Aug. 8 — Aaron Velasco is a professor of geological sciences and UTEP’s current director of interdisciplinary initiatives. He will continue to perform those roles while serving with the Railroad Commission. Velasco replaces outgoing seismologist Craig Pearson, who served as the commission’s first-ever seismologist.
Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.