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American Institute of Professional Geologists
Illinois-Indiana Section

Training Workshop Part II: Vapor
Intrusion in Illinois – Tier 2 Review

Part 1: Soil Gas Sampling Demonstrations
Part 2: Tier 2 Training and Discussion of Tier 3 Models
Part 3: “Ask the Regulator” Segment

October 15, 2014
Morton Arboretum

Workshop Presentation | Purge Volume Calculator | Conversion of Units | Helium Test and Dilution Factor Calculations


  • AIPG Mission Statement and Membership Information
  • Tier 2 Training Slide Deck prepared by Martin Hamper – GZA GeoEnvironmental
    • Tier 2 – Hypothetical Case Study Handouts ‐ #1 and #2
    • White Paper ‐ An Initial Screening of the Proposed TACO Tier 1
      Outdoor Inhalation Construction Worker Exposure Route Soil Gas
      Remediation Objectives
  • Illinois EPA Fact Sheets For Indoor Inhalation Amendments and Other TACO Updates
  • Illinois EPA – Vapor Intrusion Fact Sheet
  • Illinois EPA – Indoor Inhalation Amendments
  • Illinois EPA – Soil Gas Sampling Protocol
  • Soil Gas Sampling Equipment – Resources and Instructional Documents
  • Vapor Intrusion Guidance Documents and other Useful Links
  • Field Worksheets
    • Unit Conversions
    • Purge Volume Calculations
    • Helium Leakage Test Field Form

Dear AIPG Illinois-Indiana section members:

This email is being sent to you to announce a vacancy on the Board of Licensure for Licensed Professional Geologists in Indiana.  The primary responsibilities include reviewing and approving of applications for licensure, reviewing and investigating claims of misconduct, and recommending appropriate changes to law.

Additional information is included in the attached document.

Applications to the board are due September 15, 2014.

AIPG IL/IN Section President
Jeff Groncki
p:  847-315-3571
m: 224-554-9417 

Upcoming Events:  
August 9th: Field trip to the Kentland Meteorite Impact Structure Mine (contact r.cornea@comcast.net for more information)
October 15th: Vapor Intrusion Training Workshop and Vendor Networking Night (details to follow…)

Illinois-Indiana Section Newsletter and Announcements

2014 Summer Newsletter

2014 Fall Meeting - October
2014 Field Trip Flyer - August
2014 Spring Meeting
Winter 2014 Newsletter
Summer 2013 Newsletter
Spring 2011 Newsletter
Section Comments to Draft Rule 35IAC Part 1100
Fall 2010 Newsletter
Summer 2009 Newsletter
Winter 2008-2009 Newsletter
Summer 2008 Newsletter

Illinois-Indiana Section Officers

Jeff Groncki, CPG-11118 
Environmental Manager
Walgreen Co.
106 Wilmot Rd., MS#1630
Deerfield, IL  60015
Work: 847-315-3571
Fax: 847-315-4900

Vice President
Craig McCammack, MEM-1295
120 N Lasalle, Suite 1550
Chicago, IL 60602 
(312) 924-3554

Erik D. Spande, CPG-09904 
OS 021 Robbins Street
Winfield, IL 60190
Work: (773) 693-3800 ext 241
Fax: (773) 693-3823

Ramona M. Cornea, CPG-08983
5704 Inverness Drive
Rockford, IL 61107
Work: (815) 395-1221
Fax: (815) 395-1222

Board Member
David G. Pyles, CPG-07364
KPRG and Associates, Inc.
414 Plaza Drive, Suite 106
Westmont, Illinois 60559
Work: (630) 325-1300
Fax: (630) 325-1593

Board Member
Martin Hamper
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
915 Harger Road, Suite 330
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Board Member
James Adamson, MEM-1532 
7325 Janes Avenue
Woodridge, IL 60517 
(630) 742-6836

Board Member
Danielle Wallin
Farnsworth Group, Inc.
1144 W. Jefferson St., Ste. 300
Shorewood, IL 60404
(815) 744-6940

Board Member
Nahid Brown
540 Hillside Ave.
Hillside, IL 60161
(630) 621-7578

Board Member
Harvey Pokorny
705 Cochise Street
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
(847) 310-1573

Board Member
David T. Heidlauf
ENVIRON International Corp.
333 W. Wacker Dr., Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60606

Geologist Licensing


The state of Illinois provides for the licensure of professional geologists.
Details on licensure can be found at http://www.dpr.state.il.us/who/gegy.htm#xgegy.


The state of Indiana provides for licensure of professional geologists.
Details on licensure can be found at http://www.state.in.us/legislative/ic/code/title25/ar17.6.

The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) was founded in 1963 to certify the credentials
of practicing geologists and to advocate on behalf of the profession.

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It's advocacy & efforts are focused on the promotion of the role of geology and geologists in society.