President Ewing, members of the Society, and guests:

It is indeed a special honor for me to accept the Mineralogical Society of America’s Distinguished Public Service Medal. I must say, this award came as a complete surprise. When Kase Klein called earlier this summer to tell me I had been selected by the MSA to receive this medal, I was convinced that he had called the wrong David Hill—after all, I’m a seismologist and not a member of the Society. I have since learned of the distinguished list of past medal recipients and that the scope of this medal encompasses...

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