A Nigerian name Uduak-Joe Ntuk has been appointed by California Governor, Gavin Newsom, as Supervisor for Oil and Gas. Ntuk will be responsible for managing the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR).
Before his present assignment, he was elected into the Long Beach Community College District Board of Trustees in California on April 10, 2018.
Joe as he’s fondly called holds an A.A. degree in liberal arts from Long Beach City College, his B.S. degree in chemical engineering from California State University at Long Beach, his M.S. degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Southern California, and a certificate in global logistics from California State University at Long Beach.
He has worked as professor at California State University at Long Beach in August 2015, and he began working as the petroleum administrator for the City of Los Angeles in October 2016. He also has experience working for Earth Tech, General Electric, and Chevron. He has served on the personnel commission at the Long Beach Community College District and has worked with the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Board Youth Council. Ntuk has also volunteered in the Long Beach Unified School District as a PTA officer, chaperone, district committee representative, and public speaker.
congratulations to him and higher appointments to come.