Garry Getz

Garry Getz

Senior Geologist P: 937-236-8805 x239 E:

Garry Getz is the Senior Geologist of the Aggregate Petrography Section for Bowser-Morner, Inc., Dayton, Ohio corporation headquarters.  He is responsible for the day to day deleterious examination of aggregate materials involving crushed stone, gravel and sand using ASTM Standards and Corps of Engineers procedures. Garry is also a member of Bowser-Morner's Consulting Geology Group.

Garry began his career with Bowser-Morner in 1975 after graduating from Wright State University, where he attained a BS degree in geology. Prior to his current position with Bowser-Morner, Inc. he worked in a variety of positions involving soils, environmental science and drilling. Garry also spent eight years in the oilfields in Texas and Oklahoma, working with Western Geophysical in their Vibroseis program and Geological Logging Company for well site drilling. Additionally, Garry also worked for several mining companies; American Aggregates, Martin Marietta Materials and Shelly Materials dealing with environmental and geological issues.

Due to Garry’s background, he was appointed three different times by Governor Taft and Governor Strickland to the Ohio Geology Advisory Committee. This is a seven member panel created to help advise the state geologist on geological, budgetary and mapping issues throughout the state. Garry represented industrial minerals of Ohio. During the last two years on the committee, he was asked by the state geologist to rewrite the state’s brochure on the Flint Ridge area which now supports his name.

Garry has extensive field experience. He has helped manage and had oversight on the field collection of samples on numerous drilling projects in surrounding states. Garry also managed the field collection of samples of a large project on both Lake Erie and Lake Ontario for the Corps of Engineers and also for an underground mine expansion in Batavia, Ohio.

Garry's extensive work led to the presentation of the "Rocky" Award in 2023 to recognized his outstanding contributions and support of the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) and the aggregates industry.

Much of Garry’s free time is devoted to researching local and family history, wood working and spending time with family. Garry is also an avid mineral collector and volunteers at numerous rock and mineral shows within the region performing mineral identification.


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