Chris Peterson, Director of Health, Safety, & Environmental Protection and General Site Manager since 2020. Mr. Peterson previously held positions with Comstock Mining ranging from Senior Grade Control Geologist to Director of Mining and Mine Development. Mr. Peterson returns to us from a period in the consulting industry where he was an Environmental Scientist, Air Quality Specialist and Site Management Consultant.
With over 10 years’ background in mining and related disciplines while working in the field, leading research projects, conducting geologic mapping, and supporting ore process and production, Mr. Peterson has held increasingly responsible leadership roles.
Mr. Peterson held positions at Kona Gold LLC and EM Strategies at DeLamar Mining Company. Prior to that, and while previously with Comstock Mining, he oversaw the realignment of Nevada State Route 342, and completion of the Lucerne Underground Project.
Mr. Peterson earned a Bachelor of Science in Geology from California State University; Chico, and a Masters in Geology from Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno, both degrees earned with Honors.