U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum
Speaker: STEER'S Vice President, Chris Ashcraft
STEER is the South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable, a place where people and ideas come together to strengthen our communities through the development of oil and natural gas.
As Vice President of STEER, Christopher Ashcraft plays an instrumental role in ensuring collaboration, advancement and support of the various stakeholders impacted by and involved in the development of the Eagle Ford Shale region.
Ashcraft is an experienced industry professional with unique insights across various facets of the industry and the South Texas region. Prior to joining STEER, Ashcraft served as the Alternative Energy Transportation Manager with the Alamo Area Council of Governments. There, he founded the South Central Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Consortium and managed the Alamo Area Clean Cities Coalition, a coalition with the mission to replace the consumption of foreign oil with domestic fuel for American Energy security. He has also held the position of San Antonio Clean Cities Coordinator, where he worked to develop public and private partnerships that promote the national Clean Cities initiatives aimed at securing national economic, environmental, and energy security.
Ashcraft has provided environmental, alternative energy and agricultural analysis to the federal government and numerous state and local organizations. While employed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, he assisted with issues related to agriculture, rural communities, and alternative energy.
Ashcraft holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Maine with a minor in military science and leadership development. Upon graduation Christopher Ashcraft received a Commission as an Officer in the United States Army where he completed his military service obligations with an honorable discharge.
Come join the group! A light meal will be served at 5:45pm followed by a viewing of the DVD from the FPA.ORG. Our guest speaker will then address us, followed by a question and answer period.
Sponsored by Mammen Investments™ and the Friends Of the Library.