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Chairman Stephen Vasconi
Plant Engineering
& Maintenance Technical Chapter

Meets the second Thursday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. at various industries in the Ship Channel area, with topics relating to plant engineering and maintenance by experts in the field.

The technical chapter sponsors the Plant Engineering & Maintenance Trade Show, held each April, with technical sessions and vendors in the trade, the proceeds from which are a primary contributor to the South Texas Educational Fund which distributes the South Texas Section Scholarships annually.

The technical chapter also sponsors seminars on the most current issues in the industry.

Contacts for Plant Engineering & Maintenance Technical Chapter:

Chairman: Clint Britt Email: Clint Britt »

Coastal Bend

Located in Victoria, Texas, has dinner meetings with topics that reflect the various industries located in the surrounding cities. The Sub-Section presents a Mechanical Trade Show each fall, the proceeds from which fund scholarships to high school students entering college to major in engineering.

Contacts for Coastal Bend Sub-Section:

Chairman: Michael Chiles Email: Michael Chiles »
Past Chairman: George Schmidt Email Georg Schmidt »

Texas Gulf Coast Group

The youngest group in the section, meets the third Tuesdays in Lake Jackson with dinner meetings. It is composed of members from the industries in the Freeport - Lake Jackson area, and features topics of interest to their industries.

Contact for the Texas Gulf Coast Group:

Chairman: James Everitt Email: James Everitt »

Download the Texas Gulf Coast NewsletterDownload the Texas Gulf Coast Newsletter » March 2012 - vol. 9, issue 3

Northwest Houston Chapter

Topics covered relate to the oil and gas industries at lunch meetings on the fourth Thursdays of the month, at Stress Engineering Services, Inc. with speakers that are experts in their fields. The Northwest Chapter co-sponsors seminars periodically on current issues in the industry.

Contacts for Northwest Houston Chapter:

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Infomration & Email List: Email Wendy Davis

Apollo Sub-Section

The Turbomachinery and Rotating Equipment chapter meets on the fourth Tuesday evenings, with a dinner meeting at the Monument Inn near San Jacinto Monument. The Sub-Section presents seminars on topics of turbomachinery and rotating equipment periodically.

Apollo Subsection - Officers for 2010:

Chairman: Allen Bohuslav -
Secretary : Alex Tetlow -
Programs :   Khurrum Butt -

Gas Turbine Technical Chapter

Covering Gas Turbine topics, meets five times a year on Mondays with dinner meetings at various companies, with speaker(s) and often a tour of the company´s facilities.

Contacts for Gas Turbine Technical Chapter:

Chairman: Richard Sessions Email: Richard Sessions »

Gas Turbine Technical Chapter Website