Nomination Procedures for Officers and Directors


Fill out the online nomination form and review the information on supporting documents.


The 2019 nomination cycle is now open. Positions open to nomination are:

  • 2022 President
  • Regional Director, Asia Pacific
  • Regional Director, Europe
  • Regional Director, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Regional Director, North America
  • Regional Director, Russia & Caspian
  • Technical Director, HSE & Sustainability
  • Technical Director, Data Science & Engineering Analytics


Katie Krug
Senior Board Relations Manager

Email Katie




Review the qualifications for the Board positions:

Regional Director+
Technical Director+

Time Commitment

About the Board of Directors

SPE is governed by a 21-member Board of Directors composed of member representatives from around the world. Officers and Directors are elected to a three-year term, with approximately one-third of the Board rolling off each year. The 2018 nomination and election cycle marked the start of a 3-year process to transition to a 19-member Board.

About the election process

The nominating committee is chaired by the immediate past president and meets in January to make recommendations for the available positions.

The recommendation of the Nominating Committee is submitted to the Board of Directors for ratification at its March meeting. Biographical information on approved nominees is provided to the membership via and through an article in the April issue of the Journal of Petroleum Technology.

The SPE By-laws provide for these nominees to stand as elected unless SPE members nominate additional candidates by 1 June. Additional nominations require a petition from at least 1 percent of SPE membership. For additional information, please contact Katie Krug, Senior Board Relations Manager.