Ian has been a member of YPNG since 2013 and joined the board as Outdoors Director in 2018. Born and raised in the California Central Valley, he spent many summers and winters in the Sierras with his family and developed an appreciation for fishing, hiking and skiing. He graduated from Fresno State University in 2004 with a B.S. in Geomatics Engineering and began a career in land surveying. Starting out at an Penfield & Smith Engineers & Surveyors, he attained a Professional Land Surveying license in 2007 and established himself as a flexible and versatile asset in community development, energy and environmental remediation projects. He continues to expand his abilities at Stantec Consulting and became an FAA certified UAS remote pilot in 2017.
Wether for business or leisure, Ian always enjoys spending time Outdoor and is an avid runner, cyclist, hiker, camper and backpacker. You can spot him at the monthly socials, on the softball fields, and at the monthly hikes.