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Interweaving preservation, promotion and education about the Wetumpka Impact Event, resulting Crater and Cretaceous life of 85 million years ago through programs and partnerships that engage, inspire and bring scientific research and knowledge to life.

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Wetumpka Impact Crater 
Organizations & Affiliations 

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Wetumpka Impact Crater Commission (WICC) was established in 2003 by separate resolutions of the City of Wetumpka, Elmore County Commission. WICC is responsible for educating about, preserving and promoting the Wetumpka Impact Crater. There are eight members, four appointed by the Wetumpka City Council and four by the Elmore County Commission. They meet six times per year and conduct annual tours & lectures in late winter. The organization has hosted & presented numerous other activities including: a 2007 US Geological Field Forum, Crater Talks throughout AL & Crater Fest music venue (2013 & 2014.)


• Chairman: Kevin Reuter

• Vice-Chair: Marilee Tankersley

• Treasurer: Barbara Jones

 •Secretary: Cecelia Ball

 •Members: Jim McGhee, James Lowery, Kevin Robbins

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Wetumpka Gateway Development Corporation, the non-profit group established in 2012, is charged with building Wetumpka Impact Crater Science and Interpretive Centers. In doing so it is imperative for the group to work with other sectors and utilize the skills of artists, designers, film makers scientists, geologists, writers and educators to achieve its goals. 


•Chairman: Marilee Tankersley

• Vice-President: Hazel Jones

•Treasurer & Secretary: Dennis Fain

•Members: Kevin Robbins, Kevin Reuter

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The Wetumpka Impact Crater Commission & Wetumpka Gateway Development Coorporation

To visit the Wetumpka Impact Crater Commission's official website...

Kevin Reuter

Wetumpka Impact Crater Commission Chair

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Barbara Jones

Wetumpka Impact Crater Commission Treasurer

Gardner Perdue

Dennis Fain

Wetumpka Gateway Development Corporation Secretary/Treasurer

Clark Dorsey

Wetumpka Impact Crater Commission

Founder & First Chairman

Commission Members Not Pictured

Jim McGhee

 Wetumpka Crater Commission Member

Hazel Jones
Wetumpka Gateway Development Corporation

Marilee Tankersley

The Wetumpka Crater Commission Vice-Chair

& Wetumpka Gateway Development Corporation President 

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 Cecelia Ball

Wetumpka Impact Crater Commission Secretary

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Kevin Robbins

Wetumpka City Council Representative

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James Lowery
 Dr. David King


Auburn University


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