Membership Enhancement and Development Drive is going strong. Through
the end of November, 70 new applications have been received, with
43 coming from U.S. societies and 27 from the international regions.
that down, new member applications have been received from 18 societies
and all six international regions.
with the most new applications are Houston, followed by Tulsa, RMAG
and Dallas. The international region with the most new applications
is the Asia/Pacific, followed by Latin America. The contest ends
on May 30.
news, Dan Smith, chairman of the Membership Enhancement and Development
Committee, has named his Section and Region representatives.
Douglas G. Patchen, West Virginia Geological Survey, will lead
in the Eastern Section.
Mallick, Excalibur Consulting, Gulf Coast Section.
D. Cowdery, Wichita, Kan., consultant, Mid-Continent Section.
D. Clarke, City of Long Beach Department of Oil Properties, Pacific
D. Dolly, Houston Exploration Co., Denver, Rocky Mountain Section.
Michael Party, Wagner & Brown Ltd., Midland, Texas, Southwest
Adesida, Shell Petroleum Development, Nigeria, Africa Region.
Datta, Oil & Natural Gas Corp., Dehra Dun, India, Asia/Pacific
Carruthers, Ribbon Creek Resources, Calgary,Canada, Canada Region.
Kiefer, Gaz de France, Lingen, Germany, Europe Region.
Azambuja Filho, Petrobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Latin America
Omar Alamoudi, Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Middle East Region.
will work within their area to ensure that each affiliated society
has an MED team member to assist them in their recruiting efforts.
Contact your representative and organize your society’s recruiting
efforts together. The top individual recruiter award is a trip to
next year’s AAPG international meeting in Cancun, Mexico. There
are six monetary awards to the top three U.S. societies and top
three international regions: $1,250 for first place, $1,000 for
second and $500 for third.
points are given not only for new applicants but for reinstatement
of former memberships -- and even for name referrals in groups of
staff will assist. Contact Donna Riggs 918-560-2612 or
for information and