Energy HR Industry Leaders Join WorkforceNEXT 2016 Advisory Board

Blog Post created by sara.marchionda on Feb 2, 2016

WorkforceNEXT is pleased to announce the distinguished industry advisory board for 2016! WorkforceNEXT consists of a strong community of leading energy HR, talent acquisition and workforce management professionals, united in their mission to bring the best practices, solutions and key trends to their colleagues in a volatile energy marketplace, and the advisory board is vital in developing the high level, timely and innovative content for the Summit series.


Each year, the WorkforceNEXT community comes together for two Summits - one in the spring and one in the fall - at which all sessions are developed by this board of leading Energy HR professionals from progressive companies throughout the energy industry. This allows WorkforceNEXT to feature the best in the business - the individuals at the forefront of the Energy HR domain - and to provide attendees with the ability to gain deep insight, real solutions, and innovative best practices & strategies as this high level community shares their real-world experiences.


The WorkforceNEXT 2016 Advisory Board:


Jamie Belinne, Assistant Dean, Bauer College of Business

Jill Curry, Vice President, Human Resources, Fieldwood Energy

Mike Demarest, Sr.Talent Acquisition Lead, Wood Mackenzie

Jeffrey Gill, HR - People and Organizational Effectiveness, Sasol

Barise Hatfield, SPHR, GPHR, Consultant

Elspeth Inglis, Global Senior HR Leader, GE Oil & Gas

Tracey Kearny, Vice President, Challenger, Gray and Christmas

Joanna Kile, Interim Assoc. VC of Workforce Instruction, Houston Community College

Brett Kummer, Senior Manager of Global Talent Acquisition, Fluor

Jenny Midyat, Director Total Rewards and Global Mobility, Parker Drilling

Laura Ramey, Vice President, Human Resources, Crestwood Midstream Partners

Sarah Smith, Director of Talent Management, Marathon Oil

James Tastard, Vice President, Human Resources, Freeport LNG

Liz Thomas, Talent Acquisition Strategist, Analyst and Management/Media Consultant, Employment Today


The WorkforceNEXT biannual Summits are daylong gatherings that are consistently the largest in the energy sector, with over 200 in attendance, and cover the most vital and topical issues for leading energy HR, workforce management and talent acquisition professionals from all sectors of the oil and gas industry.


The seventh event, the WorkforceNEXT Spring Summit, is coming up this April 6, 2016, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, TX. The WorkforceNEXT community will come together to network with peers, hear the latest hear the latest updates/solutions and learn the vital news, forecasts and trends - brought to you by the 2016 Advisory Board.


For more information about the upcoming Spring Summit, the agenda or participating companies and individuals, visit the WorkforceNEXT website at contact Joe Warring at, 281-620-5585.