Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Company Updates

AADE Lafayette Chapter Announces 2018-2019 Board & Committee Members

The Lafayette Chapter of the American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) has elected its 2018-2019 board and committee members. Members from oil and gas operator and service companies volunteer to serve as members of the AADE board to support drilling education in multiple forms to benefit both industry professionals and students.

AADE Board 2018The 2018-2019 Lafayette Chapter of the American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) board is made up of representatives from area oil and gas companies. This year’s officers and committee members are, front row, from left: Jarrod Suire, secretary, Louisiana CAT; Bryan Leger, second vice president, Premium Oilfield Services; Jude Boudreaux, first vice president, Offshore Energy Services, Inc.; Kristy Bonner, president, Foster Marketing; Sharon Moore, treasurer and national director-at-large, Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. and Rick Farmer, Lafayette steering committee member and national AADE steering committee member, Double R Resources. Back row, from left, are Bruce Jordan, steering committee member, Stokes & Spiehler; Jeffery Svendson, steering committee member, Advanced Logistics, LLC; Rick Voth, steering committee member, Blackhawk Specialty Tools, LLC; Al Wambsgans, steering committee chairman and director emeritus, DC International; and Alden Sonnier, steering committee member and national chapter representative, FDF (Francis Drilling Fluids).

Officers for each AADE chapter are nominated and elected by its general membership. The 2018-2019 elected officers for the AADE Lafayette Chapter are: Kristy Bonner, president, Foster Marketing; Jude Boudreaux, first vice president, Offshore Energy Services, Inc.; Bryan Leger, second vice president, Premium Oilfield Services; Jarrod Suire, secretary, Louisiana CAT; and Sharon Moore, treasurer, Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. “Our committed group of officers and committee members are hard at work to deliver value to the AADE Lafayette Chapter membership by offering informative speakers at our monthly meetings and more during the 2018-2019 session and beyond,” said Kristy Bonner, president of the AADE Lafayette Chapter. “If you haven’t attended an AADE general meeting recently, you are missing out on discussions on important trends in the oil and gas industry.”

The 2018-2019 steering committee tasked with guiding the organization’s efforts includes: Al Wambsgans, steering committee chairman, DC International; Craig Castille, HWCG LLC; Rick Farmer, Double R Resources; Bruce Jordan, Stokes & Spiehler; Alden Sonnier, FDF (Francis Drilling Fluids); Jeffery Svendson, Advanced Logistics, LLC; and Rick Voth, Blackhawk Specialty Tools.

Additionally, several volunteers serve as committee chairs for the AADE Lafayette Chapter and are tasked with specific responsibilities including:

  • Arrangements: Kristy Bonner, Foster Marketing
  • Membership: Brian Leger, Premium
  • Finance: Alden Sonnier, FDF (Francis Drilling Fluids)
  • 5F: Joe Bernard, Pro-T
  • Golf: Joe Bernard, Pro-T
  • Joint industry: Alden Sonnier, FDF (Francis Drilling Fluids)
  • Programs: Jude Boudreaux, Offshore Energy Services
  • Publicity: Kristy Bonner, Foster Marketing
  • Universities and scholarships: Rick Voth, Blackhawk Specialty Tools, LLC
  • Sporting Clays: Jeffery Svendson, Advanced Logistics, LLC
  • ULL liaison: Derrick Daigle, Halliburton; and Bryce Percle, Baker Hughes
  • Nicholls State Liaison: Jeffery Svendson, Advanced Logistics, LLC
  • Director-At-Large: Sharon Moore, Halliburton
  • Chapter Representative to the National: Alden Sonnier, FDF (Francis Drilling Fluids)
  • Website Committee: Sharon Moore, Halliburton; and Kristy Bonner, Foster Marketing
  • Director Emeritus: Jamie Crosby; Doug Keller; and Al Wambsgans, DC International

The AADE Lafayette Chapter holds its general meetings at 11:30 a.m. on the third Monday of each month – unless otherwise specified due to a holiday conflict - at the Petroleum Club in Lafayette, La. Each month, a speaker is invited to present on a topic relevant to the drilling industry. For more information and to register to attend an upcoming event, click here.

We aim to keep you updated weekly with relevant information concerning the Offshore Energy Sector.

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