Kevin Bohacs is a sedimentologist and stratigrapher recently retired from ExxonMobil in Houston, TX, who has taught first-aid and field operations safety for more than 50 years. He co-authored AAPG’s best-selling text on Field Safety and taught Field Safety Leadership more than 40 times in more than a dozen countries around the world. He serves as an American Red Cross Instructor Trainer in emergency response, CPR/AED, and water safety.
He has volunteered and worked as a firefighter, paramedic, disaster response leader, lifeguard, water safety instructor, and camp director. Kevin is an Eagle Scout and Scoutmaster. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BSc (Honors) in Geology and earned a ScD in Experimental Sedimentology from M.I.T. He joined Exxon Production Research Company in 1981 and has conducted fieldwork and scientific and safety training on six continents and in more than 42 countries. He has been honored with numerous outstanding instructor awards and is an Honorary Member of AAPG and a fellow of the Geological Society of America, Royal Geographical Society, and The Explorers Club.