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Mike Dresen, PG, CEG, CHG
Principal Hydrogeologist, CEO


Mr. Dresen is the CEO and President of Weiss Associates, and has been with the Company for over 25 years.  He is a Professional Geologist, Certified Engineering Geologist, and Certified Hydrogeologist in California with 30 years of experience in project/program management, technical oversight, groundwater investigations, regulatory compliance, environmental geology, and engineering geology. He has extensive experience in managing, planning, and conducting groundwater, geologic, remedial action, environmental, geologic hazards, and engineering geologic investigations. Mr. Dresen is highly experienced in all phases of CERCLA investigations and documents. He is also experienced in assessing geologic hazards and surface water geology for land use planning/land management. Mr. Dresen has superior management, communication, and writing/editing skills. He manages and has worked on Weiss Associates’ Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Superfund projects for over 24 years. He is responsible for the company Quality Management/Quality Assurance program and resource allocation, and is a member of the Alliance of Chief Executives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Specialties

  • Program and Project Management
  • CERCLA Investigations and Documents
  • Technical Oversight
  • Resource Allocation
  • Quality Assurance
  • Company Operations
  • Strategic Planning

Education

  • MS, Environmental Geology, California State University, Hayward, California
  • BS, Physical Geology, California State University, Hayward, California

Registration

  • Registered Professional Geologist No. 4010, California
  • Certified Engineering Geologist No. EG 1246, California
  • Certified Hydrogeologist No HG 118, California
  • Credential: California Community College Instructor, No. 218 DRE001