Eagle Ford Shale Consortium





Middle Rio Grande Eagle Ford Shale Consortium

Texas A&M International University

Friday, August 26, 2011

 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Video Conferencing Locations: Middle Rio Grande Workforce Centers at Dimmit, La Salle, Maverick, Uvalde, Zavala & Val Verde, University of Texas San Antonio Campus, Coastal Bend College ,Victoria Community College, and Duke University.


 Teleconferencing: (by phone) Dial: 605-475-4850 Access code: 847451#

  1.  9:30 am-10:00 a.m. Registration

  1. Welcome – by Chairperson of MRG Eagle Ford Shale Consortium  Leodoro Martinez, Jr., Middle Rio Grande Development Council Executive Director

  1. Introduction of Guests- Congressman Henry Cuellar

  1. Website Update

  1. Purpose of Meeting – Committee  Reports :

Education and Workforce Development / Chair(s): Dr. Madrigal , Betty Sifuentes

  • Workforce and Education and Training
  • Future Workforce and Education
  • School Districts
  • Junior Colleges and Universities
  • Community Education


Industry / Chair(s): Jose Ceballos, Rene Montalvo

  • Energy Producers
  • Oil and Trade  Associations


Community Investment / Chair(s): Gil Gonzales, JJ Haynes

  • Companies
  • Land Owners
  • Government Grants


Infrastructure / Chair(s): Judge Luna, Tony Arce

  • Utility Companies
  • Housing –NHS, UTSA, Karnes EDC
  • Public Officials
  • Landowners
  • Natural Resources


Community and Economic Development/ Chair(s); Gil Gonzales, Jose Patterson, Raul Perez

  • Economic Development Groups
  • Chambers
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Small Businesses

  1.  Eagle Ford Shale Conference update

  1. Update on Eagle Ford Shale Task Force Activities

      XI.      Closing and Next Steps (Leodoro Martinez)

  1. Summary of meeting – Recap
  2. Establishing next meeting date –October 19th or 21st

  1.  Adjournment