Offices and Other Activities of Dr. Miriam Helen Hill

Selected Other Activities
Board Member Coosa Riverkeepers 2009-
Board Member Coosa Valley Chapter Sierra Club, Gadsden, Alabama 2010-
Hospitality Chair 2010-
Geographical Information Systems Advisory Committee and Curriculum Committee at Lawson State Community College in Bessemer, Alabama, 2005-2009.
Content Area Consultant for The Hoosier Science Teacher, the journal of the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (HASTI)
Technical Advisory Board Member for Friends of Rural Alabama, 2007-2010.
Southeast Regional Coordinator, Gamma Theta Upsilon, 2003-2005
Secretary/Treasurer of the Geography Education Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, 2003-2006
Secretary/Treasurer of the Microcomputer Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, 2003-2005 Director for the Birmingham, Alabama Chapter of URISA, 2007.
Secretary/Treasurer of the History of Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, 1998-2005
A Director of Judges for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Louisville, Kentucky, May 12-13, 1997
International Historian of Gamma Theta Upsilon: International Geographical Honor Society--1987-1997
Board Member of the Microcomputer Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers--1996-1998
Board Member of the Environmental Perception and Behavioral Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers--1986-1996
Director and Co-Director of the Southeastern Indiana Regional Science Fair--1985-1991
Member of the Adhoc Committee on Invitations and Meetings, Indiana Academy of Sciences, 1989-1990.
Co-Chair of the Indiana Academy of Science Program for their annual meeting held at Indiana University Southeast on November 9-11, 1989.
Journal of Geography Awards Committee--National Council for Geographic Education--1989-1990
Journal of Geography Awards Committee Chairperson--National Council for Geographic Education--1988-1989
Thesis and Dissertation Awards Committee Member of the Environmental Perception Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers--1988, 1989, 1991
Awards Committee Chairperson of the Environmental Perception Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers--1987
Chair and organizer of numerous sessions at professional meetings

Recent Committee Activities
Disaster Resistant University (DRU) committee 2010-2012.
Coordinated Fall Preview Day for PES, Fall 2010.
Appointed to the University Committee for becoming a Disaster Resistant University (DRU) 2009-2010.
Jacksonville State University Faculty Senate 2004-2010
Executive Committee 2007-2010
Historian 2009-2010
Secretary 2007-2009
Chair of the Welfare Committee 2008-2010
University Athletic Council 2008-2011
Department Search Committee for Human Geographer 2009
Policy Committee 20062007
Admissions and Scholarship Committee 2004-2005, 2005-2006
Computer Advisory Committee 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007
Recycling Committee 2005-2006
Advisor for Preview Day February 18, 2006, March 11, 2006, September 22, 2007, February 16, 2008, March 8, 2008 and many other dates
Member of Admissions and Scholarship Committee 2004-2005
Member of the Computer Advisory Committee 2004-2005
Geography Search Committee 2004-2005
Department Webmaster 2002-2008
Enrollment Management Committee 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004
Strategic Marketing Plan Taskforce 2001-2002, 2002-2003

Professional Memberships
Calhoun County Stamp Club 2008
Coosa Valley Group of the Sierra Club 2001-2002, 2002-2003
Coosa Valley Chapter of the Alabama Archaeology Society 2001-present
JSU Archaeology Club 2001-present
Association of American Geographers (Life Member)
National Council for Geographic Education (Life Member)
Geography Educators' Network of Indiana (Life Member)
Illinois Geographic Society (Life Member)
Hoosier Association of Science Teachers, Inc. (HASTI)
Gamma Theta Upsilon: The International Geographical Honor Society
Life Member of the Alumni Chapter
List Serve of the geography education group of the Association of American Geographers
List Serve of the Community College group from the Association of American Geographers
List Serve for Applied GIS Remote Sensing