House joined the society in 1977 before earning a master of science in geophysics in 1979 from the Colorado School of Mines. She has previously held numerous leadership roles with the society in the past and is the second woman elected to the position of SEG president since the society was founded in 1930.
House has remained an active part of the Mines community, having served as the 2015 Mines Society of Women in Geophysics networking event’s guest speaker.
Her term will begin when the SEG’s 2016 annual meeting is concluded on Oct. 21 in Dallas. After serving as president-elect for one year, House will become the SEG president at the conclusion of the 2017 annual meeting.