Title: The State of Professional Geology in New York
Speaker: John Nadeau, PG
New York State Council of Professional Geologists
Abstract: Now that the grandfathering period has closed, what does it mean for the for the practice of geology in New York State? John will discuss the upcoming deadlines for obtaining licenses and changes to businesses offering geologic services. He will also discuss new and upcoming legislation that may affect geologists in the state.
About the Presenter:
John M. Nadeau is a Senior Geologist with Alpha Geoscience, Clifton Park, NY and he served as president of the New York State Council of Professional Geologists from 2011 through 2014. John continues in the role of Legislative Chairman and has spent significant time working with the State Education Department, NYS Department of State, NYS Legislature, and our sister professions in passing legislation related to the creation of the profession of geology in New York. John was president for the Hudson Mohawk Professional Geologists’ Association from 2009 through 2011. His professional experience includes conducting varied geological and hydrogeological work for mines, water supplies, aquifers, waste disposal, and hazardous and petroleum-impacted sites. John is certified by the American Institute of Professional Geologists and is registered or licensed as a Professional Geologist in New York, Utah, Missouri, and Nebraska.