Josh Richardson

Chevron
100 Northpark Blvd
Covington, LA 70447
Email: JRichardson at chevron.com

Joshua Richardson graduated from Michigan Technological University after earning degrees in Geophysics, with a focus on studying the natural seismic emissions of glaciers and volcanoes and the underlying processes sourcing these signals. He began working for Chevron doing geophysical work on the Shelf operated out of Lafayette, LA, and currently supports several Chevron deepwater assets located in the Gulf of Mexico, operated out of Covington, LA.



Ken Reynolds

Retired Chevron
Email: reynoldsken29 at gmail.com



Ellen Clark

Chevron North America Exploration and Production
100 Northpark Blvd
Covington, LA 70433
Tel 985-773-6427
Email EllenClark@chevron.com

Ellen Clark is a graduate of the University of New Orleans with a BS degree in Geology and a MS in Geophysics. She began her career with Texaco in 1997 as a development geologist working on the shelf in the Gulf of Mexico.

In 2002, shortly after the merger with Chevron, she was assigned to the DeepWater Exploration Team as a technical Geophysicist where she was responsible for processing seismic data and building velocity models for prestack depth migrations. Following that assignment, Ellen returned to the shelf as a technical Geophysicist.

For the last ten years, Ellen has worked on the DeepWater Asset Development group responsible for several fields. She is currently working as a Senior Staff Geophysicist for the Geophysics Technical Services Team.



Eric Zimmerman

LLOG
1001 Ochsner Boulevard
Suite 200
Covington, Louisiana 70433
Tel: (985) 801-4338

E-Mail: ericz at llog.com

Eric Zimmermann is the 1st Vice President/University Liaison for the society and is a former President, Vice President, and University Liaison of the SGS. Eric is currently the VP of Geology at LLOG and has focused on deepwater exploration for most of his career.

Ken Reynolds

Retired Chevron
Email: reynoldsken29 at gmail.com

Leah Grassi

Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company
100 Northpark BLVD
Covington, LA 70433
Tel: 985-773-1790
leahgrassi at chevron.com

Leah Grassi moved from Miami, FL to New Orleans, LA where she studied Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of New Orleans. She earned both her B.S. and M.S. in this field. After graduation, she began her career at Chevron, where she is a Geologist working in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico on the Perdido team. Leah enjoys spending her free time with friends and family, listening to live music and indulging in the great food for which New Orleans is renowned.



Erik Everson

Chevron
100 Northpark Blvd
Covington, LA 70447
Email: erik.everson at chevron.com

Erik Everson earned his in BS degrees in Geology and Geophysics from the University of Minnesota in 2008 and completed his Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University of Wyoming in 2014. Following graduate school, Erik joined Chevron in the Gulf of Mexico business unit working on the technical geophysics team in Covington, LA.

Erik has worked in seismic data acquisition, processing, and interpretation from the near surface to the crustal scale.

Erik is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the Southeastern Geophysical Society, and the New Orleans Geological Society. In 2014 he moved to New Orleans and has enjoyed learning about and experiencing New Orleans customs, cultures, and culinary delicacies.



Alberto Bernaez

Shell
One Shell Square
701 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70139

Alberto Bernaez is the current AV Coordinator. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Geophysical Engineering from Simon Bolivar University in Venezuela and a Master's of Science in Geophysics at the University of Houston. He is working for Shell as a seismic interpreter for a deep water assets in the Gulf of Mexico. His professional interests include reservoir geophysics, seismic inversion and attributes, rock physics and petrophysics.

Lisa Dwyer Kennedy

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard
Harahan, LA 70123
Tel: (504) 736-2794

E-mail: lisa.kennedy at boem.gov

Lisa Kennedy is a native of the Greater New Orleans area and attended Mount Carmel Academy. She received her BS and MS in Geology from UNO in 2001 and 2006 respectively. While working towards her MS degree at UNO, Lisa worked full time as a co-op student with the Minerals Management Service in New Orleans. Following graduation, Lisa has continued her work at BOEMRE (formerly MMS) as a geophysicist in Resource Evaluation. She is also a member of SEG, AAPG, and NOGS.

Lisa is also an assistant leader for 2 local Girl Scout troop of 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th graders from several area schools. She was an assistant leader of 2 Girl Scout troops from 2006 - 2012. She continues to volunteer, and recruit volunteers, for various local events regarding educational endeavors. These include but are not limited to: Super Science Saturday, Fun Science for Families Day, and the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair. Lisa's picture to the right was taken when she volunteered to man the SGS exhibit at the Louisiana Childrens Museum July 24th, 2009 during the PIPE program. PIPE is part of the New Orleans Joint Societies educational efforts and is one of the biggest events of the year at the Museum. Lisa and her husband, Andy now have 2 children, Maggie (3 1/2 yo) and Drew (3 months).

Eric Zimmerman

LLOG
1001 Ochsner Boulevard
Suite 200
Covington, Louisiana 70433
Tel: (985) 801-4338

E-Mail: ericz at llog.com

Eric Zimmermann is the 1st Vice President/University Liaison for the society and is a former President, Vice President, and University Liaison of the SGS. Eric is currently the VP of Geology at LLOG and has focused on deepwater exploration for most of his career.

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