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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 and recommendations to the Department of new rules and regulations. 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 meeting dates, times, and locations. All meetings of the Board are open to the public.

The Board will meet on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 9:30 am via conference call. During this call, the Board intends to take formal action to approve qualified license candidates and continuing education courses. While there will be no staff at the Department Headquarters, members of the public who wish to participate in the call may call 1-877-810-9415 and enter access code 369-7020 when prompted. Please continue to check this website for information on future meetings.

The Licensing and Exams webpage can be found at


  • 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
  • Jeffrey Hoffman, NJDEP Representative
  • Richard Dalton, NJDEP Representative
  • Steve Domber, NJDEP Representative

View the Board’s by-laws.

To contact the Board, use the following information:

Mail Code 401-04Q
P.O. Box 420
401 East State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08625


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