The Membership Committee focuses on recruitment of new and reinstating members, retention and engagement of current members, and providing the services to our membership that they value.




Wide range of programs, products, and services benefiting not only engineers, but practically every type of professional working in the oil and gas industry

Monthly subscription the Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT)

Opportunities for industry recognition through prestigious awards programs

Discounted member registration to conferences, workshops, and courses

Special member pricing on books and subscriptions to peer-reviewed journals

Access to, one of the industry’s largest online technical libraries allowing you to search, purchase, and download more than 100,000 technical documents from multiple professional societies

Opportunities to present technical papers in a journal or at a conference

Share knowledge with your peers

Build your reputation as an expert

Leadership and volunteer opportunities helping you build industry relationships though service to the society 


Position Name Phone
Chair Kris Pitta 713-366-5238
Past Chair David McCalvin 281-818-7504
Treasurer Xuan VandeBerg
Communications Chair Jessica Badger
Communications Chair Pavitra Sainani
Chapter Liason Mohan Manohar Texas A&M University
Chapter Liason Kris Pitta Texas A&M Prairie View
Chapter Liason Jeanne Perdue UH & HCC
Chapter Liason Bari Gbosi Rice University
Chapter Liason Depesh Patel UH & HCC