2017 Houston Chapter Board

OFFICERS

President

Jeffrey "Jeff" A. Kaplan
EVP & Chief Legal Officer | LyondellBasell Industries

President- Elect

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

Vice President

Mark L. Carlton
Former General Counsel | Valerus Field Solutions LP

Secretary

Barclay R. Nicholson
Partner | Norton Rose Fulbright

Immediate Past President

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

DIRECTORS

 

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

Michael "Mike" Blankenship
Partner | Locke Lord LLP

Charles C. Boettcher
SVP and Chief Legal Officer | Waste Management, Inc.

Gregory "Greg" M. Bopp
Managing Partner| Bracewell LLP

Tammy W. Brennig
Partner | Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

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

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

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

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

Chris A. Ferazzi
Partner | Winston & Strawn LLP

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

Paul R. Genender
Partner | Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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

Michael "Mike" Haysley
Managing Director, Law Department Consulting | Consilio 

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

David "Dave" J. Healey
Senior Principal | Fish & Richardson P.C.

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

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

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.

Shannon Kinney
Assoc. General Counsel, Corporate & HR and Asst. Corp. Secretary| ConocoPhillips Inc.

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

Joel Lambert
SVP, General Counsel & Corp. Secretary | Crestwood Equity Partners LP

Emily E. Leitch
Partner | Jones Day

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

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

Elizabeth Matthews
VP, General Counsel & Corp. Secretary | Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.

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

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

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

William “Bill” Nelson
Partner | Haynes and Boone, LLP

Jonathan Newton
Managing Partner | Baker & McKenzie, LLP

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

Mark Prescott
Director | Prescott Legal Search

Susan Pye
President | Pye Legal Group

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

Cristina Rodriguez
Partner| Hogan Lovells US LLP

Richard Rohan
Partner | Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP

David Runnels
Partner | King & Spalding LLP

Joy Saphla
President, eLEXir | Morae Legal Corporation

Mark Sherrill
Partner | Eversheds Sutherland

Kenneth "Ken" Simon
SVP & General Counsel | Crown Castle International Corp.

Steven Spears
Partner | McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Nick Spiliotis
Partner |K&L Gates LLP

N. Larry Stevens
Partner | Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP

James "Jim" T. Sullivan
Vice President Legal | TechnipFMC plc

Alvin L. Thomas II
General Counsel | GC Consulting Solutions

Holly Williamson
Partner | Hunton & Williams LLP

Mark White
Managing Director | KPMG, LLP

 

Russell Wong
Partner | Blank Rome LLP

Shira Yoshor
Shareholder| Greenberg Traurig, LLP

KEY COMMITTEES

Membership Chairs

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

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

Programming Chairs

Mark L. Carlton - Chair
Former General Counsel | Valerus Field Solutions LP

David G. Runnels– Co-Chair
Partner | King & Spalding LLP

Special Events Chairs

Shannon Kinney - Chair
Assoc. General Counsel, Corporate & HR and Asst. Corp. Secretary| ConocoPhillips Inc.

Emily E. Leitch - Co-Chair
Partner | Jones Day

Strategic Planning Chair

TBD

 

Forum Women Chair

TBD