2018 Houston Chapter Board

OFFICERS

President

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

President- Elect

Kenneth "Ken" Simon
Senior Vice President & General Counsel | Crown Castle International Corp.

Vice President

Elizabeth Matthews
Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | Total Holdings USA, Inc. 

Secretary

Barclay R. Nicholson
Partner | Norton Rose Fulbright

Immediate Past President

Jeffrey "Jeff" A. Kaplan
Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer | LyondellBasell Industries

DIRECTORS

Will Anderson
Partner| Bracewell LLP

Brian D. Baird
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary | Stallion Oilfield Services, Inc.

Michael "Mike" Blankenship
Partner | Locke Lord LLP

Charles C. Boettcher
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer | Waste Management, Inc.

Tammy W. Brennig
Partner | Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Chevazz G. Brown
Partner | Jackson Walker LLP

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

Travis Canova
Director, Risk Consulting, Investigations | KPMG, LLP

Alejandro "Alex" Cestero
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary & Chief Legal Officer | Frank's International, N.V.

Nathan F. Coco
Partner | McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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

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

Chris A. Ferazzi
Partner | Winston & Strawn LLP

William “Will” Fry
Vice President, Legal | Team Inc.

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

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

Keith L. Head
Former Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | Harvest Natural Resources, Inc.

Timothy “Tim” J. Hill
General Counsel, Senior Vice President, Legal and Public Affairs | Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP

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

Deborah S. Huston
Asst. General Counsel | Talos Energy LLC

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

Betsy Kamin
Partner | Clark Hill Strasburger

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

Shannon Kinney
Deputy General Counsel, Corporate & Commercial, Chief Compliance Officer| ConocoPhillips Inc.

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

Joel Lambert
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | Crestwood Equity Partners LP

Victoria Lazar
Assoc. General Counsel - Integration, Sourcing & Contracts | GE

Emily E. Leitch
Partner | Jones Day

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

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

Kevin M. McDonald
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary | Keane Group, Inc.

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

Sharon McLaughlin
Director | Parker + Lynch Legal

Jim Neath
President, CLUTCH Information Management & Discovery | Morae Global

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

Jonathan Newton
Managing Partner | Baker & McKenzie, LLP

Jayme Partridge
Senior Principal | Fish & Richardson P.C.

Susan Pye
President | Pye Legal Group

Cristina Rodriguez
Partner| Hogan Lovells US LLP

Richard Rohan
Partner | Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP

David Runnels
Partner | King & Spalding LLP

Mark Sherrill
Partner | Eversheds Sutherland

Chad Smith
Director | Consilio

Nick Spiliotis
Partner |K&L Gates LLP

N. Larry Stevens
Of Counsel | Foley Gardere, Foley & Lardner LLP

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

Alvin L. Thomas II
General Counsel | GC Consulting Solutions

Hugh Tucker
Partner | Shearman & Sterling LLP

Mark Waite
Partner | DLA Piper LLP (US)

Russell Wong
Partner | Blank Rome LLP

Shira Yoshor
Shareholder| Greenberg Traurig, LLP

KEY COMMITTEES

Membership Chairs

Kenneth "Ken" Simon - Chair
Senior Vice President & General Counsel | Crown Castle International Corp.

Jonathan Newton - Vice Chair
Managing Partner | Baker & McKenzie, LLP

Programs Chairs

Elizabeth Matthews - Chair
Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | Total Holdings USA, Inc. 

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

Special Events Chairs

Shannon Kinney - Chair
Deputy General Counsel, Corporate & Commercial, Chief Compliance Officer| ConocoPhillips Inc.

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