Public Outreach Committee

The function of the Committee on Public Outreach is to develop means of informing the public about geology in general and petroleum geology in particular, and to report successful projects to AAPG's affiliated societies.

Heather L. LaReau Heather L. LaReau Executive Committee Liaison 2015-2017 Noble Energy, Inc.
Laura Cutright Zahm Laura Cutright Zahm Committee Manager 2011-2017
Edith C. Allison Edith C. Allison Staff Liaison 2012-2016 AAPG
David Curtiss David Curtiss Staff Liaison 2012-2016 AAPG
Denise M. Cox MEMBER 2013-2016 Storm Energy
Patrick James Gooding MEMBER 2013-2016 University of Kentucky/Kentucky Geological Survey
Committee Resources
The resources highlighted here are just a few on the many excellent, up-to-date reports and presentations available from the API website. Visit and evaluate these fro your Public Outreach needs, and investigate the rest of the site for many more exciting outreach resources.
This resource is appropriate for middle and high school students and teachers, as well as the general public.  It provides a realistic assessment the “pros” and “cons” of nonrenewables and renewables. 

This resource is ideal for younger audiences. It presents information that will be new to grade-school audiences, and can generate a lot of questions.

This resource is appropriate for middle and high school students and teachers, as well as the general public.