BACKGROUND: EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION, SERVICE & HONORS
Employment
   
  • Buka Environmental, Vice President, Boulder, CO, 1998-present
  • E-Tech International, ChiefScientist, 2003-present
  • Stratus Consulting, Managing Scientist and Senior Advisor, Boulder, CO, 1998-2013
  • Hydrosphere Resource Consulting, Senior Geochemist, Boulder, CO, 1997-1998
  • Hagler Bailly Consulting, Inc., Manager and Senior Associate, Boulder, CO, 1992-1997
  • Independent Environmental Consultant, Boulder, CO, 1991-1992
  • Environmental Defense Fund, Senior Scientist, Washington, DC, 1989-1991
  • U.S. Geological Survey, National Research Program; Research Geochemist and Project Chief, Menlo Park, CA, 1983-1989
 
Education
  
  • Princeton University, PhD, Geochemistry and Water Resources, 1984
  • Princeton University, MA, Geochemistry and Sedimentology, 1981
  • Boston University, BA, Geology, 1979
  
Professional Affiliations
 
 
Sustainable Development and Mining Involvement
 
  • Initiative for Responible Mining Development (IRMA) - primary commenter on water quality section; member, Water Committee.
  • Invited speaker, United Nations, New Yorik. Ministerial Roundtable 4, High-Level Segment for CSD-19, 2011. Presentation title: "Technical challenges and solutions for the mining sector."   https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?menu=1294
  
  
    
Selected Academic Honors, Awards, Committee and other Assignments
 
  • Selected as Associate Editor, International Mine Water Association, 2014
  • Elected to National Academy of Sciences’ National Research Council Board on Earth Sciences and Resources (BESR), 2013.
  • Invited speaker, United Nations, New Yorik. Ministerial Roundtable 4, High-Level Segment for CSD-19, 2011.
  • Re-elected to National Academy of Sciences Committee on Earth Resources, 2010 (Second 3-yr term)
  • Elected to National Academy of Sciences Committee on the Management and Effects of Coalbed Methane Development and Produced Water in the Western United States, November 2008
  • Elected to National Academy of Sciences Committee on Earth Resources, 2007 (3-yr term)
  • Elected to National Academy of Sciences Committee on Technologies for the Mining Industries, 2000
  • Selected as Adrian Smith Lecturer in Applied Geochemistry, University of Waterloo, 1999
  • Elected to National Academy of Sciences Committee on Hardrock Mining on Federal Lands, 1999
  • Elected to National Academy of Sciences Committee on Bureau of Mines Research, 1995
  • Elected to National Academy of Sciences Committee to Review the Mineral Resource Surveys Program Plan of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1995
  • National Academy of Sciences postdoctoral fellowship, 1983-1985
  • Princeton University full fellowships, 1979-1983
  • Shell Water Resources Fellowship, 1982
  • Graduated summa cum laude, phi beta kappa, January 1979
  • Outstanding senior in Geology award; Alumni Association student award for scholarship, 1978