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New Director and State Geologist, Matthew Rhoades, arrives at the Bureau of Geology

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Matthew Rhoades - Director and State Geologist

— July 30, 2015

Matthew Rhoades has a BS and MS in Geology and an MBA with emphasis in Project Management. He brings to the bureau 30+ years of experience as a consulting geologist and environmental program manager, and is licensed in six states as a professional geologist. His research and management experiences include exploration programs, site investigations, aquifer characterizations, environmental remediation, mining, and environmental permitting. Matt has extensive experience with groundwater, surface water, soil, leachate, mine waste, and mine tailings. He has considerable project experience throughout Mexico and South America and is a capable Spanish speaker.