Ms. Dinah Shumway of Apple Valley is the representative for non-renewable resources on the council. A registered consulting geologist and principal in a economic geology/mining consulting company. Ms. Shumway has a master's degree in geology from Dartmouth College with an undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach. Ms. Shumway is also a member of Geological Society of America, Inland Geological Society, California Mining Association, and Mojave Desert Mining Advisory Council. She is an active member of the California Chapter of Women in Mining, and is committed to educating the public, elected officials and lead agency staff about the importance of minerals in our society.