June 14th Meeting Guest Speaker: Jason Modglin – President, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers
The Alliance is an industry trade association representing over 2,600 individuals and member companies committed to advancing independent operators and the standards of the Texas oil and gas industry. Prior to joining the Alliance, Jason served as Director of Public Affairs for Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick. Previously, he was Chief of Staff for House Energy Resources Chairman Drew Darby. He also served as a policy analyst for Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples. A native of Houston, Jason holds a Master of Public Affairs degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas.
NOMADS April Meeting – Guest Speaker was Wesley Hunt, Candidate for US Congress District 38
Wesley Hunt was born and raised in Houston, TX in a military family and is a proud alumnus of St. John’s School. Upon graduation from St. John’s, Wesley accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point.
In 2004, he received his commission in the U.S. Army and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Leadership and Management with a Field of Study in Mechanical Engineering. After West Point, Wesley spent eight years in the Army as an Aviation Branch Officer and AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter pilot.
Wesley’s service included one combat deployment to Iraq, and two deployments to Saudi Arabia where he served as a Diplomatic Liaison Officer. While in Saudi Arabia, Wesley served as a liaison officer representing the U.S. Government in missions involving the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Corps.
Upon completion of his military service and honorable discharge as a Captain, Wesley attended Cornell University and earned a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) and a Master of Industrial and Labor Relations (M.I.L.R.).
Wesley is a lifelong conservative and is an active member of the community who has dedicated his time in military service and volunteer work to protect our country and improve the Houston area.
Wesley is active in many organizations in the Houston area. He serves on the board of trustees at St. John’s School and has served as a mentor to youth in the community both at MacCormick Juvenile Detention Center and Big Brothers Big Sisters in Austin, TX.
He and his wife Emily have two daughters, Victoria and Olivia.
NOMADS works with other major oil and gas associations and petroleum societies in the Houston area to disseminate knowledge about the international oilfield, to help those seeking jobs in the Energy Industry, and to foster friendships for energy professionals found across a range of disciplines in the international Oil and Gas Industries.
NOMADS holds monthly petroleum society meetings in Houston, Texas. Our members help each other find jobs in the energy industry, opportunities in the international energy industry, and share ideas on the current status of the global oil and gas markets.
If you are an oil and gas professional in the energy industry who is seeking membership in a petroleum society, please contact us or stop by our next oil and gas association meeting in Houston.
We hope to have a representative from your company or project at our next NOMADS event.
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