Committees

 

2017 TAMU-SPE ORG CHART

Professional Development Board:

Conferences

The Conferences Committee is responsible for planning and coordinating member attendance to professional events external to the student chapter.

Technical Development

The Technical Development Committee is responsible for planning events that enhance technical proficiency of the student body, including software trainings and certifications, field visits, and other activities as determined by the committee.

Career Development

The Career Development Committee is responsible for identifying and planning professional development opportunities for members. Events include the Career Enhancement Event, Leadership Workshop, mock interviews, resume workshops, and other events as determined by the committee.

Petrobowl Committee

The Petrobowl Committee is responsible for selecting and organizing a team to represent Texas A&M during at the International PetroBowl Competition taking place during the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE). Preparation includes study sessions, participation in regional qualifiers, TAMU-SPE Petrobowl Competition, and other events determined by the committee.

Marketing Board:

Media

The Media Committee is responsible for branding and promoting the chapter and its events, both internally and externally. Internally, through the chapter website, social media accounts, and photographic documentation of events. Externally, through communications with petroleum-related departments at Texas A&M University, SPE Gulf Coast Section, and SPE International.

The Well Log

The Well Log Committee will be responsible for publishing a digital newsletter to keep students informed on activities within the chapter and the industry.

Merchandise

The Merchandise Committee is responsible for creating and selling TAMU-SPE apparel and other branded items to the student body and alumni.

Public Relations Board:

Philanthropy

The Philanthropy Committee is responsible for planning volunteering events throughout the year and organizing donation campaigns for local charities. The committee will provide the opportunity for SPE members to engage in various activities, including Big Event, Glow 5k, Habitat for Humanity, Relay for Life, Special Olympics, Scotty’s House, and any other events which encourage the positive participation of students in the community.

External Affairs

The External Affairs Committee is responsible for developing relationships and collaboration with organizations on campus and nationwide. It acts as a liaison between TAMU-SPE and the Student Engineers’ Council [SEC], other engineering departments, other professional student organizations, the SPE Gulf Coast Section, and other SPE student chapters. This committee will further represent TAMU-SPE in SEC general meetings and sponsored events such as Engineering EXPO, FAME and TREC conferences.

Recruitment

The Recruitment Committee is responsible for actively recruiting and encouraging member participation in the student chapter. Activities include raising interest about petroleum engineering among general engineering freshmen, host department tours for visiting and prospective students, organize SPE’s participation in Aggieland Saturday and recognizing and inspiring active members within TAMU-SPE.

Outreach

The Outreach Committee is responsible for fostering positive publicity of the oil and gas industry through active engagement and continuing education in our community. The committee regularly visits local elementary and high schools, hosts lecture series on the role of oil and gas in today’s community and holds cross organizational discussions on how to safely integrate oil and gas into societies future.

Networking Board:

Hospitality & Tailgating

The Hospitality & Tailgating Committee is responsible for organizing SPE tailgates for home football games. In addition, it will be responsible for ordering meals for SPE General Meetings, SPE Lunch & Learns, and other special SPE events.

Social & Sport

The Social & Sport Committee is responsible for planning networking events that enhance professional relations between students and industry. Activities include the annual Paintball Tournament, SPE intramural sports teams, SPE Christmas party, Welcome Back BBQ, Crawfish Boil, and other activities as determined by the committee.

DVG Golf Tournament

The DVG Golf Tournament Committee is responsible for planning and executing the annual golf tournament held in the spring semester. The committee is in charge of reserving a date and venue, request sponsorship, order prizes and items, and general logistics on the day of the event. Funds are allocated for student scholarships.

Sporting Clays Tournament

The Sporting Clays Tournament Committee is responsible for planning and executing the annual sporting clay tournament held in the fall semester. The committee is in charge of reserving a date and venue, request sponsorship, order prizes and items, and general logistics on the day of the event.

Fishing Tournament

The Fishing Tournament Committee will be responsible for planning and executing the annual fishing tournament held in the spring semester. The committee is in charge of reserving a date and venue, request sponsorship, order prizes and items, and general logistics on the day of the event.