Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Club Public Image Chair
The Rotary Foundation
Vice President
Immediate Past President
Community Service
Vocational Service
International Service
Board of Directors, yr. 1
Polio Committee Chair
Social Committee Chair
Board of Directors, yr. 3
Flag Committee Chair
Board of Directors, yr. 3
Board of Directors, yr. 1
Board of Directors, yr. 1
Board of Directors, yr. 3
Board of Directors, yr. 3
Board of Directors, yr. 1
Youth Committee Chair
Board of Directors, yr. 2
Board of Directors, yr. 1
Board Secretary
Board of Directors, yr. 3

Meet our President & Board (July 2023-June 2024)


Since 2013, Essi has been a petrophysicist at Apache Corporation, a Fortune 500 company that is dedicated to ending energy poverty around the world through natural gas and oil production. 

Essi is a member of the Society of Petrophysicist and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), where she was a panelist at the 2021 symposium and has served on the technology committee for 2years. Essi is an ambassador of the natural gas and oil industry and featured in the American Petroleum Institute (API)’s 2022 State of American Energy (SOAE) and multiple commercials. 

Essi lives in the beautiful Cinco Ranch subdivision in Katy, Texas, while supporting her mother and her 2 daughters. Outside work and her family, Essi enjoys all things finance, singing and producing music, leading and serving in her various communities. She led the Apache Black Professionals’ Network (ABPN), which she founded, led in the Apache Women’s Network (AWN), and currently serves in her petrophysics community at Apache and in Rotary. 

Essi joined Rotary and the West U Club in September 2017. Shortly after joining, she chaired the flag program for 3 years, during which she modernized the administrative process of the program including automating renewals. She was recognized as the 2018-2019 Rookie of the Year. 

On the District 5890 level, Essi served as the District Community Service Chair from 2019 to 2022 and once served on the District Governor nominating committee. She also raised awareness of human trafficking by chairing the Empower. Stand. Serve. Impact fundraisers and served on other committees including the Peace Gala and Operation Turkey. 

Essi is a Paul Harris Fellow +8, a major donor, and a member of the White Hat Society. 


As the first Black and youngest president of the West U Rotary Club, Essi hopes to inspire all girls, Blacks, single parents, and young professionals, that no matter the challenges, we can all still make a difference in our piece of the world. When she grows up, Essi aspires to manage a successful company that also serves its community and impacts the world.