EEC Environmental (EEC) Project Geologist, Nate Busch, PG, QISP was elected as the Vice President and Program Chair for the Los Angeles Basin Geological Society (LABGS) in August 2017 for the 2017/2018 year. In his role, Nate is also in charge of selecting speakers for the society’s monthly meetings.
The Los Angeles Basin Geological Society is an organization comprised of individuals who share an interest in the geology of the Los Angeles Basin. The organization’s members come from many geologic disciplines and specialties including petroleum, environmental, engineering, mining, hydro, seismic and academic areas of geologic interest. The organization, which was founded in 1967, continues its mission of spreading geologic information to the un-informed and encouraging professional growth among its members through its monthly meetings lead by esteemed experts in the geological field. The meetings allow its members to network and learn about geologic research, application, theory, and of observation that is of interest.
The organization also aims to encourage student involvement in the society from the local colleges and universities through financial support and scholarships, and encourage K-12 teacher support through program funding and the PSAAPG Teacher of the Year Award program. LABGS is also affiliated with the Pacific Section of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (PSAAPG).
Nate continues to use his position with the Los Angeles Basin Geological Society to provide opportunities to promote geological education as a senior professional who has worked in the environmental and geotechnical fields for the last eight years on projects located all over the nation.
Please visit the organization’s website at www.labgs.org for more information on the society or how to join as a member.