Christian Sifford, GIT

Staff Geologist
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Christian earned his bachelor’s degree in geology with a focus on slope stability from Portland State University in 2019. He started at MFA as a field technician as part of the cleanup of the properties affected by the 2020 wildfires. Christian is now a staff geologist based out of Bellingham, Washington. His work includes conducting…

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Who is Christian Sifford, GIT?

Christian earned his bachelor’s degree in geology with a focus on slope stability from Portland State University in 2019. He started at MFA as a field technician as part of the cleanup of the properties affected by the 2020 wildfires. Christian is now a staff geologist based out of Bellingham, Washington. His work includes conducting soil, sediment, and groundwater sampling; installing and developing groundwater monitoring wells; research and allocation support for environmental site history; drilling and excavation oversight; surveying hazardous building materials; and preparing environmental reports.

In his free time, Christian enjoys backcountry Nordic skiing at Mount Baker, kayaking in Bellingham Bay, and off-roading with his dog Merle in the passenger seat.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Geology, Portland State University

Certifications

Geologist in Training: Oregon No. T2687

40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operation Training

AHERA-Accredited Asbestos Building Inspector No. 182405