|Volunteer Pilot Based in Washington|
98221, United States
About George Simchuk
George Simchuk has spent four decades in the mining industry in positions ranging from Mine Shift Foreman for the Anaconda Company to President and CEO of Pathfinder Mines Corp. Expert across all phases of operations and engineering as well as corporate development, George Simchuk possesses a strong track record in the mining, processing, and marketing of uranium, gold, copper, iron, coal, and phosphate.
2006 – Present
Conservation groups in Central America
George Simchuk flies on both the Atlantic and Pacific coastlines of the continent.
His volunteer work also includes assisting people suffering with cancer who cannot afford transportation to their respective clinics for regular treatment.
The organization, Angel Flight, is national and accepts only pilots with sufficient hours and demonstrated flight skills in weather and non-weather flying. George Simchuk was fortunate to be accepted as one of their pilots. He volunteers as much as he can afford, from a financial standpoint, to fly to the patient’s home town and transporting them to their clinic. The entire cost of the flight is born by the pilot. It is among the most rewarding work that George Simchuk has been involved in.
01/1/2005 — 09/1/2006
Glamis Gold Inc.
George Simchuk enjoyed Forty years in the Mining industry holding challenging and responsible positions beginning as a Mine Shift Foreman for the Anaconda Company in Chile to President and C.E.O. for Pathfinder Mines Corp. George Simchuk’s experience includes domestic and international mine development and operations with management positions held in operations, engineering and the corporate office. Experience and knowledge has been achieved at various phases; including mining, processing, and marketing of uranium, gold, copper, iron, coal and phosphate.
09/06/1957 — 06/01/1963
Washington State University
BS Mining Engineering
Letterman award for skiing: President of Freshman Class.
WSU helps you develop the new skills you need to thrive as an engineer in a globally competitive workplace. You'll study scientific and mathematical principles, and then creatively apply them in finding solutions to society's needs in energy, transportation, the environment, and health. Students work in teams to gain hands-on understanding of engineering concepts while they interact with world-class faculty. The experience-enhanced education you receive at WSU prepares you to jump right into your engineering career when you graduate.
Investment management, Reading, Golf, Flying, Ski Racing, Scuba Diving, Trekking, and exploring ancient cultures.
Groups / Organizations:
Angel Flight Volunteer, Transporting cancer patients from their domicile to cancer clinics, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Red Cross, Goodwill.