On June 14, Energy Workforce & Technology Council relaunched the Oklahoma Chapter with a steering committee meeting to discuss chapter scope and future plans. The chapter will be chaired by Dustin Anderson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Kimray.
“Kimray values our Energy Workforce membership because of the education and leadership development resources provided to our company. I look forward to working with the Chapter to expanding what the Energy Workforce offers nationally through trainings, advocacy and scholarships locally in Oklahoma.”Dustin Anderson, Kimray
Energy Workforce CEO Leslie Beyer and COO Molly Determan provided an overview of the association and how the chapters can align their activities for greater impact.
“Oklahoma is an energy powerhouse region, and we are very excited to relaunch the Oklahoma chapter,” Beyer said. “We look forward to working with the Chapter to develop programs of interest to Energy Workforce Members and specifically for the Oklahoma Chapter in education and workforce.”
Energy Workforce Chapters build strategic relationships with regional stakeholders and hold regional membership meetings with executive-level speakers from leading exploration and production companies. Additionally, Chapters raise money for the Energy Workforce scholarship program.
With the addition of the Oklahoma chapter, Energy Workforce has 15 regional chapters and two international chapters, including the Latin America Chapter and the Middle East Chapter. Regional chapters include the Appalachian Basin, California, Four Corners, Gulf Coast, Kansas, Mississippi, Natchez, North Texas, Oklahoma, Panhandle/Tri-State, Permian Basin, Rocky Mountain, South Louisiana, South Texas and Williston Basin.
For more information on joining or leading a Chapter, contact COO Molly Determan.
Corry Schiermeyer, Senior Director Communications, writes about governmental policies for the Energy Workforce & Technology Council. Click here to subscribe to the Energy Workforce newsletter, which highlights sector-specific issues, best practices, activities and more.