California State Chapter
The American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) is a national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other minorities into the discussions and developments of energy policies regulations, R&D technologies , and environmental issues.
The purpose of AABE California Chapter is to participate in the formation of local, state and national energy policies and programs as they especially impact African Americans and other minorities/underrepresented groups, and encourage networking in energy-related occupations.
AABE California strives to meet both the challenges and the opportunities of raising the educational achievement for African Americans and other minorities/underrepresented groups in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related disciplines.
Join our California energy community and gain access to cutting-edge content, networking and business marketing opportunities, and exclusive “member-only” benefits. Join Today!
Due to the vast layout of California, the chapter is divided into three regions:
Northern: Fresno to the Oregon Border
Central: Bakersfield to San Diego
Southern: San Diego and Orange County
PresidentDebbie E. Lumpkin Consulting, LLC
Vice PresidentPacific Gas and Electric Company
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Executive Area Vice President - Northern AreaPacific Gas and Electric Company
Change Management Consultant, PrincipalMore
Executive Area Vice President - Central AreaSouthern California Edison
Senior Financial AnalystMore
AABE California Membership
AABE California Membership is open to all energy producers, distributors, government agencies, service industries, technical fields, and entrepreneurs from the U. S. energy industry who are committed to the AABE California mission. AABE California members are drawn from the ranks of major energy companies in the oil and natural gas, coal, nuclear power, renewable energy and fuels, as well as electricity, smart grid, and demand response market sectors. Read More
AABE College Scholarship Programs
Exponential job growth is anticipated throughout the energy industry and significant employment opportunities are now available for African Americans and other minorities/underrepresented groups in the energy efficiency, renewable energy, and oil and natural gas industry. The AABE California Scholarship Program seeks to help increase the employability of African Americans and other minorities/underrepresented groups in all energy related fields. Read More
AABE California Corporate Sponsorships
AABE California Corporate Sponsorships may include the following exclusive rights and benefits, according to the level of commitment. We look forward to assessing your business objectives and matching your expectations with a sponsorship package designed to meet your needs.Read More
AABE California Professional Organization
The purpose of the AABE California professional organization membership is to secure the development of minorities in making governmental energy policies by recommending sensitive, informed, and capable personnel to the right officials. It encourages both the private and public sectors to become responsive to the aspirations, problems, and goals of African Americans and other minorities/underrepresented groups in fields related to energy. The organization also aims to encourage students in the minorities to pursue careers in fields related to energy by providing scholarships and financial aids to these students.
People who sign up for professional organization membership with AABE California have the common purposes of the association. The organization has the purpose to serve as primary resource for policy discussions of the political, social, and economic impact of the energy and environmental policies of African Americans and other minorities/underrepresented groups.
Who Can Join the AABE California Professional
AABE California professional organization membership is open to people who live or work in the state of California, to those who are in good standing with the association, and to those who meet any of the following:
- Entrepreneurs and other professionals with expertise in energy-related disciplines serving the energy related governmental agencies, serving the energy industry, and/or serving financial or legal professions.
- Entrepreneurs or employees of energy related business, including businesses that work in research and development, and marketing of energy resources.
- Industry trade professionals or related areas.
- Local, state, and Federal government officials and agency members with responsibilities related to energy.
- Students dedicated to joining the Professional Organization Membership to actively support the mission of the association.
What are the AABE California Professional Organization Membership Benefits?
AABE California professional organization members join our California energy community, gain access to the California membership directory listing, energy industry information, and other exclusive content.
While the organization takes into account the well-being of African Americans, and other minorities, all races are welcome to join AABE California professional organization membership. The purpose of the organization is to inform and educate people serving energy related fields and industries.
How to Join the AABE California Professional
To join the association, you may apply for your professional organization membership online. The calculated amount of the membership includes your local chapter membership fee as well as your national membership fee. The membership application is forwarded to the local chapter along with the membership fee, and the process may take up to three weeks. Once you become member of AABE California, you can access the “Get Started with AABE California” page where you can view the Bylaws, the terms and conditions of your membership, the standing of your membership, and more. Join Today!