Bereket Derie, Ph.D, P.G., of Georgetown is a licensed professional geoscientist and principal geophysicist with Round Rock Geophysics, LLC. Prior to that, he was geophysics unit head with the Water Resources Department of the Government of Eritrea, geophysicist with AOA Geophysics and the geophysics department manager at Renewable Resource Consultants. He is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, and the Austin Geological Society. Derie received a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Master of Science in Geophysics from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, a Doctor of Philosophy in Geophysics from Loughborough University, UK, and a post graduate diploma in groundwater from Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel. His term is set to expire on February 1, 2027.