Ohio

Registration Status:

None

Effective Date:

Exemptions:

ASBOG® Membership:

No

Update:

An ad-hoc committee of the Ohio Section, AIPG, was unsuccessful in a 1999 effort to link geologist registration with the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors.  The Ohio Section, AIPG, plans to continue its efforts to develop support for geologist registration in Ohio, but no specific initiative is currently underway.

State Contact:

Thomas Serenko, Ph.D.

Title:

Division Chief

Address:

OH Department of Natural Resources
Division of Geological Survey
2045 Morse Road, Building C
Columbus, OH  43229-6693

Phone/Fax:

(614) 265-6988 (614) 447-1918

E-mail

thomas.serenko@dnr.state.oh.us

Web site

www.dnr.state.oh.us/geosurvey

Board Composition:

Requirements:

Education:
Experience:
Examination:
Continuing Education:

Grandfathering:

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

Registrant count:

PGs:

GITs:

Information updated::

November 1, 2014

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Oklahoma

Registration Status:

Statutory Definition

Effective Date:

1993

Exemptions:

ASBOG® Membership:

No

Update:

Nothing is being done at present to introduce a bill for registration of geologists.

State Contact:

G. Randy Keller

Title:

Director

Address:

Oklahoma Geological Survey
  University of Oklahoma
100 East Boyd Street
Suite N131
Norman, OK  73019

Phone/Fax:

(405) 325-7968 (405) 325-7069

E-mail

grkeller@ou.edu

Web site

www.ou.edu

Board Composition:

Requirements:

Education:
Experience:
Examination:
Continuing Education:

Grandfathering:

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

Registrant count:

PGs:

GITs:

Information updated::

November 1, 2014

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Oregon

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Registration Status:

Practice Regulation; one of three states with engineering geology specialty registration.

Effective Date:

1977

Exemptions:

Teaching/Academic Research, Federal Employees, Subordinates to Registered Geologists.

ASBOG® Membership:

Member Board

Update:

One new Board Member was appointed by the Governor in late 2015 and new, interim State Geologist as ex-officio member as of February 2015.

State Contact:

Christine Valentine

Title:

Administrator

Address:

Oregon State Board of Geologist Examiners
  The Association Center
707 13th Street SE, Suite 114
Salem, OR  97301-4036

Phone/Fax:

(503) 566-2837 (503) 485-2947

E-mail

osbge.info@state.or.us

Web site

http://www.oregon.gov/OSBGE/pages/index.aspx

Board Composition:

Four Registered Geologists (one Certified Engineering Geologist) and one Public Member are appointed by the Governor. The State Geologist serves as an ex-officio member.

Requirements:

Education:

Minimum of 45 quarter hours of geology of which 36 hours are upper division or graduate courses.

Experience: Seven years (Minimum education required counts for two of required seven years; post baccalaureate study or degrees count toward experience requirement. Maximum for education is four years of experience.)
Examination:

ASBOG® Fundamentals and Practice Sections for RG; ASBOG® Fundamentals Section for GIT; four-hour Oregon-Washington Engineering Geology Examination or California Engineering Geology examination for CEG specialty registration.

First ASBOG® Examination: April 1996
Continuing Education: No

Grandfathering:

Ended 1978

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

Must meet Oregon education, examination, and experience requirements. This includes passing both Sections of the ASBOG® Examinations. For CEG, individual must pass either the Oregon-Washington Engineering Geology examination or the California Engineering Geology examination and have qualifying work experince in the field.

Registrant count:

RPGs:

1,141 CEGs

258

GITs

55
(Note: Registration as a Registered Geologist is required for any Certified Engineering Geologist.)

Information updated::

February 1, 2016

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