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Quarterly Photo Contest Reminder

The first quarter photo contest theme is “Geology of Pennsylvania.” The PCPG website will be getting a makeover this year and we look forward to decorating it with some of your photos. Email your submission to PCPG Board Member Kurt Friehauf, PhD, P.G., with the subject line: PCPG photo contest. If you are selected as a winner, we will contact you to gather your ‘story’ and mailing address. Note that by submitting a photo you are giving PCPG permission to use the photo in the PCPG Newsletter, PCPG website, or other PCPG media (proper credit will be given). Don’t wait, the contest closes in less than two weeks - March 5th. 

Act 53 of 2020 impacts professional licensure in Pennsylvania 

Posted 10 July 2020: Professionals that may have previously been denied licensure due to criminal history will now be permitted to have their application considered by the respective boards. Senate Bill 637 (PN 1815), signed by the Governor on July 1 as Act 53 of 2020, requires occupational licensure boards and commissions to apply one common set of rules when considering whether to deny, suspend, or revoke a license on the basis of a criminal conviction.

4th Qtr Contest Winners

ASBOG® Exam Dates

  • October 1, 2021 (Application deadline 6/15/21)
  • March 18, 2022 (Application deadline 11/15/21)
  • October 7, 2022 (Application deadline 6/15/22)

More information is available by visiting the ASBOG® web site.

Latest News

2021 PG Exam Review Course 

PCPG's annual PG Review Course for the Practicing Geologist & ASBOG® Exam Candidate seminar is schedule in webinar format Monday and Wednesday evenings 6 to 8:30 pm, February 1through 17, 2021.  The course, taught by our experienced team of ten industry experts, is designed both for those planning to sit for the ASBOG® exam and seasoned professionals wishing to review geology fundamentals. Attendees may enroll in the entire 6-webinar package (18 PDHs) or individual sessions of interest. View all sessions or visit PCPG's home page event calendar.

PCPG Board Election Results

Please join PCPG in extending a warm welcome to our new PCPG board members elected by the membership for a three-year term, through 2023: Jason Floyd, P.G. and Vicki Pitman, P.G., along with Tom Wagner, P.G. who was re-elected for another term. Tom will also continue as the Government Affairs Chair. We would also like to thank John Torrence, P.G. and Russ Losco, P.G. whose terms ended on December 31st, for their many years of tireless service on behalf of PCPG and our membership.


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