Richard K. Glenn has a Masters in Geology from
the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His professional experience
includes petroleum geologic studies, field geologic mapping, structural
geologic and seismic interpretation, permafrost, methane hydrate,
and borehole temperature profile research. Other specialties
include year-round studies of physical properties of sea ice near
Barrow, Alaska; temperature, salinity and crystallographic profiles
of first- and multi-year sea ice and documentation of freeze-up,
ice movement events and spring thaw.
Mr. Glenn is a member of the United States Arctic
Research Commission; Ilisagvik College Board of Trustees; Board
President of the Barrow Arctic Science Consortium; board member
of the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States and member
of the Native American Science Education Commission.
He has served as the director of the Department
of Energy Management, North Slope Borough; general manager of Barrow
Technical Services, a technical firm which provided project management
consulting and geologic and scientific research support services;
and as a geologist for the Arctic Slope Consulting Group.