TAPL is proud to host Thomas Gillespie, PG, Sr. Geologist to discuss the following: "From Global Warming to Climate Crisis: Has Anything Actually Changed, Other Than the Name?"
Date/Time: November 14, 2022
Check-in: 5:00pm, The Summit Club
Cocktails: 5:00pm - 6:00pm, The Summit Club
Dinner: 6:00pm - 8:00pm, The Summit Club
Please bring a guest! This should be an insightful discussion that is critical to our beloved industry!
Thomas D. Gillespie, P.G. – licensed professional geologist with 38 years’ experience in environmental risk reduction and expert representation for private sector clients in local, state and federal regulatory programs and in all levels of the court system. In addition to his consulting career he was director of field operations and the environment for a natural gas exploration and development company, and served two consecutive six-year terms as Gubernatorial appointee to the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists, including serving two terms as President of that Board. For twelve years he was Pennsylvania’s representative to the National Association of State Boards of Geology including serving on the Executive Committee.
From 1988 until 2019 he was an adjunct professor at several universities at which he taught geology and meteorology, with an emphasis on energy and climate issues. He has served in advisory and directorship roles for the Pennsylvania Council of Professional Geologists, the Marcellus Shale Coalition and has been a presenter on energy and climate for university organizations, local and regional chambers of commerce, civic organizations and local television discussion panels. Since 2009 he has been a commentator on the state of energy and climate industries on his own widely followed blog (www.insuspectterrane.com).