ASBOG FG and PG exam dates and information
The next opportunity for you to take the FG or PG exam is on March 15, 2019. Look for new forms after November 1, 2018. The proctor/verification form which must be submitted to this Board will be due January 15, 2019. The deadline for the ASBOG forms has not been set yet, but it will most likely be around January 29, 2019. If you have taken the FG exam as an assessment
exam, and you need to take the exam, you must have a GIT application on file with the Board.
GIT and rpg renewals for 2019
Renewal letters for 2019 will be mailed on November 7, 2018. Reminders will also be sent out via email. You can renew online or by mail. PLEASE take the time to check your demographics information carefully and make any changes. If you want a RPG wallet card, please check the box on your paper form or by checking the box on the online application or by emailing us at:
Online renewals will be activated on either November 8th or 9th.
email address change
The Board has changed its email address to email@example.com - The old address will continue to work for another year, so please make a note of this in your records.
The next Board meeting will be on December 11, 2018 at 4:30 pm at the Board's office at 777 Harris Street, Suite 103, Jackson, MS. The public is invited to attend. If you need to submit a GIT or RPG application please start now so that we can be sure that your application is complete and ready for review for the meeting.
rpg/git Application Package
All forms and the required reading of the Rules of the Board, including the codified Registered Professional Geologists Practice Act of 1997, may be downloaded from this site. The entire application package is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader software, it is available free from Adobe. After downloading the Adobe Acrobat Reader, click on the Document tab at the top of this page and then the MSBRPG Application Materials link. Download the application and fill out the application (Parts A, B, and C) and reference forms (Part D) on the screen and save the document. All of the required forms and instructions for filling out the application are contained in that document.
You must have a completed Geologist-In-Training (GIT) or Registered Professional Geologist (RPG) Application on file with the Board prior being allowed to take either the ASBOG Fundamentals of Geology (FG) or the Practices of Geology (PG) Examinations. You may take only one exam per exam offering. Also note that you will be considered for registration as a RPG only after the successful passage of both ASBOG exams.
Members of the Board
Charles T. Swann, President, Consultant; representing at large sector (Term: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2020).
W. Howard Johnson, Vice-President, AECOM, Inc.; representing Geotechnical/Environmental Industrial Sector (Term: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2020).
Charles A. Morrison, Geophysical Consultant; representing the Mining/Extraction Sector (Term: May 26, 2016 - June 30, 2019).
Stanley J. Galicki, Ph.D., Millsaps College, representing the Academic Sector (Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2021).
Julie R. Kelley, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers/ERDC; representing Government Sector (Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2021).