2016 Houston Chapter Board

OFFICERS

President

Alejandro "Alex" Cestero
SVP, General Counsel & Sec. | Frank's International, N.V.

President- Elect

Jeffrey "Jeff" A. Kaplan
EVP & General Counsel | LyondellBasell Industries

Vice President

Dona H. Cornell
Vice Chancellor, VP, Legal Affairs & General Counsel | University of Houston System

Secretary

Barclay R. Nicholson
Partner | Norton Rose Fulbright

Immediate Past President

Richard "Rick" H. Mourglia
Former General Counsel & SVP - Land | Dune Energy, Inc. (Former)

DIRECTORS

Bret Baccus
Managing Director | Consilio 

Brian D. Baird
SVP, General Counsel & Secretary | Stallion Oilfield Holdings, Inc.

Darryl M. Burman
VP, General Counsel & Secretary | Group 1 Automotive Inc.

Mark L. Carlton
General Counsel | Valerus Field Solutions LP

Kelly R. Cope
Former General Counsel | Reliance Holding USA, Inc. (Former)

Glenn Cormier
Former SVP, General Counsel & Secretary | UniversalPegasus International, Inc.

Michael “Mike” B. Schwartz
Director | KPMG LLP

Danny David
Partner | Baker Botts L.L.P.

Kevin M. Feeney
SVP & Chief Legal Officer - Americas Zone | Air Liquide USA LLC

N. Scott Fletcher
Partner | Jones Day

William “Will” Fry
VP & General Counsel | Fumante Corporation

James “Jim”  W. Goolsby, Jr.
General Counsel | Tauber Oil Company

Keith L. Head
VP, General Counsel & Secretary | Harvest Narural Resources, Inc.

David J. Healey
Principal | Fish & Richardson P.C.

Gregory "Greg" C. Hill
Partner | Locke Lord LLP

Timothy “Tim” J. Hill
SVP-Legal, Pub. Affairs & General Counsel | Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP

James “Dave” D. Hubenak
VP & General Counsel | Gravity Midstream, LLC

Daniel Johnson
Partner |  Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Timothy "Tim" Johnson
General Counsel & Secretary| Peak Completion Technologies, Inc.

Betsy Kamin
Partner | Strasburger & Price LLP

T. Mark Kelly
Partner | Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.

Michael “Mike” Killelea
SVP, General Counsel & Secretary | Goodrich Petroleum Corporation

Christine "Chris" LaFollette
Partner | Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Joel Lambert
SVP & General Counsel | Crestwood Equity Partners LP

Emily E. Leitch
Partner | Bracewell LLP

Brady Long
SVP & General Counsel | Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc.

Michael “Mike” Lynn
Partner | Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP

Scott D. Marrs
Regional Managing Partner - Texas | Akerman LLP

Timothy "Tim" McInturf
Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel & Sec. | Quantlab Financial, LLC

Karen R. Miniex
VP & General Counsel | Houston Housing Authority

William “Bill” Nelson
Partner | Haynes and Boone LLP

Jonathan Newton
Partner | Baker & McKenzie

Lisa Powell
Partner | Jackson Walker L.L.P.

Mark Prescott
Senior Attorney Search Director | Prescott Legal Search

Sharon Rodgers
Asst. General Counsel| W&T Offshore, Inc.

Cristina Rodriguez
Partner| Hogan Lovells US LLP

Richard Rohan
Partner | Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP

David G. Runnels
Partner | Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

Joy Saphla
Chief Strategy Officer | Morae Legal LLC

N. Larry Stevens
Partner | Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP

James "Jim" T. Sullivan
Assistant General Counsel/Associate Secretary | FMC Technologies Inc.

Alvin L. Thomas II
General Counsel | GC Consulting Solutions

Holly Williamson
Partner | Hunton & Williams LLP

Russell Wong
Partner | Blank Rome LLP

KEY COMMITTEES

Membership Chairs

Jeffrey "Jeff" A. Kaplan  - Chair
EVP & General Counsel | LyondellBasell Industries

Mark Prescott – Co-Chair
Senior Attorney Search Director | Prescott Legal Search

Programming Chairs

Dona Cornell – Chair
VC, VP of Legal Affairs & General Counsel | University of Houston System

David G. Runnels – Co-Chair
Partner | Andrews Kurth LLP

Special Program Chairs

OPEN– Chair

Heather Khassian – Co-Chair
Counsel | Dentons

Strategic Planning Chair

Alejandro "Alex: Cestero – Chair
SVP, General Counsel & Sec.| Frank's International, N.V.

Forum Women Chair

Katherine P. Ellis – Chair
Interim General Counsel | Leaf River Energy Center, LLC