Board of Directors

Steven B. Hinchman

Vice Chairman

Diemer True

Treasurer

Barry Russell

President and CEO

Mark K. Miller

Immediate Past Chairman

At-Large Directors
2017-2019

Brad Holly
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Todd A. Stevens
California Resources Corporation

Doug Lawler
Chesapeake Energy

Thomas E. Jorden
Cimarex Energy Co.

Stan Casey
Concho Resources Inc.

Don Hrap
ConocoPhillips

Dave Hager
Devon Energy Corp.

Doug Suttles
Encana Corporation

James T. McManus II
Energen Corporation

Eric Dille
EOG Resources, Inc.

Mark Ellis
Linn Energy, LLC

Mike Henderson
Marathon Oil Corporation

Joeseph Wm. Foran
Matador Resources Co.

Gary Packer
Newfield Exploration Company

Gary Willingham
Noble Energy, Inc.

Tommy Nusz
Oasis Petroleum Inc.

Vicki Hollub
Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Barton R. Brookman, Jr.
PDC Energy, Inc.

Tim Dove
Pioneer Natural Resources Co.

Scott Roy
Range Resources Corp.

Jay Ottoson
SM Energy

William J. Way
Southwestern Energy

Regional Directors
2017-2019

Alabama-Florida-Georgia
Tom Sylte
Kelton Company, LLC

Arkansas
Catherine Medlock
Leejay Company, LLC

California, Central
Trent Rosenlieb
Berry Petroleum Company, LLC

California, North
Vacant

California, South
Stephen D. Layton
E&B Natural Resources

Colorado
Bill Cadman
Whiting Petroleum Corp.

Illinois
J. Roy Dee III
Dee Drilling Company

Indiana
Lester Moore
MEPCO, Inc.

Kansas-Missouri, West
Raul Brito
Brito Oil Company, Inc.

Kentucky-Tennessee-NC-SC
Bill Barr
BlackRidge Resource Partners, LLC

Louisiana, North
Ken Whitehurst
KW Investments LLC

Louisiana, Southeast
D. Irwin Mackenroth
Clovelly Oil Co. LLC

Louisiana, Southwest
Lawrence Svendson
Marlin Energy Resources, LLC

Michigan
Kelly Miller
Miller Investment Company

Montana
Alan Olson
Montana Petroleum Association

New Mexico
Rory McMinn
Elida Gas Group, LLC

New York, East-NJ-New England
Sean O’Neill
Old Ironsides Energy, LLC

New York, West-PA-MD-DE
Shane Kriebel
Kriebel Minerals, Inc.

Ohio
David R. Hill
David R. Hill, Inc.

Oklahoma, East
Vacant

Oklahoma, West
Michael G. Moore
Gulfport Energy Corp.

Texas, Central
Jim Wilkes
Texland Petroleum LP

Texas, North
Mike Elyea
Burk Royalty Co. Ltd.

Texas, North Central
Murphy Markham IV
EnCap Investments, L.P.

Texas, Northeast
Bruce Faulkner
Lehnertz-Faulkner, Inc.

Texas, Panhandle
Brent Allen
Alpar Energy, LP

Texas, Permian
Jeff Sparks
Discovery Operating, Inc.

Texas, Southeast
Jordan Horoschak
CIBC World Markets

Texas, Southwest
Mike McConnell
Jones Energy, Inc.

Texas, West Central
Allan Frizzell
Enrich Oil Corporation

West Virginia-Virginia-DC
Doug Malcolm
D.C. Malcolm, Inc.

Wyoming
Tad True
Belle Fourche Pipeline Company

IPAA Committee Chairmen
2017-2019

Capital Markets
Jim McBride
QStar LLC

Communications
Ron Whitmire
EnerVest, Ltd.

Crude Oil Policy
Craig Howard
Howard Energy Corp.

Education
Mike Linn
MCL Ventures, LLC

Environment & Safety
Gretchen Kern
Pioneer Natural Resources

International
Tara Lewis
HEYCO Energy Group

Land & Royalty
Shane Schulz
QEP Resources, Inc.

Law Committee
Greg Russell
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Membership & Business Development
Karl Brensike
Haymaker Minerals & Royalties, LLC

Natural Gas
Kurt Krieger
Steptoe & Johnson

Offshore
Ron Neal
Houston Energy, L.P.

Supply & Demand
Bob Fryklund
IHS Markit

Tax
Don Nestor
Arnett Carbis Toothman LLP

Wildcatters Fund
Bruce Vincent
Vincent & Company

IPAA is the industry’s strongest presence in the nation’s capital and these are important times. The entire oil and gas industry remains under fire from anti-development groups; but with these challenges arise unique opportunities that IPAA is seizing for our members.