President Energy Workforce & Technology Council
As President of the Energy Workforce & Technology Council, Determan is a partner in the development and management of the association’s strategy and activities to promote the energy services and technology sector of the oil and gas industry. In addition to overseeing daily operations, Determan works directly with Energy Workforce leadership to execute the Council’s engagement and growth strategy.
Determan leads Energy Workforce’s communications, branding and marketing. She advocates on behalf of the energy workforce and speaks frequently on workforce, culture, leadership and supply chain issues. Additionally, she oversees Energy Workforce Committees, including those focused on leadership development, best practice sharing and benchmarking, as well as the acclaimed State Department Houston Energy Course.
Prior to joining Energy Workforce, Determan provided private PR consulting services across multiple industries and held senior positions with the Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama. In these roles, Determan won regional and national awards for publications and marketing campaigns.
Determan has bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and German from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. Determan also served on the IPAA/Energy Workforce Education Advisory Board and currently serves on the World Oil Editorial Board and Hart Energy’s D&I Advisory Committee. She is a member of Rotary International where she led a vocational exchange team to Portugal in 2012. She was named an E&P Magazine “40 Under Forty” honoree in 2021.