Board of Directors 2023-2024

Biographies of ARMA Directors (PDF)

Executive Committee

Andrew Bunger

President

Associate Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gabriel Walton

Vice President

Associate Professor
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, Colorado

Rita Sousa

Treasurer

Associate Professor
Civil and Urban Engineering
New York University - Abu Dhabi

Gang Han

Immediate Past President

Technology Coordination Upstream
Aramco Americas
Houston, Texas

Peter Smeallie

Executive Director

American Rock Mechanics Association
Alexandria, Virginia

R. Paul Young

Member at Large

Professor
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Members

Zach Agioutantis

Chair, Department of Mining Engineering
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Tryana Garza-Cruz

General Manager
Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.

Mengsu Hu

Career Research Scientist
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley, California

Kathy Kalenchuk

President & Principal Geomechanics Consultant
RockEng, Inc.
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Shawn Maxwell

Geophysical and Geomechanical Advisor
Ovintiv
Woodlands, Texas

Romain Prioul

Scientific Advisor-Geomechanics
Schlumberger-Doll Research Center
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Richard Schultz

Orion Geomechanics
Cypress, Texas

Herbert Wang

Professor Emeritus
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

International Liaison – Middle East

Osman Hamid

Saudi Aramco
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia