Rick Green has a B. Sc. in Physics – Honours (1971) and a M. Sc. in Physics (1978), both from the University of Victoria (Victoria, B.C.).
He has been a volunteer with the Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre since 1998 in various positions and as President since 2005. He has also been involved with biathlon as a volunteer official since 1991 and a Board member of Biathlon Alberta and the Alberta Biathlon Club for a number of years. He was the Deputy Chief of Range at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. In addition he was the President of the Coronation Place Condominium Association in Calgary for 3 years.
He is a semi-retired geophysicist who worked with Talisman Energy Inc. in Calgary (1985 – 2009), mostly drilling wells in the Monkman area of NE B. C. He also worked for Amoco Canada Petroleum Company Limited (1978 – 1985) in Calgary, Denver, New Orleans and Houston and the Earth Physics Branch, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources in Mould Bay, NWT and Resolute, NWT (1972 – 1976). He recently worked on contract for Petromanas Energy Inc. on seismic data from Albania (July 2010 – July 2011).
He is particularly interested in seeing the geology of the mountains in the vicinity of the Bow Valley presented to students and the general public.