Roy O. Martin III, LA A ’82, will be the keynote speaker at the Agriculture Appreciation & Awareness Banquet produced by the Nacogdoches County Agriculture Committee on Monday, April 11 at the Nacogdoches County Exposition & Civic Center.
According to the blog post, Martin is president and CFO of Roy O. Martin Lumber Company, L.L.C., Martin Timber Company, L.L.C., and Martin Companies, L.L.C. He is a director and co-founder of Indigo Minerals, LLC, a Houston-based oil and natural gas exploration company, and Perforex Forest Services, L.L.C., a Louisiana logging company. His presentation will include updates on the “construction of a new oriented-strand board plant in Corrigan, TX.” Martin graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in mechanical engineering.
On March 19-20, the Florida Gamma Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at the University of South Florida, hosted the 2016 District 5 Conference. Several TBP alumni were in attendance, including members of the South Florida Alumni Chapter. Bill Collins, FL G ’75, was on hand as an advisor to the FL Gamma Chapter and a member of the South Florida AC. He took pictures during the conference. See all the images here.
Women’s eNews announced that Jill S. Tietjen, P.E. (VA A ’76), will be honored as one of the 21 Leaders for the 21st Century on Monday, May 2, 2016. Tietjen is the president & CEO of Technically Speaking, Inc., and the former CEO of the National Women’s Hall of Fame. She will be recognized for “ensuring that there are women STEM role models everywhere.”