Sue Shepley

Area Manager

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Sue's primary focus is providing superior customer service while ensuring protection during construction and blasting projects. She provides blasting and construction vibration monitoring management and design of monitoring programs, as well as providing inspection services in the areas of pre-post blast and construction evaluations for ongoing projects. Additional focus has been in the area of noise levels and community response for impulse noise and continuous sources. The measurement, analysis and reporting of these levels is the focus of the Connecticut office.


BA, Geology, Hope College

MS, Geology, University of Delaware

Graduate Study, Geology, Florida State University

Continuing Education:

  • DuPontĀ® Safety Training for Operations Managers
  • MSHA 30 CFR 46
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1919.120
  • DOT HM-126F Hazardous Materials Transportation

Professional Memberships:

  • International Society of Explosive Engineers
  • New England Society of Explosive Engineers
  • Connecticut Valley Society of Explosive Engineers

Professional Experience:
Sue has extensive experience in the construction and mining industry. Sue is currently the Area Manager of the Connecticut office of GeoSonics, Inc. After earning degrees in geology, she began her career in Houston, Texas, working in the oil and gas industry in exploration and production. Prospecting, drilling, field and office work provided her with the basis for risk management and business decisions. After nearly eight years in Texas, she took her experience and work ethic into the environmental industry at sites throughout New England and the eastern seaboard. Expanding her chemistry and regulatory background, she helped clients develop cost-effective approaches for project termination with approval by regulators, as well as doing field work, drilling, project management and budget development.

Sue joined GeoSonics in 2002, bringing her business background and field experiences to strengthen the New England office by both developing new projects and maintaining the inspection and monitoring clients so important to this office. Sue has also been on the board of the Connecticut Valley Society of Explosive Engineers and currently serves on the board of the New England Society of Explosive Engineers.


Seismograph and Vibration Monitoring Presentation, Connecticut Fire Marshals, 2007

  Sue Shepley


Cheshire, CT

Client Service; Protection

Area Manager