State Mining and Geology Board Roster

​​​(​Corre​spondence addressed to specific Members should be sent directly to the Board Office.)

Member NameCurrent Term
Specialty
Larry Sheingold, Chair
​2018-2022
​​Non-specialized public member​
George Kenline, Vice-Chair2021-2025​Mining Engineer with background and experience in mining in California
Brian Anderson
2019-2023
Mineral resource conservation, development or utilization
Janet Kappmeyer
​2021-2025
​Registered Geologist with background and experience in mining geology
Stephanie Landregan
2018-2022
Landscape Architect
​Marc L​os Huertos
​2021-2025
​Groundwater hydrology, water quality, or rock chemistry
Zia Zafir
​2020-2024
​Registered Geologist, Geophysicist, or Civil Engineer with background and experience in seismology​
​Vacant
​2019-2023
​Representative of local government with background and experience in urban planning
​Vacant
​2021-2025
​Environmental protection or the study of ecosystems

*Board member terms effectively terminate January 15 of the term-ending yea​r.

Committee Structure

CommitteeMembers
​Policy and Administration
​Stephanie Landregan, Chair
Janet Kappmeyer, Vice-Chair
Brian Anderson
George Kenline
Zia Zafir
​Geohazards and Mineral Conservation
​Zia Zafir, Chair
Brian Anderson, Vice-Chair
George Kenline
Janet Kappmeyer
Stephanie Landregan
SMARA Compliance
Brian Anderson, Chair
George Kenline, Vice-Chair
Janet Kappmeyer
Stephanie Landregan
Zia Zafir

​*The Board Chair shall serve as an ex-officio member of all committees.