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CANFIELD, Ohio - Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) will be hosting the 2014 “Women in Energy Summit” on April 28, 2014, at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center from 9 am to 12 pm. 
 
Registration opens at 8:30 am, and the summit will begin at 9 am with opening remarks by LeeAnn Johnson, wife of Congressman Johnson. Jessica Borza of the Mahoning Valley Manufacturing Coalition will serve as the master of ceremonies.
 
Two reports will be presented: “Energy Revolution Creates Career Opportunities for Women,” presented by Christina Polesovsky of the Ohio Petroleum Council, and “Industry Education and Scholarships for Energy Careers,” presented by Rhonda Reda of the Ohio Oil & Gas Education Program.

Additionally, there will be two panels: “Opportunities in Manufacturing & Skilled Trades,” moderated by Sarah Boyarko from the Youngstown Regional Chamber featuring representatives from Local 18 Operating Engineers, Local 396, Plumbers and Pipefitters, and Starr Manufacturing; and “Opportunities in Energy Careers,” moderated by Linda Woggon of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, featuring representatives from EnerVest, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, and UEO Buckeye.
 
The keynote address will be delivered by Lt. Governor Mary Taylor.

The summit will feature women working in various energy related careers: manufacturing, trades, engineering, and at the executive level.
 
The event is free and open to the public; however, reservations are required. To RSVP for the event, attendees may contact Congressman Johnson’s Salem District Office at 330-337-6951 or online by following this link.

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