NYSCPG Past-President John Nadeau will present the status of the law to regulate the practice of geology and license geologists in NYS. He will review the history of the licensure effort, the current status of the preparing the regulations, and the timeline for implementing the law. John will discuss the licensure of individuals and the implications to practicing geologists, and also what it means to professional entities and corporations practicing in New York State. This will be an informal presentation with time to answer questions and have an open discussion.
The NYSCPG was formed in 1995. The Council’s mission includes advancing the geological sciences as a profession; promoting the protection of the public and the environment through professional practice; establishing high standards of ethical conduct; promoting the legal standing of geologists through legislation; and protecting the integrity of the profession.
John M. Nadeau is a Senior Geologist with Alpha Geoscience, Clifton Park, NY. He was president of NYSCPG for three years (2011-2014) and focused heavily on the legislative effort towards successfully passing the licensure legislation. He is well-versed on the timeline and framework for implementing the law. John currently serves as the Chair of the Legislative and Transition Committees for NYSCPG, which focus on the NYS regulations that will govern Professional Geologists and corporations offering geologic services. John’s professional experience includes conducting varied geological and hydrogeological work for mines, water supplies, aquifers, waste disposal, and hazardous and petroleum-impacted sites.
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Masters Graduate of Geology from Montclair State University
The May meeting is kindly being sponsored by SJB. Many thanks!