CSUB's Dr. Jan Gillespie to Speak at Chapter Meeting January 18 at Hodel's
Don't miss our next chapter meeting on January 18 at Hodel's. Dr. Jan Gillespie, professor of geosiences at CSUB and a senior research scientist fo the USGS, will be our speaker. Dr. Gillespie will discuss the sources of usable oilfield produced water and its potential benefits on our local water supply. Thanks to Insight Environmental Consultants, Inc. (a Trinity Consultants Company) for sponsoring the January meeting. Go to the meeting page for more information or to register for the January meeting.
Applications Now Accepted for School Grants and College Scholarships; Deadline for Applications is February 24
Applications for 2016-17 School Grants and College Scholarships now are available. The deadline for all appplications is February 24, 2017. Go to the Grants and Scholarships page for information and applications forms (available as both Word documents and PDF files). The Golden Empire Chapter awarded $8,085 in school grants and scholarships for 2016, with six students receiving a total of $4,000 in college scholarships and nine local schools receiving grants amounting to $4,085.
Congratulations to our 2017 Board
The Chapter has elected the following to serve on the 2017 Board:
Terry Bartz (Frito-Lay), Chairman
Ahsley Dahlstom (Chevron), Vice Chair
Amanda Plunkett (Kern County), Treasurer
Jeremiah Cravenx (Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District), Secretary
Kyle Sierra (ERM), 1-Year Director (Membership Chair)
Carl Lam (Chevron), 2-Year Director
Wunna Aung, (Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District), 3-Year Director
Brenda Turner (Project Clean Air), Webmaster
Cal Stead (Borton Petrini, LLP), Past Chair
Chapter Celebrated 25th Annual Technical Conference Oct. 18 at Aera
The AWMA Golden Empire Chapter's 25th Annual Technical Conference was October 18 at Aera Energy. Thank you to all of our attendees, sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers who helped to make this event a success. Conference presentations now are posted and can be accessed by going to the Conference Schedule and clicking on the links for each presenter.
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|Thanks to AWMA Technical Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors
Our annual Technical Conference is the Golden Empire Chapter's primary fund-raising activity. All proceeds go to fund scholarships for college students and grants for teachers and their class.
The contributions made by our sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers made the 2016 Technical Conference a great success. The logos of the 2016 Sponsors and Exhibitors can be viewed here.
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