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The PBS-SEPM, Permian Basin Section – Society of Economic Paleontologists & Mineralogists, has been serving the Permian Basin since 1954. Our organization helps keep the Permian Basin geoscience fields up-to-date by bringing in speakers and field trip leaders to discuss different aspects of geology and other geoscience fields. 

Our non-profit society relies entirely upon the efforts of dedicated volunteers to serve the geological community—primarily through educational events. The PBS-SEPM hosts luncheon lectures, core workshops and field trips. We bring in guest speakers from all over the country to discuss current geological topics. Our luncheon lecture series, along with core workshop classes, and field trips are led by experts in their chosen areas of the geosciences.


The Robert Read Distinguished Lecturer Fund was founded to honor a bright, young geologist who had been an active member of both PBS-SEPM and WTGS and was tragically killed by a drunk driver. Donations from various members of both societies contributed to a membership donation fund that both encourages our continuing education efforts by helping offset the cost of bringing in a distinguished lecturer, usually in geosciences, but not required. With these funds, we will bring our members and community a distinguished lecturer to present at a dinner event. 

The PBS-SEPM also provides scholarships to graduating high school students in western Texas and New Mexico. These scholarships are also offered to college students that have declared their desire to pursue a degree in the geosciences. See the Scholarships page for more information.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

We welcome both corporate and individual sponsorship. Your support will help benefit the Permian Basin geoscience community and further our mission to provide topical education of the geosciences. If you would like to sponsor the PBS-SEPM in anyway, we have various levels of commitment you can choose from. Click below to be taken to our sponsorship page to learn more.

Advertising Opportunities:

PBS-SEPM welcomes companies who would like to advertise on our website, in our monthly newsletter, or at our monthly luncheons. We have several advertising options to choose from, varying from one month up to a full year. If you would like to advertise with PBS-SEPM, click below to be taken to our advertising page to learn more.

Other Opportunities to Donate or Sponsor:

A separate Event Sponsorship is available for those who wish to sponsor a single, specific event or item.

Donate to the Robert Read Distinguished Lecturer Fund to help PBS-SEPM bring in specialized lecturers to present on certain topics.


Donate to the Wendell J. Scholarship Fund or the Sue Tomlinson Reid Scholarship Fund to help PBS-SEPM provide funding to high school and college students pursuing an interest in the geological sciences.

In addition to the above, you may select Permian Basin Section - SEPM as your charity when you shop through Amazon Smile! When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon donates 0.5% of your eligible purchases to us - at no cost to you! Click the link below to select PBS-SEPM as your charitable organization of choice.

Please see below for options to donate.

at Luncheons

We can take cash, credit, or check at the luncheons.



Feel free to send us an email letting us know about your interest in donating. 

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