Developing Energy Professionals Education Group (DEPG)

Chairs

Chair
Justin Riddell
The Energy Authority
Vice-Chair
David Kinzel
One Source Risk Management

The IECA Developing Energy Professionals Group (DEPG) can be joined by ANY IECA member to stay in-touch with DEPG initiatives, events, calls, and upcoming opportunities.  The DEPG Committee is a volunteer group including a Chair, Vice-Chair and Board liaison that takes a larger roll in establishing initiatives and responsibilities for the DEPG throughout the year. 

Mission/Purpose:

DEPG is a network of the next leaders of the IECA focused on providing educational materials to the future leaders of energy professionals. DEPG's vision is to promote skill-set development, energy industry peer group networking, and career progression for individuals who not only are in the early stages of their careers, but also for those who have recently entered the energy sector.

DEPG Committee Annual Projects/Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a group forum, format, and atmosphere to enable energized discussion, generation of ideas and educational development between both new and experienced professionals
  • Design and deliver training specific to new professional development *
  • Partner with experienced members in the industry to solicit career progression knowledge
  • Provide  networking opportunities for new professionals
  • Be a conduit for exposure to the broader IECA organization and its members

* DEPG will collaborate with EVPs and the Credit Analytics group on training related activities

  • Publicize group to IECA Membership
  • Establish an annual schedule of events
  • Coordinate all conference calls and or meetings
  • Coordinate events and activities with EVP-North America
  • Create meeting agendas, record meeting minutes, and maintain posting of such on an ongoing basis

Delivery of educational content may include but is not limited to the following:

  • IECA Conference sessions
  • Off-Conference live training
  • Webinars & Distance Learning Opportunities
  • Networking opportunities and events (to include local and regional gatherings)
  • Career development - educational tools and documentation
  • Database of members to allow informal mentoring
  • Promote the IECA mentoring program