September 8, 2020

Community Engagement in COVID Gets Creative

Guest host Anne Carto, Engagement Manager at Adamantine Energy, sits down with Katie Tate, Senior Local Affairs Specialist at PDC Energy. Anne and Katie, two millennial oil and gas leaders and alumni of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s (COGA) Energy Generation Leadership Program (EnGen), discuss how oil and gas companies can continue to connect to the communities they serve in the age of social distancing.

In today’s episode, we dive into:

  • Changes in engagement strategies with elected officials and nonprofits
  • Turning virtual volunteer opportunities into an advantage
  • How to keep employees empowered while working virtually

Katie has spent nearly 10 years at PDC Energy and leads their community outreach efforts. Katie organizes the widely popular Energizing Our Community Days at PDC Energy, this year going completely virtual. She was awarded the Denver Association of Division Order Analysts Presidents Club Award and voted one of the most influential women in COGA’s 2018 EnGen Program graduating class. Katie currently sits on boards of the Weld Food Bank and the American Red Cross. Lastly, Katie is pursuing her MBA at the University of Colorado-Denver and is a graduate of the University of Colorado-Boulder.

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Interview recorded on July 30th.

Running time: 34 min

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