Champagne & Conversation Series - Table Discussions

Starts: Thu, Sep 30, 2021 6:00 PM CST
Ends: Thu, Sep 30, 2021 7:30 PM CST
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The Women in Industry Subcommittee (WIND) of the Society for Underwater Technology in the US (SUT-US) is pleased to invite you to the Champagne and Conversation Series Edition 8 - Table Discussions. We are excited to continue providing a discussion platform for Women in Industry to address important topics focused on diversity, leadership and career development.

The event will be held online from 6pm-7:30pm (CDT). 

Table Leads and Topics:
  • Erica Auguillard - Regional Head of Human Resources, Fugro Americas
    • Dimensions of  Diversity  
  • Anthony Caridi – Director, January Search
    • Knowing your value  
  • Patricia (Trish) Murison, Assurance Risk and Interface Manager, Gulf of Mexico, Chevron
    • Unconscious bias  
  • Julie Dehne, Business Development and Digital Transformation Manager – Americas, Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, Inc.
    • Leading with authenticity  
  • Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina, Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Texas A&M University; Former SUT-US President
    • Uplifting others  
  • Amber Sturrock, Chevron & SUT-WIND Committee
About the Speakers

Erica Auguillard - Regional Head of Human Resources, Fugro Americas
Erica Auguillard has over 20 years’ experience in the field of human resources. She is employed with Fugro as the Regional Head of Human Resources for the Americas region.  Erica holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette and an MBA from the University of Houston, Victoria. She also holds several human resources certifications. Erica enjoys working with people, helping them uncover their potential and seeing them thrive.

Anthony Caridi – Director, January Search, Ex-professional athlete turned entrepreneurial academic
Anthony has dedicated the lion’s share of his professional career to Organizational Behavior, the most recent ten-years of which focused specifically on Human Capital. Unlike many search-consultants, Anthony has succeeded as both an award-winning external recruiter, and as a Talent Acquisition Manager at one of the fastest growing consulting firms in the world.

Patricia (Trish) Murison, Assurance Risk and Interface Manager, Gulf of Mexico, Chevron
Trish Murison received her B.A.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia, and her MBA from Cornell University. Her career began in the mining industry which took her overseas to live in Australia and Papua New Guinea for several years.  Her technical work ranged from feasibility to operations and included several remediation campaigns.  After her MBA, Trish joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York as a risk management consultant, working across the US for diverse clients such as Sunoco, Yamaha and Morgan Stanley.  Loving life in Australia, she returned in 2005 and joined the Oil & Gas industry with Chevron Upstream, supporting the Northwest Shelf LNG asset.  Her career with Chevron includes decision analysis, strategy & planning and major capital project delivery in Angola, Canada and deep water Gulf of Mexico.  She has a passion for diversity & inclusion and also serves as the GOM D&I Advisor. 

Julie Dehne, Business Development and Digital Transformation Manager – Americas, Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, Inc.
Julie Dehne graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2006.  During her undergraduate studies, she developed an appreciation for technical innovation and design while interning for a professional IndyCar racing team.  She was recruited by Shell and joined the VIV suppression small business group as a project manager for deepwater offshore equipment.  In 2010, Julie joined VIV Solutions as the company’s Business Development Manager where she oversaw customer relations, tender requests, and sales & marketing activities. She currently serves as a key account manager for the Inspections Services group at Lloyd’s Register, supporting assurance and compliance activities across the Americas region.  She holds over a dozen patents and continues to demonstrate enthusiasm for applying both technical and commercial expertise to each new endeavor.Julie has traveled extensively throughout Europe and embraces the culture and customs of each new location she visits.  Other hobbies include reading and spending time with her husband and two children. She is an active mentor in her local church community and a huge lover of all things dog. Julie is an advocate for the disability community and is dedicated to improving awareness of neurotypical differences.  She serves on the community advisory council for the Brain Recovery Project and maintains a personal blog about her experiences raising a special needs child.  

Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
Dr. Zenon Medina-Cetina is Associate Professor in the Zachry Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Texas A&M University, where he holds joint appointments in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, the Department of Ocean Engineering, and the Department of Geography. At TAMU he leads the Stochastic Geomechanics Laboratory (SGL) conducting research in Risk Assessment and Management of Complex Social, Economic and Environmental Spatio-Temporal Systems. At TAMU he currently serves as the lead investigator of two projects sponsored by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD), developing a Bayesian Risk Assessment and Management System for Global Supply Chains Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Dr. Medina-Cetina served in two consecutive terms as Chair and President of the Society for Underwater Technology in the U.S. (SUT-US), as the inaugural Secretary of the Machine Learning and Big Data Technical Committee (TC-309) of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), and currently serve as Vice-Chair of the GEO- Institute Risk Assessment and Management Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE-GI RAM), and as the Chair of the Network to Network for the Gulf of Mexico (N2N-GoM). 

Amber Sturrock, Strategy and Planning Analyst for the Gulf of Mexico Business Unit, Chevron Amber Sturrock, Chevron, is currently a Strategy and Planning Analyst for the Gulf of Mexico Business Unit supporting capital allocation, corporate reporting, and engagements across the enterprise.  She has focused on subsea operations and subsea brownfield expansion projects for almost over a decade. These projects have been focused in the Gulf of Mexico (Jack & St. Malo, Blind Faith, and Tahiti developments) and offshore Equatorial Guinea (Zafiro development).  Her early career provided a foundation in completions and workovers supporting both Southern Louisiana and West Colorado (Piceance basin).  Amber is a 2014 recipient of the Society of Petroleum Engineers International Young Member Outstanding Service Award and holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University. 

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