Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is chaired by the Chair of the Advisory Board, and made up of a number of vice chairs, practice committee chairs, program chairs and publications editors. It meets at least three times each year to review programs, finance, membership, publications and committee activities. Members of the Executive Committee generally serve for two years, and appointments other than the Chair, Senior Vice Chair and practice committee chairs can be renewed.

Chair, Advisory Board

Michael P. Lennon, Jr.
Mayer Brown LLP
Houston, TX

Senior Vice Chair

Kristi McCarthy
Chevron North America Exploration & Production Co.
Houston, TX

Vice Chairs

Vice Chair - Academic Outreach

Prof. Frédéric G. Sourgens
Washburn University School of Law
Topeka, KS

Vice Chair - Communications

Luís Miranda
Miranda Law Firm
Houston, TX

Vice Chair - Finance

Mark Robeck
Golden Pass LNG Terminal LLC
Houston, TX

Vice Chair - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Murray Greene
TotalEnergies (US)
Houston, TX

Vice Chairs - Membership

Louis "Louie" Layrisson
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Houston, TX
Lauren Woodard
Shell USA, Inc.
Houston, TX

Vice Chair - Programs

Jana L. Grauberger
Liskow & Lewis
Houston, TX

Vice Chair - Strategic Planning

Kristi McCarthy
Chevron North America Exploration & Production Co.
Houston, TX

Vice Chairs

Jonathan Baughman
McGinnis Lochridge
Houston, TX
Michael B. Bennett
Culhane Meadows PLLC
Houston, TX
Suzana M. Blades
ConocoPhillips Company
Houston, TX

Sharon O. Flanery
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Charleston, WV

Curtis R. Frasier
CPEM Resources LTD
The Woodlands, TX

Liz E. Klingensmith
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Houston, TX
Omer F. "Rick" Kuebel, III
Locke Lord LLP
New Orleans, LA
Daniella D. Landers
Womble Bond Dickinson
Houston, TX
David Lerman
FTI Consulting, Inc.
Houston, TX
Susan Lindberg
GableGotwals
Tulsa, OK

Jay G. Martin
Houston, TX

Elizabeth Matthews
TotalEnergies (US)
Houston, TX

W. James "J.J." McAnelly, III
Bracewell LLP
Houston, TX

Daniel M. McClure
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Houston, TX

Becky A. McGee
Dallas, TX

Marsha Montgomery
BP America, Inc.
Houston, TX
J.T. Nesser
Shell USA, Inc.
Houston, TX
Steven P. Otillar
White & Case LLP
Houston, TX

Tracie J. Renfroe
King & Spalding LLP
Houston, TX

Michelle Scheffler
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Houston, TX

J. Denmon Sigler
McDermott Will & Emery
Houston, TX

Lawrence P. Simon, Jr.
Liskow & Lewis
Lafayette, LA

Past Chairs

Immediate Past Chair

Laura M. Robertson
ConocoPhillips Company
Houston, TX

Past Chair

David M. Castro
The Woodlands, TX

Energy Law Conference Co-Chairs

Liz E. Klingensmith
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Houston, TX

Elizabeth Matthews
TotalEnergies (US)
Houston, TX

Practice Committee Chairs

Director of Practice Committee Chairs

Eric Camp
Decker Jones, PC
Fort Worth, TX

Renewables Practice Committee Chair

Archie Fallon
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Houston, TX

Environment, Social & Governance Committee Chair

Kelly D. Herrera
ConocoPhillips Company
Houston, TX

International Practice Committee Chair

Vera De Brito de Gyarfas
NextDecade Corporation
Houston, TX

Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Committee Chair

Lara D. Pringle
Jones Walker LLP
Houston, TX

Oilfield Services Practice Committee Chair

Kevin G. Corcoran
Hedrick Kring Bailey PLLC
Houston, TX

Transactions & Compliance Practice Committee Chair

Paige S. Goodwin
TotalEnergies (US)
Houston, TX

Young Energy Professionals Practice Committee Chair

Bianca Roberson
Shell USA, Inc.
Houston, TX

Young Energy Professionals Committee Vice Chair

Tina Nguyen
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Houston, TX

Young Energy Professionals Practice Committee Secretary

Brittany Salup
Chevron
Covington, LA

Young Energy Professionals Practice Committee Immediate Past Chair

Tod Everage
Kean Miller LLP
New Orleans, LA

Editors

Managing Editor - The Energy Law Advisor

Kelly Ransom
Kelly Hart Pitre
New Orleans, LA

Administrative Editor - Oil & Gas E-Report

Professor Keith B. Hall
LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Ex Officio

Jay E. Ray
Director, Institute for Energy Law
The Center for American and International Law
Plano, TX

T.L. Cubbage
President
The Center for American and International Law
Plano, TX