King appointed to Alabama Board of Licensure for Professional Geologists

Published: February 04, 2021

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David T. King Jr., professor of Geology in the Department of Geosciences in Auburn University’s College of Sciences and Mathematics, has been appointed by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to the Alabama Board of Licensure for Professional Geologists, or ABLPG, for a term that expires in 2022.

King took the oath of office for this position in October last year. He re-joins the ABLPG as the member who is the academic representative for the state’s universities that offer Bachelor of Science degrees in geology.

Auburn, like the University of Alabama and the University of South Alabama, offers a Bachelor of Science in geology degree programs that can lead to licensure for their graduates. King previously served as the academic member the ABLPG from 2005-14 after being appointed by Gov. Bob Riley.

King is a licensed professional geologist in the states of Alabama, Louisiana and Texas. He is Auburn’s designated program contact for geological licensure information for students.

Submitted by: David King

David T. King Jr.

David T. King Jr.