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Petroleum geologist , researcher

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

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to scientific journals.

Membership

Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1979-1980. 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 of the board of trustees since 1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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