Ballot For Election of Officers

Please see the June Newsletter for instructions on how to cast your ballot:

June 2019 Newsletter

 Submissions should be sent to Chris Humphrey (Chapter Past Chair) at: Final date to submit your ballot is July 21st, 2019.

Chapter Officer Candidates


Benjamin George

Ben began being active in AEG in 2001 at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) in the student chapter and has been involved with Oregon AEG since 2005. He received his BS and MS in Geology and Geological Engineering from CSM in 2002 and 2004, respectively. Ben has been work as an engineering geologist and geotechnical engineer for the past 15 years specializing in geologic reconnaissance, geotechnical investigations, soil and rock slope stability, and rockfall mitigation. He is currently employed by Cornforth Consultants, Inc. (Landslide Technology). Ben is a Registered Geologist in Oregon and Wyoming, a Certified Engineering Geologist in Oregon, and a Professional Engineer in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Colorado and Alaska.


Mike Marshall

Mike has been attending AEG meetings since 2000 as student member and has been active in Oregon AEG ever since. Mike has served the Oregon chapter for the last 10 years as the Program Chair since 2007. He received his BS in Geology from Portland State University in 2003. In 2009 Mike went back to school while working full time to receive his MS in Engineering Geology from Dr. Scott Burns. Mike has been working as an environmental geologist for 14 years and as an engineering geologist for the past 5 years specializing in soil and groundwater investigation and remediation, geologic reconnaissance, geologic hazard evaluations, geologic mapping, GIS modeling and analysis, landslide and rockfall evaluation and mitigation. Mike is trained in rope access safety and aerial rescue by SPRAT and Dr. William Gates. He is currently employed by Geotechnical Resources Inc. (GRI) and is a Registered Geologist in Oregon, Licensed Geologist in Washington, and a Certified Engineering Geologist in Oregon.


Nancy Calhoun

Nancy Calhoun is a natural resources specialist for the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI). She received a Bachelor of Arts in geology from Colorado College and a Master of Science in earth sciences from Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC. Her Master’s thesis focused on a giant, early Holocene landslide in the eastern Swiss Alps- the Flims landslide- and associated secondary mass movements. Nancy conducts landslide hazard mapping and risk assessments, and contributes to a variety of projects within the natural hazards and earth sciences group of DOGAMI.


Aine Mines

Aine has been involved with Oregon AEG since 2017. She received her BA in Earth and Planetary Science from Washington University in St Louis in 2007 and an MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2011. Since moving to Portland in 2011, Aine has been working for Cornforth Consultants, Inc. (Landslide Technology) as a geotechnical engineer and engineering geologist, specializing in geotechnical investigations, geologic reconnaissance, soil and rock slope stability, and the emerging field of geotechnical asset management. She is a Registered Geologist and Certified Engineering Geologist in both Oregon and Washington and a Professional Engineer in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.

AEG Oregon Chapter Student Award to Attend the 2019 Annual Meeting in Ashville, North Carolina

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