NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
- FARGO, N D
Ryan Aamot (2000) is a geologist for Conestoga-Rovers & Associates in Saint Paul, MN. Ryan oversees construction of superfund sites, such as landfills. He samples wells and assures that the sites meet specifications, especially those of EPA.
Kari Baker (2000) is a geologist for the Bureau of Reclamation in Billings, Montana. Kari supervises three drillers, whose jobs are to obtain core samples associated with leakage analyses of dams. Kari reports that she travels 95% of her time, with travel involving sites in Montana, Colorado, Okahoma, Nebraska, Texas, and New Mexico.
Bryan Bandli (2000). After graduating from NDSU, Bryan enrolled at the University of Idaho, where in 2002 he earned his M.S. Geology degree studying the amphibole and amphibole-asbestos present in the vermiculite deposit at Libby, Montana. He then worked as a research microscopist for MVA Scientific Consultants near Atlanta, Georgia.
Chris Bays (2000) attended the University of Minnesota and earned a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.). He now works at a general dental office in Austin, TX, with an emphesis on Oral surgery. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org .
Nathaniel Erbele (2000) is working for the N.D. Oil and Gas Division in western North Dakota. Nathaniel began his career with the OGD as a field inspector. His current position is in Bismarck, as a reclamation specialist.
Matthew Groves (2000) is currently employed by Conestoga-Rovers and Associates in Chicago, Illinois. Matt is a field geologist, looking for pollution contaminants associated with large industrial sites.
George Meyer (2000) is employed by Otter Tail County, Minnesota, as Coordinator of GIS. Prior to taking this position, George was employed by Navtech at their Fargo operations.
Joy Turnbull (2001) is in the graduate program in Geology at University of Minnesota - Duluth, working on the geology/petrology of the Wilder Lake intrusion of the Duluth Complex. She and Chris were married in 2003.
Quentin Vandal (2001) is geologist at Hibbing Taconite Company on Minnesota’s Mesabi Iron Range. Quentin completed his Masters degree in geology at Southern Illinois University. Quentin's thesis project was in the Owens Valley, California. The main portion of his project involved mapping Plio-Pleistocene fanglomerates of the White/Inyo Mountains Range Front. His work documented tectonic and depositional history, including measures of uplift, tiling, and fault migration.