2003-2004
    • Environmental Division—program committee, 2002-present
    • Environmental Division Program Chairman, 2012
    • Environmental Division—Chairman 2014
  • American Institute of Professional Geologists
    • New Mexico AIPG Section—executive committee, 2001-2013
    • AIPG Editor, 2001-2003, 2012-2013
    • AIPG Vice-president, 2007
    • AIPG Annual Meeting Committee, 2008
  • Society for Applied Geochemistry
    • Coming Events Editor (1996—2003)
    • Program committee, 2013-2015
  • ADTI-MMS (Acid Drainage Technology Initiative-Metals Mining Sector)
    • Chairman Sampling and monitoring committee (1998-2014)
    • Chairman of the Steering Committee (2003-2005)
  • American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation
    • Organizing committee, annual meeting, June 2001
    • National Executive Committee, 2004-2005
  • Geological Society Penrose Conferences
    • Penrose Conference on Fractures and Fluid Flow, September 1997 in New Mexico (presented a poster).
    • Penrose Conference on Anorthosites, August 1988 in Wyoming (presented a poster)
  • Judged
    • New Mexico State Science Fair (1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003)
    • Regional Science Fair (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003)
    • Socorro Science Fair (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998)
    • Magdalena Fair (1993)
    • NM Junior Academy of Science Papers (2002-2014, 2017)

Updated March 30, 2017