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C. Dan Stears, NACE Cathodic Protection Specialist

VP of Corrosion Control Engineering

Anchorage

Meet dan

Dan has more than 35 years of experience in all aspects of cathodic protection mitigation. Dan has been working on corrosion control projects in Alaska since 1984, in Hawaii since 2004, and in Montana/North Dakota since 2005. He is technically competent in state and federal regulations, as well as industry standards and recommended practices. Dan has provided expert legal testimonies on a variety of corrosion control issues. He has also served as a technical expert in Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) audits and in NOPV/Safety Orders issues as well as he has provided expert testimony before the US Congress on corrosion control issues. Dan is competent in cathodic protection and coatings activities, technically analyzing and/or developing corrosion control programs, proficient at preparing and administering construction documents and contracts, and efficient at planning, coordinating, and supervising contractors and consultants.

Professional Organizations/Certifications

  • NACE International.
  • NACE Certified Cathodic Protection Specialist #3527.
  • NACE Alaska – Past Section Chairman.

Publications

  • Field Program On The Use Of Coupons To Monitor Cathodic Protection Of An Underground Pipeline.
  • Laboratory Study On The Use Of Coupons To Monitor Cathodic Protection Of An Underground Pipeline.

Education

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Montana State University.