State Mining and Geology Board Roster

​​​​​​​​​ ​Roster History: 1975 to Present 

BOARD HISTORY (as excerpted from SMGB Annual Report 2009-2010)

(Correspondence addressed to specific Members should be sent directly to the Board Office.)

Member NameCurrent Term
Larry Sheingold, Chair
​​Non-specialized public member
George Kenline, Vice-Chair2017-2021​Mining Engineer with background and experience in mining in California
Brian Anderson
Mineral resource conservation, development or utilization
​​​Pablo Garza
2017-2021​​Environmental protection or the study of ecosystems
Janet Kappmeyer
​2017-2021​Registered Geologist with background and experience in mining geology
Stephanie Landregan
Landscape Architect
Zia Zafir
​Registered Geologist, Geophysicist, or Civil Engineer with background and experience in seismology
​Representative of local government with background and experience in urban planning
​Groundwater hydrology, water quality, or rock chemistry

(a)   Board member terms effectively terminate January 15 of the term-ending year.

Committee Structure

​Policy and Administration
​Stephanie Landregan, Chair
Janet Kappmeyer, Vice-Chair
​Compliance and Enforcement
​George Kenline, Chair
Brian Anderson, Vice-Chair
Pablo Garza
Zia Zafir, Chair
Brian Anderson, Vice-Chair
Janet Kappmeyer
Lead Agency Standards
Janet Kappmeyer​, Chair
Stephanie Landregan, Vice-Chair
George Kenline
Mineral Conservation and Geologic Resources
Pablo Garza, Chair
Zia Zafir, Vice-Chair
Brian Anderson
  *The  Board Chair ​shall serve as an ex-officio member of all committees. ​