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  • Welcome to the Geologist Board Website
    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.
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Joint Compliance Committee Meeting

The Joint​ Compliance Committee will meeting on Thursday May 7, 2015 from 1 to 3 PM in Salem. Please see the attached notice and agenda for more details or contact the Salem office. 

     • Notice

     • Agenda

Next Quarterly Meeting​

OSBGE will convene on Friday May 29, 2015.  More information will be posted closer to the meeting date.  


​Application Forms

OSBGE 2015-2017 Budget - Comments Request
OSBGE voted to approve its budget for the 2015-2017 biennium at a public meeting held March 19, 2015.  The Board has initiated the budget rulemaking process and hereby requests public comments on the proposed budget and associated changes to the Operating Budget rule.  The Board has scheduled a public hearing for the proposed budget on May 21.  Written comments will also be accepted through close of business that day.  See the following documents for more details, or contact the Board office. 
     • Budget Detail Sheet

Attention:  ​OSBGE offers three geologic report guidelines that address best practices and a professional practices guide that addresses many​ common questions regarding the public practice of geology. These documents are available under the Publications tab in the left hand menu.