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Mark D. Myers

Mark D. Myers, American geologist, former federal official. lieutenant United States Air Force Reserve, 1977-2003; Member American Association Petroleum Geologists (delegate since 1992), Alaska Geological Society (vice president 1993, member board directors 1993-1995), Society Sedimentary Geology, Eagle River Presbyterian Church (president board trustees since 1993).

Background

  • Myers, Mark D. was born on April 24, 1955 in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Rhea Bowman and Ardelle Ione (Van Matre) Myers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Geology and Geophysics with honors, University Wisconsin, 1977. Master of Science in Geology, University Wisconsin, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Geology, University Alaska, 1994.

    Career

    • Petroleum geologist Atlantic Richfield Company Oil & Gas, Lafayette, Louisiana, 1981-1983, Atlantic Richfield Company Alaska, Inc., Anchorage, 1983-1987. Geologist, director Division Oil & Gas, State of Alaska, 1988—2005. Director United States Geological Survey, United States Department Interior, Reston, Virginia, 2006—2009.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to scientific journals.

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Air Force Reserve, 1977-2003. Member American Association Petroleum Geologists (delegate since 1992), Alaska Geological Society (vice president 1993, member board directors 1993-1995), Society Sedimentary Geology, Eagle River Presbyterian Church (president board trustees since 1993).

    Personality

    Interests

    Commercial multiengine instrument pilot ratings, skiing, fishing, sailing.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Reding Myers, April 30, 1983. Children: Justine Alice, Nathan Mark.
    • father: Rhea Bowman Myers
    • mother: Ardelle Ione (Van Matre) Myers
    • spouse: Alice Reding Myers
    • children: Justine Alice Myers
    • Nathan Mark Myers
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    Born April 24, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1977
      University Wisconsin
    • 1981
      University Wisconsin
    • 1994
      University Alaska
    • 1981 - 1983
      Petroleum geologist Atlantic Richfield Company Oil & Gas
      Lafayette, Tennessee, United States
    • 1983 - 1987
      Petroleum geologist Atlantic Richfield Company Oil & Gas
      Anchorage, Alaska, United States
    • 2006 - 2009
      director, United States Geological Survey
      Reston, Virginia, United States