Welcome To The U.S. Geothermal HUB On AGORACOM
Turning Geothermal Energy into Power
CEO, President and Director
Mr. Kunz, Boise, Idaho, has over 30 years of experience in all areas of engineering, management, accounting, finance and operations. Mr. Kunz holds a Masters of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science and an Associate of Accounting degree. Mr. Kunz has held positions in Ivanhoe Mines (President), MK Gold Company (President & CEO) and Morrison Knudsen Corporation (Vice President & Controller, and as CFO to the Mining Group).
COO and Director
Mr. Doug Glaspey, Boise, Idaho, is a metallurgical engineer with 29 years of operating and management experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mineral Processing Engineering and an Associate of Science in Engineering Science. His experience includes production management, planning and directing resource exploration programs, preparing feasibility studies and environmental permitting. Mr. Glaspey has held positions in U.S. Cobalt Inc. (President), Atlanta Gold Corporation of America Inc. (Project Manager), and Black Diamond Corporation (President).
Vice President Project Development
Mr. Kitz, Boise, Idaho, is a registered mechanical engineer who has worked exclusively in the geothermal industry since 1985. He has broad experience and responsibilities that have included PPA negotiation, resource development and optimization, power plant design, construction, and operation, drilling, and transmission. Before joining U.S. Geothermal in 2003, Mr. Kitz spent seven years in the Philippines working as an engineer and in engineering management on Unocal's projects. Mr. Kitz also worked in Indonesia and California on projects at Heber, the Geysers and Salton Sea.
Vice President Engineering
Mr. Cline, Boise, Idaho is a registered Civil Engineer with over 25 years experience developing energy and water resources projects in the western U.S. Prior to joining U.S. Geothermal, Mr. Cline was Manager of Engineering at Ida-West Energy Company, playing a key role developing several hydroelectric and gas-fired generating facilities, and was instrumental in several highly successful hydroelectric facility acquisitions. Prior to 1991, Mr. Cline worked 9 years for the US Bureau of Reclamation where he was involved in engineering, contracting and construction of various water resources related projects in Arizona.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Walker, Toronto, Ontario, is the President and CEO of Northwoods Infrastructure Fund, a North American based US$250 million dollar infrastructure fund with a focus on mid-market investment opportunities. He brings over 30 years of experience in the electric, investment banking and consultancy industries. Throughout his career Mr. Walker has been an advisor to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Falconbridge, Halton Power Projects, and currently US Geothermal. Mr. Walker has a Master of Environmental Studies and a B.Sc. in Urban Studies.
President US Geothermal Services, LLC
Mr. Harriman, Twin Falls, Idaho, has over 10 years of power management experience and has eighteen years of industry experience. Mr. Harriman worked for Black Hills Generation as plant manager of two, ten megawatt cogeneration facilities in southern Idaho. He also spent eight years with Exxon Shipping, and served in the U.S. Coast Guard.