State Well Drillers
and Pump Installers Examining and Advisory Board
The “State Well Drillers and Pump Installers Examining and Advisory Board” is comprised of nine members, whose duties include review and modification of licensing examinations, certification of examination applicants and of the results of the examinations, formulation of new rules and regulations and recommendations to the Department. The Board also advises the Department regarding any enforcement actions or complaints against any licensed well drillers or pump installers, and may make recommendations to the Commissioner regarding the suspension or revocation of the license of any well driller or pump installer.
View a list of 2024 meeting dates, times, and access information. All meetings of the Board are open to the public.
The Licensing and Exams webpage can be found at www.state.nj.us/dep/watersupply/g_boards_le.html
- Art Becker, Chairman, Master Well Driller
- Gary Poppe, Vice Chairman, Master Well Driller
- Joseph Yost, Master Well Driller
- F. Gordon Craig, Licensed Well Driller
- David Lyman, Pump Installer
- Eric S. Hoffmann, Public Member
- Steve Domber, NJDEP Representative
- Richard Dalton, NJDEP Representative
- Vacant, NJDEP Representative
View the Board’s by-laws.
There is an upcoming vacancy on the NJ State Well Drillers and Pump Installers Examining and Advisory Board (Board). The vacancy, as stipulated by the New Jersey Subsurface and Percolating Waters Act (N.J.S.A. 58:4A-4.1 et seq.) and the Well Construction and Maintenance; Sealing of Abandoned Wells Rule (N.J.A.C. 7:9D), is to be filled by an individual who is not licensed as a well driller or pump installer, not employed by the State, and does not have a financial interest in the well drilling/pump installation trade. Full details on this posting and how to apply for it can be found here: Board Vacancy Posting.
To contact the Board, use the following information:
Mail Code 401-04Q
P.O. Box 420
401 East State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08625