The Texas Association of Environmental Professionals (TAEP) is the premier organization for environmental professionals in the State of Texas. One of the primary aims of TAEP is the advancement of the environmental profession and the establishment of a forum to discuss important environmental issues.


Previous Luncheon Meeting Presentations


Hans Honerlah, program manager and health physicist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District, February 19th presentation,The STURGIS Decommissioning Project, is available herePDF

Joy Young, Lead Environmental Specialist with Deloitte, January 15th presentation, Navigating Pitfalls in Estimating Costs of Environmental Remediation Liabilities for Financial Reporting Purposes, is available herePDF

David Lyon, Scientist with the Environmental Defense Fund,  November 20th presentation, Methane Emissions from the Natural Gas Supply Chain, is available here. (soon)PDF

Carolyn White, Project Manager and Stephen Benigno, Site Stabilization and Revegetation Coordinator, Harris County Flood Control District, October 14th presentation, Remnant Prairie Reclamation in an Urban Landscape, is available here.PDF

John Jacobi, P.E., J.D. VP/Principal G2 Partners, September 18th presentation, Pending Pipeline Safety Regulations, is available by emailing John Jacobi here.

Older Luncheon Meeting Presentations can be found on our Archives page.



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March Luncheon Meeting

Thursday, March 19th Luncheon Meeting

Speaker: Lisa Gonzalez, VP and COO of Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC)

Topic: "Galveston Bay Report Card"   

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YEP Social

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April Luncheon Meeting

Thursday, April 16th Luncheon Meeting


Speaker: Marilu Hastings, Vice President of Sustainability Programs for the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation


Topic:  Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation Sustainability Program Briefing

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here to see the new President's Page! - updated December 18, 2014

President's Corner

2015 TAEP Board of Directors Election is now open.  Please review the candidate bios and cast your vote!




The Science and Engineering Fair of Houston is looking for 800 judges for the 2015 fair to improve the interaction between professionals in the field and fair participants. The event is Saturday, February 28th. We are all aware of the concerns regarding the projected shortage of workers with knowledge and or experience in Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM) related fields. If you have an interest in helping out, please visit our Local Events page for more information.

Jim Dobberstine
President and Education Director
Texas Association of Environmental Professionals

New Membership Categories - May Save You Money!

We have rolled out our new membership categories and you may be surprised - there may be a different category that could save you or your company money.  New members please review the all membership categories here on our Membership Information page and select the appropriate membership form. 

Renewing members should also review these in case your situation fits another category that wasn't previously available.  If you still fit the General Member category, there is a new online renewal form located here.  If you let your membership expire then you will need to fill-out your information again on a new member form located here.

If you cannot register as a new member online or need to mail a check then please use the form hereWord Icon or herePDF.

We are still tweaking some features to make the forms more user friendly for both members and those of us who volunteer to serve our members, so we welcome your feedback and bear with us as we continue to improve our membership forms. For any questions at all about membership and sending us feedback, contact our Membership Director at


 2015 NAEP Annual Meeting

NAEP and the 2015 NAEP Annual Conference planning committee continues its efforts in planning another successful annual meeting.  Abstract submissions are due by September 30, 2014.  Please visit here to submit your abstract or for additional information about the 2015 Annual Conference.  In addition to the extensive technical sessions, the conference will provide workshops and local outings in unique and beautiful settings.

The conference planning committee is seeking sponsors – if you are interested in having your company’s name in front of the Conference attendees as well as those on the NAEP and NAEP Chapter distribution lists that will receive notices about the conference – well over 5,000 environmental professionals - contact Donna Carter.  

2015 NAEP Annual Conference