John Busterud ’72

I was recently appointed as Regional Administrator for United States Environmental Protection Agency, ¬†Region 9. The Region, headquartered in San Francisco, is responsible for administering and enforcing federal environmental laws and programs in California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii, 148 Tribes, and the Pacific Island Territories. I lead EPA efforts to protect the environment and advance public […]

Art Wahl ’72

It was my great pleasure to lead about 75 members of the South Coast Geological Society on one of their annual field trips, this time into the local patch of “Franciscan m√©lange” located near Midland School. Pictured is the group assembling on a blueschist “knocker.” I revisited this area – after mapping it 30 years […]

Bill Dawson ’72

Bill voluntarily removed himself from the corporate gene pool, retiring in July as CFO from Adamas Pharmaceuticals – a win-win for all concerned. Bill continues to serve on a few boards of directors in an effort to stay somewhat relevant. He and wife Becky look forward to traveling more (Ireland & Scotland with Alan and […]

John Busterud ’72

I retired from PG&E last fall after 31 years as Managing Counsel and Senior Director where I was fortunate to work on a number of emerging environmental issues, including climate change regulation at the state, regional, and national levels. This spring I was elected to the board of the California Council for Environmental and Economic […]

Tom Bard ’72

After nearly 36 years as a Geologist for Chevron, I am ready to begin my new adventures in retirement (hiking, biking, traveling, and golfing with other fellow Toads). I’ve been really fortunate to have had the opportunity to live in, travel to, and experience so many different countries, cultures, and personalities throughout my career. Karen […]

John Busterud ’72

I retired this past year as a Colonel in the Army Reserve after a 24-year career and multiple deployments in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom as well as extended service on the Korean Peninsula. With all this spare time on my hands, I still manage to keep busy at PG&E with climate […]