In Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center

September 26-29, 2004

As the host section for the 2004 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, the Gulf Coast Section is looking for volunteers to help with registration, arrangements & high school student tours. All volunteers will receive a day pass for admission to the ATCE (so you can spend a half day volunteering and a half day enjoying the conference). Any SPE member can participate. To volunteer, send your contact information (e-mail address is best), along with the committee and preferred shift to work (for registration & arrangements) to Syd Monroe, or call her at 713-779-9595 ext.610.

Registration Committee

  • Chair: Regina Eco,
  • Volunteers needed: 30-35
  • Shifts available: Sunday evening, then morning or afternoon, Monday-Wednesday. (Sunday workers will get a pass they can use later in the week)
  • What you will do: Provide information and assistance to meeting registrants in the registration area. Temporary personnel will prepare badges, collect money and handle the accounting.

Arrangements Committee

  • Chairman: Volunteer Needed
  • Volunteers needed: 35-40
  • Shifts: Morning or afternoon, Monday-Wednesday during technical sessions
  • What you will do: Meet with other Arrangements committee members in the Speaker Ready room 30 minutes before your assigned session to go over responsibilities.  Be at the technical session room 15 minutes before the session and familiarize yourself with the room. Direct session attendees to available seating. Report technical, ventilation, or other problems to SPE staff.
  • Advantage: You can volunteer to work a session that fits your technical interests. See for details.

High School Student Tours Committee

  • Chair: Jay Graham, Anadarko Petroleum,
  • Volunteers needed: 20+ (goal is one per 10 students & we will limit the tours to only 200 students)
  • Shift: Wednesday morning for tour, then lunch with students
  • What you will do:  Lead a group of high school students & their teacher sponsor on a tour of the technical exhibition. The purpose of the program is to provide an overview of petroleum engineering technology to students with high interest and aptitude in math and science & encourage students to consider college and career opportunities in science and engineering. Then lunch with the students where you will answer questions they might have about the exhibition or careers in engineering.

Janeen Judah
Director Gulf Coast North America Region
Society of Petroleum Engineers Inc.

Real job:
General Manager - Business Planning & Support
ChevronTexaco Energy Technology Company
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