WHO ARE THE AUTHORS/ INSTRUCTORS?
Patti Sutch, CA PG-3949, CEG-1641, CHG-25 - President and Founder of REG REVIEW, Inc. has a M.S. in
Engineering Geology from Stanford University and was a research geologist for Shell Oil, an engineering geology consultant, and a hydrogeologist
for the Santa Clara Valley Water District. She is the former Executive Director of the Association of Engineering Geologists and chaired the
Registration Committee of the AEG San Francisco Section. She is currently the Executive Director of the Western States Seismic Policy Council
(WSSPC) based in Sacramento, California.
Lisa Dirth, CA PG-3951, CEG-1240, NC RG-1627 (by ASBOG® exam) - Vice President and Founder of REG REVIEW,
Inc. earned her B.A. in Geology from the University of Northern Colorado. She has 15 years experience as an engineering geology consultant working
on dam site investigations, landslide mitigations, fault investigations, and reviewing fault reports for the City of Oakland. She is currently the
administrator for REG REVIEW and performs all the course coordination as well as works on all book and course notes modifications.
Elisabeth (Bets) Ervin-Blankenheim, PA PG-004595 (by ASBOG® exam) - Instructor for REG REVIEW, Inc. (and
past student) has a B.A. in Geology from Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA and an M.A. in Geology from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
She has more than 20 years experience in hydrology, ground-water modeling, and ground-water quality, and currently has her own consulting business
in addition to teaching with REG REVIEW. The majority of her past experience was with the U.S. Geological Survey in Trenton, New Jersey and Denver, Colorado.