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Experience

Senior Industrial Minerals Geologist & Section Head (Publications),
August 1998 to now, New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources—Industrial minerals research and public service, project and personnel management, operate Perlite Testing Laboratory, assist in computer and network operations. Supervise Publication Sales, Cartography, Editing and Digital Services (15 professionals).

Assistant Director,
May 1994 to July 1998, New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources— Advise and represent the Director as needed. Administrative, budget, personnel and project management. Supervise Publications Office, Cartography, Editing and Computer Services (15 professionals).

Adjunct Faculty,
May 1990 to present, Earth & Environmental Science and Mineral & Environmental Engineering—Teach a two semester course (alternate years) on Industrial Minerals, Rocks and Materials that discusses geology, mining, processing, transportation and marketing. Attend faculty meetings and serve on thesis committees.

Senior Industrial Minerals Geologist,
May 1992 to July 1998, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources¾ Industrial minerals research and public service, project management, operate Perlite Testing Laboratory, assist in computer and network operations.

Industrial Minerals Geologist,
January 1983 to May 1992, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources—Research on industrial minerals of New Mexico, public service, manage Perlite Testing Laboratory.

Geologist,
September 1982 to January 1983, Utah International—Field mapping and geochemical sampling of Carlin-type gold terranes and lithium deposits.

Land and Acquisition Analyst,
June 1981 to September 1982, Phillips Petroleum Strategic Minerals—Evaluate domestic mineral lands, negotiate contracts, manage field office.

Chief Geologist,
November 1979 to June 1981, Wallaby Enterprises—Manage 20 consulting projects with staff of 30; business development, liaison on government contracts, project and personnel management.

Research Associate,
September 1978 to April 1980, The University of Arizona, Mineral Economics Department—Modeling of uranium ore bodies and exploration strategies.

Advanced Geologist,
March 1976 to September 1978, Duval Corp. (Pennzoil)—Project manager for domestic and international industrial minerals and sulfur exploration.

Geological Coordinator (acting Chief Geologist),
June 1973 to March 1976, Tenneco Mining—Directed minerals exploration by staff of 30; borate and industrial mineral exploration and development.

Instructor,
January 1974 to June 1974, Palomar College—Mineralogy, geology, and geography.

Engineering Geologist,
June 1972 to January 1974, Moore and Taber—Soil, landslide and slope stability analysis.

Instructor,
September 1972 to June 1973, Los Angeles Community Colleges—Taught geology, earth science, and oceanography.

Technical Expert (Marine Technology),
January 1971 to June 1972, Santa Barbara City College—Study impact cores of marine sediments from Santa Barbara Channel.

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