December 15 is the due date for nominations for 2009 President, At-Large Director, five regional directors, and two technical directors including Central & Southeastern North America Region Director, Rocky Mountain North America Region Director, Mid-Continent North America Region Director, North Sea Region Director, Northern Asia Pacific Region Technical Director, Drilling & Completions Technical Director, Projects, Facilities & Construction.

Information on the nomination and election process can be found on the SPE website at,,1104_1820,00.html.

SPEI members are invited to submit nominations for 2009 President and At-Large Director. Nomination forms are available on the website noted above and can be submitted directly to Katie Simonds of the SPE staff ( or Fax: +1.972.952.9435). The deadline for receipt of President and At-Large Director nominations is 15 December.

Nominations for Regional and Technical Directors are coordinated by the incumbent Directors in each position who also serve on the Nominating Committee. If there is an individual whom you believe would be a good candidate, please contact that incumbent Director. Regional and technical nominating committees will be convening in the first week of December to consider candidates.