Program Committee

Meet the Program/Organizing Committee

Thank you to our program/organizing committee and our session chairs for being a part of the 32nd Annual Florida SME Regional Mining Conference.

Program/Organizing Committee
Name Role Affiliation Position Location
Erik Hickman Chair Pickett and Associates Business Development Associate Bartow, FL
Ed Murawski Co-Chair Kleinfelder Program Manager Tampa, FL
Christine Thomas Exhibit Chair Comanco Marketing Director Plant City, FL
Jama Abbott Exhibit Co-Chair PhosChem Supply Company Public Relations Coordinator Mulberry, FL
Chris Long Sponsorship Chair Bastech Technical Sales Specialist Mulberry, FL
Matt Lewis Sponsorship Co-Chair CEMEx Director of Aggregate Resources Davenport, FL
Jennifer Lee Sponsorship Co-Chair Florida Engineering and Design, Inc. Project / Process Engineer Bartow, FL
Jama Abbott Field Trip Chair PhosChem Supply Company Public Relations Coordinator Mulberry, FL
Keith Beriswill Professional Development Hours Amec Foster Wheeler Project Engineer Lakeland, FL
Chaucer Hwang Golf Chair Consultant President Lakeland, FL
Ron Hartung Golf Chair Issues Over, LLC President Lakeland, FL
David O’Brien Finance Chair SurvTech President Tampa, FL
Jennifer Lee Conference A/V Florida Engineering and Design, Inc. Project / Process Engineer Bartow, FL
Todd Parker Advertisement Chair ArrMaz Global Marketing Manager Mining Mulberry, FL
Session Chairs
No. Session Topic Co-Chairs Affiliation
I Geology Gregory O’Neal Golder Associates Inc., Tampa, FL
II Mining Michael O’Reilly, P.E. The Mosaic Company, Lithia, FL
III Mineral Processing Chelsa Kucharsky  
IV Chemical Processing Lian Blackwelder Mulberry, FL
V Environmental/Safety Joe Mizerany
Brooke Fait
Geosyntec, Temple Terrace, FL
VI Reclamation Carrie Kelly Flatwoods Consulting Group Inc., Tampa, FL
VII Public Relations Tracy Muncey  
VIII Analytical/Regulatory Trish Walsh Jacobs Engineering, Lakeland, FL
IX Innovation in Technology TBD TBD
X Other topics to be considered TBD TBD

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