Professional Women in Earth Sciences (PROWESS) Committee

The mission of the PROWESS committee is to increase participation and advancement of women in Earth sciences and the Energy Industry, with an emphasis on education, outreach, support, leadership development, and ultimately retention. The PROWESS Committee will interact with women in Earth Science, their male peers and employers, educational institutions, and professional societies to accomplish this mission.


Barbara A. Tillotson Barbara A. Tillotson Chair 2017-2017
Terra Jane George Terra Jane George Co-Chair 2017-2020 ConocoPhillips
Vernon L. Stefanic Vernon L. Stefanic Director of Administration and Programs 2017-2019 Amer Assoc Petr Geologists
Heather L. LaReau Heather L. LaReau Executive Committee Liaison 2017-2017 Noble Energy Inc
Laura Cutright Zahm Laura Cutright Zahm Committee Manager 2017-2017
Susie Nolen Susie Nolen Staff Liaison 2017-2019 AAPG Administration and Programs
April Stuart April Stuart Staff Liaison 2017-2099 AAPG Foundation
Clara Ifeyinwa Abu MEMBER 2017-2019 WesternGeco
Jeffrey Brooks Aldrich MEMBER 2017-2017 MHA Petroleum Consultants
Edith C. Allison MEMBER 2017-2017 AAPG
Astrid E. Arts MEMBER 2017-2017 Cenovus Energy
Katharine Lee Avary MEMBER 2017-2018
Melody Ann Bechberger MEMBER 2017-2018 ConocoPhillips
Renee Breedlovestrout MEMBER 2017-2019
Tania C. Campbell MEMBER 2017-2018 Occidental Petroleum Ltd.
Amber Conner MEMBER 2017-2018 Battelle
Denise M. Cox MEMBER 2017-2020 Storm Energy
Terra Jane George MEMBER 2017-2019 ConocoPhillips
Robbie Rice Gries MEMBER 2017-2017 Priority Oil & Gas LLC
Autumn Haagsma MEMBER 2017-2018
Amanda G. Haddad MEMBER 2017-2018 BHP Billiton
Denise J. Hills MEMBER 2017-2019 Geological Survey of Alabama
Eve Iversen MEMBER 2017-2018
Amanda Lynne Kern MEMBER 2017-2018 OXY
Marian E. Kramer MEMBER 2017-2020 Chevron
Linda S. Kyle MEMBER 2017-2018 Anadarko
Alison Jean Meininger MEMBER 2017-2017 BENTEK Energy
Jessica Pierson Moore MEMBER 2017-2018 West Virginia Geological Survey
Jessica Moore MEMBER 2017-2017
Maryam Nasizadeh MEMBER 2017-2018
Amy Kathryn Noack MEMBER 2017-2017 AKN Stratigraphic, LLC
Stephanie Nwoko MEMBER 2017-2099 Independent Consulting
Elizabeth S. Petrie MEMBER 2017-2018 Western State Colorado University
Hilary Elizabeth Strong Petrizzo MEMBER 2017-2018 SoCalGas
Anna Sheldon Phelps MEMBER 2017-2019
Marel Alexandra Sanchez MEMBER 2017-2019
Margaret Zoe Smoot MEMBER 2017-2018 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Marie-Stella Sonuga MEMBER 2017-2017 Garnet Energy Services
Vanja M. Stevanovic MEMBER 2017-2018 KIC Oil and Gas Associates, LLC
Shannon Cheree Stover MEMBER 2017-2018 BP
Edna Cecilia Sullivan MEMBER 2017-2017
Barbara A. Tillotson MEMBER 2017-2018
Jennifer Tomblin MEMBER 2017-2018 Oklahoma Water Resources Board
Eryn T. Torres MEMBER 2017-2018 LINN Energy
Kathleen Poole Urbis MEMBER 2017-2018 Silverback Exploration
Ann M. Vasko MEMBER 2017-2018 Consultant
Aimee Ashley Villarreal MEMBER 2017-2018 ConocoPhillips
Hannah Nicole Wasserman MEMBER 2017-2019 ConocoPhillips
Julia Smith Wellner MEMBER 2017-2019 University of Houston
Amanda Miller Williams MEMBER 2017-2019 Transition Geological Consulting Ltd.
Katerina Yared MEMBER 2017-2018 QEP Resources
Laura Cutright Zahm MEMBER 2017-2017



Vern Stefanic Director, Administration & Programs +1 918 560 2657
Susie Nolen Programs Team Leader +1 918 560 2634