Congratulations to Mike Hylland who was named the 2009 UGS Employee of the Year. Mike has worked for the UGS for 16 years and does an extraordinary job balancing duties as technical editor and geologic researcher. Mike is quite knowledgeable and professional, and his work ethic and demeanor are exemplary. As a patient, positive, and well-rounded reviewer, he strives for consistency and thoroughness, but is also flexible and willing to look at an author’s particular viewpoint. His ongoing contributions to fault studies in northern Utah and maintenance of the Quaternary fault database are long-lasting. Overall, Mike’s excellent technical skills and great temperament make him the perfect UGS role model.
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