These eight distinct groups bring together geographers based on identity, stage of career, or common interests. They help connect members with similar backgrounds and experiences.See All Affinity Groups
These nine North American groups connect geographers with other members in their given location in the United States and Canada empowering AAG members to connect around regional issues of significant importance.See All Regional Divisions
Engaged communities provide the connection, critique, and companionship that help geography thrive—at AAG, we provide our members the opportunity to join dedicated groups of fellow practitioners, each with its own focus and benefit
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*Although not yet reflected in the map, AAG’s nine regions include locations in the United States and Canada.
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AAG specialty and affinity groups are governed by official guidelines, which help volunteer members manage group finances, activities, and responsibilities, as well as provide recommendations for forming new groups.
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Present: Rebecca Lave, President; Patricia Ehrkamp, Vice President; Marilyn Raphael, Past President; Executive Director: Gary Langham; National Councilors: Mark Barnes, Debarchana Ghosh, Patricia Solís, Edna Wangui, Antoinete M.G.A. WinklerPrins; Regional Councilors: Colleen Myles, Southwestern; Heidi Lannon, Southeastern; Rebecca Buller, Great Plains-Rocky Mountains; Steven Silvern, New England St. Lawrence Valley; Jeremy Tasch, Middle Atlantic; Heike Alberts, West Lakes; Steven Schnell, Middle States; Student Councilor: Amariah Fischer; International Councilor: Sofia Zaragocin Carvajal; Regrets: Pablo Bose, National Councilor.