What AIPG Does

Professional Certification
Certifies geologists based on their competence, integrity and ethics.

Lobbying 
Presents testimony and position papers to federal and state legislators and agencies on matters affecting geologists and geologists’ employment opportunities.

Ombudsman 
Intervenes with regulatory boards and agencies on behalf of individual geologists, at the geologist’s request.

Publications 
Publishes a monthly magazine, The Professional Geologist, and a variety of publications for both the profession and the general public.

Insurance 
Provides access to liability insurance for errors and omissions, designed specifically for geologists, and a full line of health, life and accident insurance.

International Comity 
Through agreements with professional societies in other countries, provides access for its Members to professional registration, certification, or chartered status in those countries.