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    The mission of the Board of Geologist Examiners is to help assure the safety, health, and welfare of Oregonians with regard to the public practice of geology through:
    1. Licensing of those engaged in the public practice of geology;
    2. Response to complaints from the public and members of the profession;
    3. Public education directed at appropriate regulatory communities;
    4. Cooperation with closely related Boards and Commissions;
    5. Attention to ethics; and
    6. Systematic outreach to counties, cities, and registrants.
Information Current Topics
Joint Compliance Committee (JCC)​The JCC is scheduled to meet on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 from 1:00 -3:00 PM a the office of the Oregon State Board of Geologic Examiners (OSBGE). See the notice and agenda for more details​. 

       • Notice
       • Agenda

Next Quarterly Meeting

OSBGE will next convene on Thursday, March 19, 2015. The March meeting will be held at the Association center in Salem​, OR. More information will be posted closer to the meeting date.  


​Application Forms


OSBGE Rulemaking Actions

On Dec. 4, 2014 OSBGE adopted amended versions of 809-001-0015 Public Records Requests, 809-040-0001 Date of Application, and 809-050-0050 Requires Application Information. The Board also repealed 809-050-0020 Roster and a temporary version of 809-050-050 Required Application Information. 

The current rule text is available here until it is fully incorporated into the secretary of State online version of Chapter 809. 

Click here for pdf document of the rule amendments​                                                                     

OSBGE ​has adopted four guidance document on May 30, 2014. Three are report guidelines, and one is a professional practices guide. The documents are available under the Publications tab in the left hand menu.