Andy Sabin is the U.S. Navy’s Subject Matter Expert (SME) for geothermal systems. He was the Director of the Navy’s Geothermal Program Office (GPO), CA, from 2008-2013 during which time he oversaw management of the Coso geothermal field and exploration of geothermal systems on select DoD installations in the western U.S. and abroad. As SME, Andy provides technical oversight in geothermal exploration, resource management and R&D and assists in strategic planning for GPO. His 30+ years of experience in earth sciences also includes work in minerals, environmental investigations and education. Andy earned degrees from the U. Maryland (BA, American Studies and BS, Geology), U. Pittsburgh (MSc, Geology) and the Colorado School of Mines (PhD, Economic Geology). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Geothermal Resources Council (President, 2019-2020) and the International Geothermal Association (2017-2023) and is a Trustee of the Colorado Springs School (2020-2022).