Current Employer: President/CEO/Professional Geologist, CWD, Vista Geoscience LLC, 130 Capital Drive, Suite C, Golden, CO 80401, (303) 277-1694
John Fontana is a Certified Professional Geologist, a licensed and NGWA Certified Well Driller (CWD), and serves as President/CEO and owner of Vista GeoScience LLC. Vista is a Golden, Colorado, based service company that provides advanced site characterization and in-situ remediation services to the environmental consulting and engineering industries. He oversees all operations including environmental drilling (Geoprobe®), injection remediation services, soil gas investigations, and High-Resolution Site Characterization (HRSC) services. John pioneered and introduced many of these services in the Rocky Mountain region and has supervised many Triad type environmental site characterizations and remediation projects at major DOD, DOE, landfills, and other industrial sites across the country.
John has served on the Board of Directors, and as President, Past President, and currently as Treasurer of CEMS. He is also a member of CGWA, CWWCA, NGWA, AAPG, AEG, RMAG, RMAEP, SAME, and SWANA. He served on the EPA Scientific Advisory Board on Hydraulic Fracturing and has also provided expert testimony in the area of stray gas (methane) migration issues. John earned his BS degree in Geology, Oceanography and Physics from Humboldt State University.
John’s 35+ years of experience includes geochemical exploration, well site geology, environmental site investigations, direct-push technology, in-situ remediation design and implementation, acquisition and analysis of soil gas for trace components, environmental baseline studies, trace level natural gas and atmospheric gases, and environmental contaminant sampling and analysis, forensic analysis, statistical data analysis and interpretation of trace element data, as well as technical and business management of these services.
John lives in the southwest Denver metro area in the Ken-Caryl Valley with his wife, Keiko Fontana. He also enjoys time with his daughter Christina, a graduate of CSU and soon to be MA graduate of Yale, and son David, a Biology BS graduate of CSU (GO RAMS!). He volunteered as Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop 47 where he enjoyed backpacking, camping and canoeing in the Rocky Mountains while teaching leadership and outdoor skills to young men. He still enjoys skiing, boating, fishing and hiking in Colorado, as well as the occasional Rockies game! John also enjoys Skiing and is a long time SCUBA Diver as well.
You can link up with John at http://www.linkedin.com/in/johnvfontana
JOHN V. FONTANA, PG, CWD
VISTA GEOSCIENCE LLC;
130 Capital Drive, Suite C, Golden, Colorado 80401
Work Phone: 303-277-1694,