Candidate for Vice President | Scott Sechrist

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Scott Sechrist

During more than 40 years of industry experience, the HGS has always been there to support me in my career. For Geoscientists of all ages and skill levels, I have observed the HGS to always be the Number One source for Networking; with the highest quality Technical Meetings and Continuing Education presentations in the industry.

As an HGS member, I have volunteered through the years in a wide range of events: working at the registration table for Luncheon and Dinner meetings, stuffed convention bags, participated in Science Fair judging, volunteered at Shrimp Peels and Golf Tournaments, learned how to shoot Skeet and helped to promote the HGS Fishing Tournament, provided liaison with other local geoscience societies, was honored to serve on the HGS Board of Directors and serve as Vice President in 2020-2021.

As an Emeritus member of HGS, I am convinced that it is my duty to contribute further to the ongoing success of the Houston Geological Society. In humble recognition of all the benefits HGS membership has provided to me, I would be honored to serve my fellow Houston Geological Society members as Vice President. My first priority will always be to continue the HGS tradition of providing outstanding technical content, to benefit the entire HGS membership. I thank you for your consideration and would appreciate your vote.

Education:
Houston Community College, Houston, TX. Post Baccalaureate Courses 1985-86, for University of Houston / MS Geology program.
S. F. Austin State Univ., Nacogdoches, TX. Bachelor of Arts Degree 1975- 1977 Electronic Communication R-T-F / Marketing
Southwest TX State Univ., San Marcos, TX. Bachelor of Arts Degree 1972-1974 Geography / Remote Sensing
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX.  Baccalaureate Courses, 1970-1972 Geology / Geography

Professional Affiliations:
American Association of Petroleum Geologists                  DPA C.P. Geologist #6065; C.P. Geophysicist #90
House of Delegates Member, 2019-2021                                                                           
Society of Exploration Geophysicists   SEG / OTC Oral & Poster Session Judge                                                                       
Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists  Continuing Education Committee, Houston                                           
Houston Geological Society    Vice President 2019-2020
Board of Directors, Shrimp Peel Committees                             
Geophysical Society of Houston                            Electronic Publications, Publicity Committees                                                                  

Experience:
2015-present Acoustic Geoscience Consulting – Multiple Clients in the Gulf Coast and Permian Basin
2014-2015 Grand Gulf Energy Geophysical Consultant
2012-2014 Subsurface Consultants / Noble Energy Deepwater Geophysical Consultant
2006-2011 Subsurface Consultants / Knowledge Reservoir Multiple Clients – Domestic and International
2002-2005 Calpine Natural Gas – Senior Geophysicist
2002-2002 JM Huber Geophysical Consultant
1997-2001 Panaco, Inc. Chief Geophysicist
1985-1996 Acoustic Exploration, Inc
1980-1984 Seiscom Delta United, Petty-Ray Geophysical
1978-1979 Bendix Field Engineering / DOE NURE Program