The Association of American State Geologists is comprised of the active state geologists of the 50 states and Puerto Rico. KGS participates in advocacy work through AASG to promote national programs that benefit all state surveys.
The Kentucky Section of AIPG represents professional geologists in Kentucky and supports the profession by offering continuing education and engaging with student geologists. KGS staff often hold officer positions and facilitate many of the popular workshops.
The Kentucky Board of Registration for Professional Geologists oversees the practice of geology and registration process for Kentucky licensees. Its purpose is to enforce the licensure law in order to protect the consuming public. The KGS Director and State Geologist is an ex officio member of the board.
AAPG fosters scientific research, advances the science of geology, promotes technology, and inspires high professional conduct. KGS staff are frequent meeting attendees, serve as officers of the association, and assist with hosting periodic regional meetings.
The purpose of GSK is to advance the profession, practice, and interest in the science of geology in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The society offers periodic geologic field trips and sponsors educational activities through the year. KGS staff serve as officers and assist with the conduct of society activities.
The Kentucky Paleontological Society promotes interest in and knowledge of the science of paleontology. KPS offers regular seminars and fieldtrips focused on fossils. KGS facilitates KPS meetings and other activities.