Myers nominated to head USGS


  • Sarah Zielinski


U.S. President George W Bush will nominate Mark Myers to be director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the White House announced on 3 May.

Myers most recently held the position of Alaska State Geologist and director of the State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Survey. Prior to that position, Myers headed the State of Alaska Division of Oil and Gas, the agency that oversees leases of state lands for oil and gas exploration.