CURRICULUM VITAE

Norman M. (Mick) Meader
3443 East Lee Street
Tucson, Arizona  85716
Home: (520) 323-0092

EDUCATION

9/89 to 5/94 Ph.D. candidate in tectonics, University of Arizona, Tucson, GPA 4.00. I met all requirements for the degree except completion of the dissertation. Dissertation title:  The Geology, Structure, and Uplift History of the Pinaleno Mountains, Southeastern Arizona.
6/78 to 6/85 Numerous oil industry courses in geology and geophysics, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Littleton, Colorado.
6/77 to 5/78 Cities Service Exploration Training Program (mostly in geophysics), Tulsa, Oklahoma.
1/75 to 5/77 M.S. in Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, GPA 4.00.  Thesis title:  Paleoenvironments and Paleoecology of the Upper Devonian Martin Formation Near Roosevelt Lake, Gila County, Arizona.
9/69 to 5/73 B.A. in Geology, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, GPA 3.36.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

7/10 to pres. Retired
7/09 to 6/10 Administrative Associate, Head Administrative Assistant, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona (half time)
8/08 to 6/09 Administrative Associate, Head Administrative Assistant, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona
7/01 to 7/08 Administrative Associate, Geophysics Program (principally) Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona
3/99 to 6/01 Office Specialist Senior, Geophysics Program (principally), Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona. 
7/90 to 3/99 Word Processing Specialist, Geophysics Program, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona.
8/87 to 7/90 Secretary, Geophysics Program, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson.
2/86 to 2/87 Word Processor, Electronic Mail Technician, and Spreadsheet Programmer, Mountain States Mineral Enterprises, Inc., Tucson, Arizona.
7/82 to 6/85 Geophysicist, Marathon Oil Company, Denver Research Center, Littleton, Colorado.  Primary duties were interpretation of seismic reflection profiles to evaluate oil prospects for international oil exploration.
9/81 to 4/82 Consulting Geologist (with Robert Scarborough), Tucson, Arizona.  Primary duties were geologic field mapping in Arizona for a small oil exploration company.
6/78 to 5/81 Geophysicist, Cities Service Oil Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Primary duties were interpretation of seismic reflection profiles in Oklahoma and Kansas to determine drilling locations.
6/77 to 5/78 Exploration Trainee in geophysics, Cities Service Oil Company, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
6/76 to 8/76 Summer Geologist, Cities Service Oil Company, Exploration and Production Group, Houston, Texas.  Primary duties were well log correlation, interpretation, and subsurface structural mapping.
9/72 to 5/76 Various positions as an undergraduate and graduate student, including:  Research Assistant in Paleontology at the University of Northern Iowa, Paleontological and Archaeological Surveyor with the University of Iowa, Lab Assistant in Geochronology at the University of Arizona, Geology Summer Assistant at the Museum of Northern Arizona, and Graduate Teaching Assistant for paleontology and micropaleontology at the University of Arizona.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Geophysical Union (AGU) and the Arizona Geological Society (AGS).

HONORS

Graduated with honors, University of Northern Iowa, May 1973. Charter member of chapter Gamma Sigma, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, earth science honorary, University of Northern Iowa. Scholarship for thesis work, Union Oil Company Foundation, University of Arizona, spring 1976. Honors student, University of Arizona, fall 1988 and spring 1989. Funded for dissertation field work by Chevron Oil Company, 1989. College of Science Staff Recognition Award (Geosciences), 1996. College of Science Staff Recognition Award (Geosciences) 2001. Finalist, University of Arizona Staff Award for Excellence, 2001, 2002. College of Science Staff Advisory Council UA Star Award, 2009. College of Science Staff Recognition Award (Geosciences), 2010.