PITTSBURGH, PA – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that firm associate Amanda L. Fitzhugh Porter was recently appointed as the Website Chair of the Women’s Energy Network (WEN), Appalachia Chapter. Amanda, an associate in Leech Tishman’s Energy Practice Group in the firm’s Pittsburgh office, will take on this new position effective immediately.
WEN’s mission is to provide networking opportunities and foster career and leadership development of women who work in the energy industries.
Porter’s appointment was announced in late October. Reporting to WEN’s Director of Social Media, Porter will be responsible for updating content and posting announcements on the group’s website.
The Appalachia Chapter of WEN was founded in 2011 and encompasses women in the Appalachian region of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and surrounding areas. WEN currently has 4,000 members in chapters representing not only Appalachia but also Greater Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, North Texas, Greater Oklahoma, the Permian Basin, South Louisiana, South Texas and Washington, D.C.
“I’m honored to be chosen as Website Chair and hope to ensure that the WEN website is engaging, relevant, timely and appealing to members and non-members alike,” she said. “The WEN website is the first impression our organization offers to prospective members and other interested parties.”
Porter, an Associate in Leech Tishman’s Energy Practice Group, focuses her practice primarily on oil and gas title examination. She is a licensed title agent in Pennsylvania with her own title company, Tri-County Abstract Agency, LLC. Prior to joining the firm, she ran her own law office. Porter also counsels clients in employment law matters and real estate transactions.
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