Young Professionals Membership Committee

The mission of the AAPG Young Professional Committee is to: Foster a challenging and successful career in the energy business for recent college graduates and early career geoscientists. Build an understanding of the value of a lasting relationship between AAPG and young professional members. Accomplishing this mission will require: Open communication with students about careers in earth science. Identifying and serving early career needs of young geoscientists. Offering opportunities for networking, career guidance, learning, and enhancing professional competence.


Aisha Abdullah Aisha Abdullah Al-Bulushi Young Professional Middle East Region Lead
Jon Jon Allen Young Professional Vice-Chair
Josh Josh Hickman Young Professional Eastern Section Lead
Drew Drew Kreman Young Professional Mid-Continent Section Lead
Nick Nick Lagrilliere Chair, Young Professionals Committee
Ryan Ryan Lemiski Young Professional Canada Region Lead
Hannah Hannah McKay Young Professiona Gulf Coast Section Lead
Samuel Samuel McLay Young Professional European Region Lead
Nicole “Nikki” Nicole “Nikki” Morris Young Professional Southwest Section Lead
Akintunde Akintunde Okuboyejo Young Professional Africa Region Lead
Reetu Reetu Ragini Young Professional Asia-Pacific Region Lead
Antonio Antonio Velasquez Young Professional Latin America Region Lead
Julian Julian Whitley Young Professional Rocky Mountain Section Lead