Archie L. Carver is retired and lives in Grand Junction, CO.
Jack Weyler is the Kazakhstan manager of operations for Turan Petroleum Co. of California. Turan is planning the drilling of several exploratory wells in the southern part of the country.
John P. Davis was recently reelected to his fourth, six-year term as a district judge over Nye, Mineral and Esmeraldy counties in Nevada. John returned to Mines in 2006 for his 50th Reunion in his 172-Cessna, arriving a day late because of high winds over the Divide. “Better to wear out than to rust out,” he maintains. Serving as the only district judge for over a decade, John has presided over several mining and water rights cases, where his engineering background has been helpful. He recalls his days at Mines with fondness and remains in close contact with Bill Wahl ’58. John reports that Bill remains active in the mineral industry in California and Nevada.
Lary G. Cahill is retired and lives in Tucson, AZ.
Charles H. McKinnis retired from IBM in 1992. Since then, he and his wife Gloria
have spent much time as Christian missionaries in Chile, Guatemala, Honduras, Sierra Leone and Sudan.
John L. Stout is retired and lives in Lone Tree, CO.
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Richard J. Collins is a construction manager for Canadian Natural Resources in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
Don K. Henderson is co-chief executive officer for Sage Petroleum in Denver, CO.
David J. Cone is retired and lives in Houston, TX.
Donald W. Peters retired from the U.S. Forest Service in January 2005 and now lives in Challis, ID.
Donald L. Bryson is retired and lives in Estes Park, CO.
Thomas S. Elliott is chief operating officer and president of Rock Energy Resources in Houston, TX
Robert (Bob) Smith Jr., Robert (Bob) Humphrey and John Low ’68 made a golf trip to Bandon Dunes, OR. The Mines headcovers brought lots of questions. Nobody could answer, “Do you know where Golden, CO is,” but after, “home of Coors Beer” the lights went on. John is the VP mining for ASARCO managing the mining operations at their Mission, Ray and Silverbell mines in the Tucson area. Bob Smith is the executive VP of Southwest Energy, a hole explosive service company in the Southwest. And Bob Humphrey is president and owner of J.R. Kennedy Co Inc. a supplier of drilling supplies. They write, “This was our second trip together, the first being to Scotland in 1997, and we recommend both trips to all the Mines guys that love golf. Our theory is to get it done before you’re out of muck!"
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George W. Mellors is a teacher of high school engineering at Somerville High School
in Somerville, NJ.
Richard M. LiConti is director of coal advisory services for Ventyx in Boulder, CO.
Gregory K. Staff is a senior project manager for Bobcock Eagleton, Inc. in Houston, TX.
Bruce R. Bergeson is principal of Bergeson Technology Services LLC in Novi, MI.
Mark S. Foxwell is a rig manager for Ensco Australia Pty. Ltd. in West Perth, Western Australia.
Rich Rein was instrumental in the successful completion of the Koala underground diamond mine for BHP Billiton Diamonds. He has now agreed to be the study manager for the pre-feasibility of the first new underground potash mine in the province of Saskatchewan since 1975. Rich lives in Evergreen, CO.
Michael P. Cleary is drilling advisor for Delta Petroleum Corp. in Denver, CO.
Charles A. Hansen is retired and lives in Las Cruces, NM.
T. Arthur Palm has recently retired. He and his wife, Cherie, have returned to Price, UT.
Robert L. Davidoff is the director of the Office of Minerals Evaluation in the U.S. Department of the Interior in Lakewood, CO. He leads a staff that is responsible for performing mineral assessment and market analyses of mineral estates for all Indian lands.
Barry L. Gidman is business development geologist for Stone Energy Corporation in Lafayette, LA.
Allen E. May is chief executive officer for Elang Energy. He lives in Vero Beach, FL.
James B. Logan is data systems manager for Burlington-Edison School District in Burlington, WA.
A. Silvana Cusati is business manager for NCT Estudios Y Proyectos Inc. in Windermere, FL.
Kenneth J. Konrad is director of mergers and acquisitions for BP in London, UK.
Luis J. Rodriguez is business development manager for Air Products Canada Ltd.
in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He lives in Oakville, Ontario.
John L. Rovero is based in Japan and serves as lieutenant colonel and deputy of operations for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Far East.
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Patrick D. Allen is an information operations specialist for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, MD.
John A. Barnes is director of operations and maintenance for CH2M Hill, Inc. in Anchorage, AK.
Brian K. Damkroger is a rancher and writer in Livermore, CA. Brian, his wife Trish, and children Chris and Danielle, raise and train Tennessee Walkers, Missouri Fox-trotters, and American Quarter Horses.
Russell C. Fontaine is principal hydrogeologist for Schlumberger Water Services in Denver, CO.
Timothy F. Krusmark is director of special projects for Lafarge North America—Lakes and Seaway Cement in Bingham Farms, MI.
Donald B. Ratcliff is vice president of marketing and risk management for the Apex
Silver Mines Corporation in Denver, CO.
Mark J. Ludwig is vice president of operations for Neutron Energy in Centennial, CO.
W. David Tyler is study director for Newmont Gold Company in Englewood, CO.
Thomas L. Young is a drilling engineer for Woodside Energy Limited in Perth, Western Australia.
Stefan G. Magnusson is managing director-head of market risk—Americas of Rabobank International in New York, NY.
Craig R. Hofmeister is sales manager for Merpro Americas, Inc. in Houston, TX.
Grant C. Dewey is a teacher and an assistant principal for Taejon Christian International School in Taejon, South Korea.
Leonard N. Hill is a strategic commodity manager for Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. in Phoenix, AZ.
C. Barclay Macaul II is manager of customer satisfaction for the Computer Modelling Group Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Ty S. McKercher is a global solution architect in applied engineering for the NVIDIA Corporation. He lives in Kingwood, TX.
Robert S. Michel is a project manager for MTB Project Management Professionals in Greenwood Village, CO.
Cynthia Wood Newton is a senior mine engineer for Neutron Energy Inc. in Albuquerque, NM.
David J. Roth is chief scientist for the U.S. Dept. of Defense at the Pentagon.
Susan McFaddin is the sole owner of Seven Generations, LLC, in Fort Collins, CO. Seven Generations LLC, offers sustainable consulting including LEED, Green Globes, Energy Star and sustainable management plans. They recently developed the first LEED Platinum building in Northern Colorado.
R. Bret Rhinesmith is retired and lives in Big Horn, WY.
Sheila J. Roberts is an associate professor and chair of the Geology Department at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH. Her new responsibilities keep her busy, but she finds time to do research on water quality issues in the area.
Melanie Marquardt Westergaard is a senior geophysical advisor for Forest Oil Corporation in Denver, CO.
Benjamin Benson is president of ENERGYneering Solutions, Inc. in Oregon, which provides mechanical engineering and design services, specializing in renewable power sources.
Vivek Chandra has recently relocated to Melbourne as the business planning and investments manager at Nexus Energy. He is an international natural gas professional with extensive experience in US, Alaska, and Middle East. In 2006, Vivek Chandra authored a best-selling book entitled Fundamentals of Natural Gas, which was published by Pennwell, the publishers of the Oil and Gas Journal. He also maintains a natural gas information web site (www.natgas.info) and runs industry training courses.
Gregory P. Nickel is chief geologist for the U.S. Silver Corporation in Wallace, ID. This is his third tour back to the underground mine where he started his career, identifying and drilling multiple favorable vein targets with substantial silver copper lead values.
Gregory L. Davoll is vice president of marketing for Newmerix Corp. in Superior, CO.
Martyn S. James is a consultant for Martyn James Consulting in Farnham, Surrey, UK.
Brian K. Owens is Infantas RMT Manager Magdalena Medio for Occidental Colombia in Bogota, Colombia.
Gehrig S. Schultz has joined Prospectiuni SA as chief executive officer. Prospectiuni is a Romanian seismic company with a 50-year history of providing geological and geophysical services in Romania and around the world.
Tom J. Walker is an operations engineer for Newfield Rocky Mountains Inc., a division of Newfield Exploration Company, in Denver, CO.
Shannon G. Wright is a civil engineer for CH2M Hill, Inc. in Sacramento, CA.
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Justin A. Bilyeu is owner and process engineer for Snone Engineering, LLC in Palisade, CO.
Robert S. Merrill is head of audit downstream and trading for Shell International Ltd. in London, UK.
Bjorn Ostebo is a completions engineer for Chevron. He lives in Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela.
Daniel G. Constance has opened his medical practice, Daniel Constance, M.D. PLLC, in Lawton, OK. Dan specializes in sports medicine and internal medicine.
James H. Ruble III is director of engineering and project development for Alon USA in Krotz Springs, LA.
John H. White III is owner of Ponderosa Mineral Consultants, LLC in Bergen Park, CO.
Sue A. Ehlers is a senior construction engineer for Malcolm Pirnie in AZ.
Bryan M. Christjansen is general manager for a new fuel ethanol facility, Poet Biorefining, in North Manchester, IN.
Torsten M. Lyon is vice president of engineering for Veran Medical Technologies in St. Louis, MO. He lives in Golden, CO.
Eric T. Lyons is a senior systems engineer for Stone Technologies, Inc. in Chesterfield, MO.
Felipe Azocar H. is general manager for Metalica Consultores S.A. in Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.
William J. DeCooman, Jr. is vice president of finance and corporate development for Candente Resource Corp.
Robert M. Gray is director of RMB Resources Limited, the resources merchant banking business of South Africa’s FirstRand Ltd. He is based in Melbourne, Australia.
Craig J. Meis was recently reelected as county commissoner for Mesa County, CO. Craig continues to work for Cordilleran Compliance Services Inc. in Grand Junction, CO, which he originally founded, and recently sold to Olsson Associates. He and his wife, Carrie, have five children: Ben (12), Emma (10), Zach (9), Matt (6) and Zoe (18 months). Matt and Zoe have joined Craig and Carrie since they became foster parents for the county seven years ago. Craig writes, they “never intended to adopt, but as you can see, life didn’t go as planned and certainly for the better."
Kevin M. Moore is a program manager for Hill International. He lives in Golden, CO.
Michael W. Patton is a technical expert in underground mining for PT Freeport Indonesia in Tembagapura, Papua, Indonesia.
Christopher J. Rando is a process engineering manager for Freescale SemiConductor. He lives in Wappingers Falls, NY.
Gustave W. Schlesier is program manager of future systems for BAE Systems, TSS in Silver Spring, MD.
Peter R. Stout is a senior forensic scientist for RTI International in Research Triangle Park, NC.
Jay C. Davenport is an assistant construction project manager for the Oregon Department of Transportation in Bend, OR.
William P. Dobler is Permian Basin operations manager for Schlumberger in Midland, TX.
M. Brad Flavin is the Rocky Mountain regional manager for Hanes Geo Components in Denver, CO.
Brandi A. (Lewis) Goodman is manager of supply chain engineering for Schneider National in Green Bay, WI.
Scott A. Goodwin, Jr. is division operations manager for Questar Exploration and Production in Denver, CO.
Jennifer J. Holt is a project scientist for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in Reston, VA.
Darvin H. Jones is a senior project manager in the offshore oil and gas sector for Technip USA in Houston, TX. Projects involve EPCI for floating and fixed/topsides structures. He is also a retired lieutenant colonel, U.S. Army, and came to Mines to study under Gene Woolsey’s Operations Research Program.
Jonathan S. Keller is a supervisory electronics engineer for the Department of Defense in Tinton Falls, NJ.
Mary C. Portillo is a professor at the University of Houston–Downtown.
Robert D. Scott is lieutenant commander and platform systems engineer for the U.S. Navy in Elizabeth Bay, New South Wales, Australia.
Thorsten Viertel is BDM XTL and CO2 manager CCE-XTL for Shell Gas and Power International.
Kirk L. Johnson recently left BP Alaska to be closer to family in Colorado. He is now a projects manager for ConocoPhillips in Farmington, NM.
James D. Prock is an exclusive agent for Allstate in Pelham, AL.
Brian W. Robbins is a senior tech support engineer for Baker Oil Tools in Bakersfield, CA.
Thomas Q. Roussel is an associate for Resource Capital Funds in West Perth, Western Australia.
David M. Scobel is a project consultant for Superior Pipeline in Denver, CO.
Michael P. Dolan is a consulting geologist for Dolan Integration Group LLC in Boulder, CO.
Christiaan M. Huizer is upstream commercial finance manager for Shell International Exploration & Production in Houston, TX.
Codey James is a senior petroleum engineer at Resolute Natural Resources Company in Denver, CO. He and Amy James were married on May 24, 2008, at Mt. Vernon Country Club outside Golden. Alumni attending the ceremony included Brian Bengtson ’98 (bestman), Tyrell Harrison ’98 (groomsman), Christopher Valdez ’00, Angel Nieto ’00, Brice Caldes ’98, Mark Moon ’00, Nicole Rose ’01, Dave Clouatre
’82, and Bob Brady ’84.
Travis T. Moore is lead electrical enginer for the Black and Veatch Corporation. He lives in West Leederville, Australia.
Derek R. Trebilcock is IT manager for Sun Microsystems, Inc. in Broomfield, CO.
Amber T. Vail is a structural engineer for Wallace Engineering in Holyoke, MA.
Mohan B. Dangi is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.
J. Erin Evans is principal mechanical engineer for JED Resources, LLC in Castle Rock, CO.
Andrew P. Lathrop is a solution specialist for Oracle Corporation. He lives in Castle Rock, CO.
Brice F. Lodugnon is the director of Emerging Capital Partners LLC in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Emerging Capital Partners LLC is a private equity fund management company focusing on investments in Africa.
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Jennifer Ayers Brasher is a transmission manager for EON Climate and Renewables North America Inc. in Austin, TX.
Jonathan B. Cowan is a development associate for Trammell Crow Company in Houston, TX.
Kip O. Findley is an assistant professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at Colorado School of Mines.
Tanya Barb Hanford is a project manager at Winter Ridge Energy in Denver, CO.
Jonathan J. Kepler is a project manager for Air Liquide in Paris, France.
Robinson A. Usagani is a project engineer for Jirsa Hedrick & Associates in Denver, CO.
Eric and Magdalina (von Haas) ’00 Boogaard recently celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in Chicago. They were married in August 2003 in Denver. Eric is an account manager for Bosch Rexroth Corporation and Magdalina is a project manager for Robert Bosch LLC. They live in West Bloomfield, MI.
Terri L. Erb is a drilling engineer for EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. in Denver, CO.
Amanda M. Kelly is a communications officer for the U.S. Air Force. She lives in Annapolis, MD.
Cambrey S. Salazar is a geophysicist for Weinman GeoScience—a division of Global Geophysical in Denver, CO.
Robert C. Sawaya is manager of integrity management for SourceGas in Lakewood, CO.
Kathryn Heidrich Valdez is a manager of environmental policy for Xcel Energy, Inc. in Denver, CO. In November 2008, she also earned her MBA from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.
Claudio A. Valencia is director of strategic design for Codelco in Santiago, Chile.
Angela I. Vannucci-Gimenez is controller for Blackburne & Brown Mortgage Co., Inc. in Sacramento, CA.
Jennifer L. White is a petrophysicist for Chesapeake Energy. She lives in Edmond, OK.
Lisa M. Billy is a transmission system planning engineer at Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association in Westminster, CO.
Courtney Beard Bird is a project manager for Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. in Houston, TX.
Matthew R. Bird is a district engineer for ConocoPhillips Pipe Line Company in Pasadena, TX.
Charles Douglas-Hamilton is a senior geologist for Anvil Mining Services in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Hermann F. Logsend is associate director of the energy group for ATB Corporate Financial Services in Calgary, Alberta.
Victoria U. Okotie is a production engineer for BP Exploration in Houston, TX.
Nicholas Alexander Podolak is a test engineer for Aerojet in Redmond, WA.
John K. Reinsma is senior development manager for Weston Solutions in Lakewood, CO.
G. Dante Ramirez Rodriguez is a principal engineer for SRK Consulting in Lakewood, CO.
Ruthie Coors Swartzlander is a plant manager for CoorsTek, Inc. in El Segundo, CA.
Valerie A. Zagnoli is a senior staff engineer for Kennedy/Jenks Consultants in Irvine, CA.
Alfred T. Aird is mine manager for Chemical Lime Co. in New Braunfels, TX.
Emily L.M. Bostwick-White is a process engineer for Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
in Golden, CO.
Joshua L. Burgher is the director of strategic planning and analytics at Columbia University, New York, NY. He is also enrolled in the executive MBA program at Columbia Business School.
Jamie M. Davenport is a chemical engineer and safety officer for IdaTech, a hydrogen fuel-cell research company in Bend, OR.
Richardo Labo Fossa is chief adviser of communications and external relations o the La Granja Copper Project for Rio Tinto in Lima, Peru.
Tony Hahn is a commander and executive officer for Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.
Bonnie E. Harber is field service manager for coiled tubing for Schlumberger, Ltd. in Stavanger, Norway.
Keith G. Isberg is an engineer II for Shaw Power Group in Centennial, CO.
Aaron Lane married Emily Gibson '05 in Hanalei Bay, Kauai, on September 21, 2008. Mines alumni in attendance were Cathy Tolliver ‘06 and Chuck Burris ‘02.
Patricia B. Moran is a geochemist for Tetra Tech in Golden, CO.
Emily P. Yocom is a flight test engineering analyst for Boeing in Seattle, WA.
John A. Antwi is manager of corporate development for Newmont Mining Corporation in Denver, CO.
Felipe H. Alves is an analyst for RMB Resources in Lakewood, CO.
Emily Gibson married Aaron Lane ‘04 in Hanalei Bay, Kauai, on September 21, 2008. Mines alumni in attendance were Cathy Tolliver ‘06 and Chuck Burris ‘02.
Jennifer Jmieff is an engineer for Xcel Energy Inc. in Denver, CO.
Bryce D. Lakamp is a production engineer for Firth Rixson–Forged Metals Inc. in Fontana, CA.
Micah J. Leadford is a project engineer for Milender White Construction Co. in Arvada, CO.
Michael A. Martinez is teaching in the math department at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO.
ChangSoo Moon is a senior geotechnical engineer for Parsons Brinckerhoff in New York City, NY.
Firuz Avaz Salamov is a geophysicist for BP in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Donald D. Walker is a development geologist for ConocoPhillips in Houston, TX.
Emmanuel A. Barrois is a reservoir engineer for Total E&P Nigeria in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.
Angela C. Blea is a transportation engineer for URS Corporation in Denver, CO.
Hannah L.D. Briggs is an engineer for Northrop Grumman. She lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Christopher A. Green is a senior petroleum engineer for Perenco Holdings in Paris, France. He lives in Standish, Wigin, UK.
Jesus A. Pinto works in support and ID for PDVSA-INTEVEP in Los Teques, Venezuela.
Jordan M. Self is a mechanical engineer for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance in Pearl Harbor, HI.
Mandi R. Stewart is fiduciary services analyst for Thomson Reuters in Denver, CO.
Justin C. Chichester is a contracts engineer for ExxonMobil. He lives in Houston, TX.
Richard M. Diaz is an operations technician for Connors Drilling, LLC in Montrose, CO.
Thor V. Haraldsen is a drilling optimization engineer OASIS for Hughes Christensen in Tanager, Norway.
Dwyatt Jackson married Caitlyn Stewart '08 August 30, 2008. The celebration took place in Larkspur, CO, with their family and friends in attendance. Dwyatt and Caitlyn now live in Edmond, OK, and both work for Devon Energy.
Heather Jones is a reservoir engineer for Petro-Canada, Inc. in Denver, CO.
Kyle J. Kane is an engineer I (mechanical engineer) for URS Washington Division in Denver, CO.
Jonathan P. Parker is an associate geophysicist working in the Rocky Mountain Oil Asset Team for Marathon Oil Corporation. He lives in Houston, TX.
Owen M. Ryan is a completions engineer for ConocoPhillips in Houston, TX.
Mirna I. Slim is a research assistant at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Scott A. Smith is a lieutenant colonel and a systems analyst for the U.S. Army. He lives in Valrico, FL.
Zachary T. Spence is an operations engineer for Noble Energy Production, Inc. in Denver, CO.
Jason C. Stingerie is a design engineer II for Baker Hughes in Houston, TX. He married Darcy Souta ’08 August 16, 2008 in Morrison, CO. Mines alumni in their wedding party were Chelsea Womble ’08, Emily Milian ’08, Emily Ruyle ’08, Kyle Bennett ’07, Nate Obermeyer ’07, Allen Schaneman ’07 and Huy Dang ‘07.
Christopher R. Wooten is a metallurgist for Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. in Hurley, NM.
Patrick J. Wright is a management associate for Gerdau Ameristeel in Baldwin, FL.
Rafat A. Al-Dhuhayan is a planning engineer for Saudi Aramco. He lives in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Robert Donley is a mechanical engineer for Protonex, LLC in Broomfield, CO.
Daniel A. Funderburk is a structural engineer for Anvil Corporation in Bellingham, WA.
Dustin J. Haynie is a project development engineer of Gasification Capital Projects for ConocoPhillips. He lives in Houston, TX.
Benjamin A. Hildebrandt is an applications engineer for GEA Power Cooling Inc. in Lakewood, CO.
Vladislav D. Kaufman is a utility and energy specialist for Oldcastle Materials in Kansas City, KS.
Brent A. Koren is a consultant for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) in Houston, TX.
Marco A. Murillo is a mining engineer III for Newmont in Carlin, NV.
Derek C. Nash is a reservoir engineer for the Southern Africa Strategic Business Unit for Chevron in Houston, TX.
Timothy L. Pasquarelli is a managing partner for International Peril Mitigation Services (IMPServe) in Golden, CO.
Jacob Sievers is a field engineer for Pathfinder Energy Services in Lafayette, LA.
Caitlyn Stewart married Dwyatt Jackson ’07 August 30, 2008. The celebration took place in Larkspur, CO, with their family and friends in attendance. Dwyatt and Caitlyn now live in Edmond, OK, and both work for Devon Energy.
Darcy B. (Souta) Stingerie is an upstream engineer for ConocoPhillips in Houston, TX. She married Jason Stingerie ’07 August 16, 2008 in Morrison, CO. Mines alumni in their wedding party were Chelsea Womble ’08, Emily Milian ’08, Emily Ruyle ’08, Kyle Bennett ’07, Nate Obermeyer ’07, Allen Schaneman ’07 and Huy Dang ‘07.
Chukwuemeka H. Uba is a drilling engineer for Chevron North America Exploration & Production in Covington, LA. He married Chikodili Uba on May 24, 2008, in Lagos, Nigeria. The couple met in Nigeria and remained in communication while Chukwuemeka attended Mines for his master’s degree. They were married just two
weeks after graduation.
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