Members of the International Tailings Reclamation Technical Division


Dennis NeumanDennis Neuman
Assoc. Ed. Jasmr
3502 Parkway Ave
Bozeman, MT 59718
(936) 468-2127

The following is a member listing of those who have selected Tailings Reclamation as a technical division of interest.

Abranovic, David
Alexander, Robert
Anderson, Tim
Ballek, Leonard
Bays, Duane
Behum, Paul
Bengson, Stuart
Bennett, Daryle
Bennett, Marty
Billeter, Mitchell
Bowman, Thomas
Bromley, John
Butler, Barbara
Church, Taylor
Conrad, Paul
Cude, Seth
Dallaire, Kara
Danehy, Tim
Daniels, Walter
Darmody, Robert
Eger, Paul
Ernst, Karina
Faulkner, Ben
Favorito, Jessica
Ferreira, James
Franzman, Rio
Fulton, Stephanie
Gaughan, John
Geidel, Gwendelyn
Gonzalez, Libia
Gray, Richard
Greenwald, Edward
Hager, Jonathan
Hamai, Takaya
Hamilton, Schuyler
Harper, Jarvis
Harvey, Kevin
Haywood, Adam
Horbaczewski, Jan
Huang, Longbin
Hugo, Justin
Jennings, Stuart
Johnston, Christopher
Kastens, Marilyn
Klopf, Sara
Kreitzer, Sarah
Kreman, Craig
Krippaehne, Bill
Kuhn, Alan
LaBar, Julie
Laviena, Rajan
LeCroy, Anthony
Leroux, Adam
Lindbeck, Keith
McDonald, Louis
Morrison, Jesse
Mullennex, Ron
Neuman, Dennis
O'kane, Mike
Owens, Matthew
Palmer, Kelsea
Parker, Melanie
Paschke, Mark
Perry, Michael
Plantenberg, Patrick
Polster, David
Reisinger, Robert
Rovder, Ashley
Schafer, Lindsey
Shoemaker, Staci
Spencer, John
Steinberg, Rebecca
Stewart, Robert
Tang, Zepei
Teichert, Candice
Theisen, Marc
Thomas, Jane
Thomas, Robert
Tomkowski, Kevin
Trun, Nancy
Valkanas, Michelle
Van Scoyoc, Melissa
Walker, William
Walsh, Kathryn
Wasley, Dustin
Weigand, David
Wildman, Claire
Woodrum, John
Yarkosky, Robert
Zimmerman, Clint


The International Tailing Reclamation Technical Division of ASMR includes professionals and academics involved in aspects of mining that are interested in, or are involved with, reclamation of mill tailings including fine slurry materials and other mineral wastes related to the beneficiation of minerals.

Scope and Objectives:

  1. To promote the successful reclamation of tailing impoundments and related mine waste environs.
  2. To provide a forum for discussion and exchange of information of information dealing with tailing reclamation.
  3. To assure our profession is involved in reclamation regulation, planning, implementation, and enforcement.
  4. To inform the public of the need for sustainable mining, opportunities, reclamation successes, and environmental benefits as a result of modern reclamation.
  5. To cooperate with other ASMR Technical Divisions to further our common goal.
  6. To promote the involvement of young professionals involved with tailing reclamation through education and the exchange of ideas.

Special committees may be established for special programs and duties on an as-needed basis.

Chair's Responsibilities:

  1. Promote tailing reclamation programs at the annual ASMR conference.
  2. Review technical papers submitted for the annual ASMR conference.
  3. Chair the ITRTD business meeting.
  4. Participate in the annual TD business meeting.
  5. Serve as a conduit for information exchange among the member of the ITRTD and with the NEC.
  6. Arrange for chair replacement when stepping down.


  • 2015 (This Technical Division met with the Soils and Overburden this year)