United States Permafrost Association

Cathy Wilson
President Elect
John Thornley
Past President
John Zarling
Susan Wilson
Peppi Croft
Board Members
Torsten Mayrberger
Jessica Ernakovich
Michelle Walvoord
Anna Wagner
PYRN Representative:
Helena Bergstedt
IPA Executive Committee
Frederick "Fritz" Nelson
IPA Representative
Kevin Schaefer
Ed Yarmak

US Permafrost Association
PO Box 750141
Fairbanks, AK

Frozen Ground
Frozen Ground 2019

USPA Educational Programs Overview
USPA-PYRN Educational Fund (UPEF)
USPAThe USPA-PYRN Educational Fund (UPEF) was established to promote cooperative efforts between the USPA and the Permafrost Young Researchers Network (PYRN). The purpose of the UPEF fund is to promote education on science and engineering issues related to permafrost. A focus of these activities is the promotion of students entering into fields of interest related to permafrost. read more »
USPA Permafrost Engineering Education Program (PEEP)
USPAPEEP will address the sustaining need for practical engineering solutions related to buildings, roads, and other public infrastructure in Alaska and Arctic Regions. It will continue the successful legacy started by the Permafrost Technology Foundation in its focus of providing permafrost engineering solutions and standards in the public domain. read more »