National and Chapter Leadership

National Leadership

2022-2023 Board of Directors

Christopher H. Reed

President - AT LARGE, TYLER, TEXAS

Chris has been an at-large member of SIPES for the past 20 years, residing in “chapter free” Tyler, TX and has served on the National Board of Directors for the past five years. Chris has been an active professional geologist since 1975 working primarily the Mesozoic Gulf but has also worked throughout the U.S. and Asia. He is licensed in both Texas and Arkansas, along with certification from the AAPG/DPA.

Dan Earl Duggan

Vice President

Dan Earl is currently serving his fifth year on the SIPES National Board of Directors.  He was previously the Fort Worth Chapter Chairman. He has lengthy & broad experience in the domestic oil and gas industry with both public and private companies. The latter includes substantial activity as an independent, conducting project development and investment for his own account primarily in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado. He is an Emeritus member of AAPG.

Neil D. Sharp

VP National Energy - denver, Colorado

Neil currently resides in Denver, CO and is the President of Rampike Resources, Ltd.  His company focuses on generating and developing oil and gas prospects within the Midcontinent and Rockies in both conventional and unconventional plays.

Wendell R. Creech

Secretary - Midland, Texas

Wendell Creech has been a geophysical consultant since 1996, primarily working in the Permian Basin and Gulf Coast areas. He is a U.S. Veteran (Navy), and graduated from Missouri State in 1979 with a B.S. in geology. He is also a member of the SEG, AAPG, WTGS, PBGS and TBPG #4518.

John R. Stephens

Treasurer - Dallas, Texas

John has spent the past 30+ years as an Independent with the company he founded which has principally concentrated it efforts in Texas and Oklahoma. He has been active in the Dallas geoscience community including previously serving on the boards of both the Dallas Geological Society (Membership, Secretary, AAPG Delegate & President) and the Dallas Chapter of SIPES (Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-Chairman & Chairman). John has a B.S. in geology from Texas Tech University and an MLS – Oil & Gas Law from OU.

National Directors

  • Gregg S. Alletag – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Dawn S. Bissell – Corpus Christi, Texas
  • David W. Cromwell – Midland, Texas
  • Kevin B. Hill – At-Large (Shreveport, Louisiana)
  • Michael L. Jones – Houston, Texas
  • Thomas M. Kirby – San Antonio, Texas
  • Monte Meers – Fort Worth, Texas
  • Thomas G. Pronold – Wichita, Kansas
  • Ellis Randolph – At-Large (Santa Fe, New Mexico)
  • Carol M. Shiels – Dallas, Texas
  • Stephen M. Smith – Houston, Texas

At-Large

Chapter National Directors
Kevin Hill & Ellis Randolph

Corpus Christi, TX

Chapter Chair
Rajan Ahuja
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
TBA

Chapter Secretary
Brent Winborne

Chapter Treasurer
Dan Pedrotti

Chapter Committee Chairs

Membership
Brian Calhoun

Chapter National Director
Dawn Bissell

Meeting Times and Location
Water Street Market
Last Tuesday of the month

Dallas, TX

Chapter Chair
Michael Adams
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
Neil Barman

Chapter Secretary
Carole Popa

Chapter Treasurer
John Stephens

Chapter Committee Chairs

Membership
David Williamson

Activities
Neil Barman

Continuing Education
Don Muth

Chapter National Director
Carol Shiels & John Stephens

Meeting Times and Location
Prestonwood Country Club
3rd Tuesday

Denver, CO

Chapter Chair
Gary Thompson
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
Bill Pearson

Chapter Secretary
Jerry Cuzella

Chapter Treasurer
Melanie Westergaard

Chapter Committee Chairs

Membership
Jim Applegate

Chapter National Director
Neil Sharp

Meeting Times and Location

Wynkoop Brewing Company
4th Thursday

Chapter Website

Fort Worth, TX

Chapter Chair
Dennis Browning
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
Jim West

Chapter Secretary
Mike O’Donnell

Chapter Treasurer
Dave Koger

Chapter Committee Chairs

Membership
Michael Morris

Chapter National Director
Monte Meers

Meeting Times and Location
Fort Worth Petroleum Club
1st Wednesday
(except June-August)

Houston, TX

Chapter Chair
Matt Boyce
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
TBA

Chapter Secretary
Scott Leaseburge

Chapter Treasurer
Luis Carvajal
LinkedIn

Chapter Committee Chairs

Membership

TBA

Technical Program
TBA

Continuing Education
Richard Willingham

Deal Buyers List
Ryan Price

Hospitality
Justin Vandenbrink

Newsletter
Jeff Allen

Public Relations
Jeff Lund

Website
Sasha Gumprecht

Chapter National Directors
Mike Jones & Steve Smith

Chapter Office Manager
Meghan Jones

Meeting Times and Location
Petroleum Club, 3rd Thursday

Chapter Website

Lafayette, LA

Chapter Chair
King Munson
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
TBA

Chapter Secretary
Houston Elkins

Chapter Treasurer
Houston Elkins

Chapter Committee Chairs

Membership
Johnny Walker

Chapter National Director
TBA

Meeting Times and Location
Petroleum Club, 2nd Wednesday

Midland, TX

Chapter Chair
Brian Miller
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
Mike Raines

Chapter Secretary
George Friesen

Chapter Treasurer
Jerry Elger

Chapter Committee Chairs

Environmental Affairs
John Kimberly

Membership
Craig Smith

Political Affairs
Jack Naumann

Publicity
Marc Maddox

Website
Randy Anderson

Chapter National Director
Wendell Creech & David Cromwell

Meeting Times and Location
Midland Country Club
3rd Wednesday

Chapter Website

New Orleans, LA

Chapter Chair
Louis Lemarié
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
Toby Roesler

Chapter Secretary
TBA

Chapter Treasurer
Eric Broadbridge

Chapter Committee Chairs

Membership
Eric Broadbridge

Website
David Broadbridge

Continuing Education
Roy Lassus

Chapter National Director
TBA

Meeting Times and Location
Andrea’s Restaurant, 3rd Tuesday

Chapter Website

Oklahoma City, OK

Chapter Chair
Greg Riepl
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
Michael Bone

Chapter Secretary
Cody Griffin

Chapter Treasurer
Terry Hollrah

Chapter Committee Chairs

Membership
Joe Vaughn

Political Affairs
TBA

Public Relations
TBA

Continuing Education
Joel Alberts

Chapter National Director
Gregg Alletag

Meeting Times and Location
Petroleum Club, 1st Wednesday

San Antonio, TX

Chapter Chair
Tom Kirby
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
Lee Billingsley

Chapter Secretary
Doug McGookey

Chapter Treasurer
Tim McGovern

Chapter Committee Chairs
TBA

Chapter National Director
Tom Kirby

Meeting Times and Location
Petroleum Club, 3rd Thursday

Wichita, KS

Chapter Chair
Tom Pronold
Email

Chapter Vice Chair
TBA

Chapter Secretary
TBA

Chapter Treasurer
TBA

Chapter Committee Chairs
TBA

Chapter National Director
Thomas Pronold

Meeting Times and Location
Time and location TBD

Past SIPES Officers

YEARPRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL ENERGYSECRETARYTREASURER    
2021Gregg S. AlletagChristopher H. ReedNeil D. SharpWendell R. CreechJohn R. Stephens
2020Dawn S. BissellGregg S. AlletagChristopher H. ReedWendell R. CreechJohn R. Stephens
2019Barry J. RavaDawn S. BissellGregg S. AlletagWendell R. CreechJohn R. Stephens
2018Carol M. ShielsBarry J. RavaDawn S. BissellJohn H. NewberryJohn R. Stephens
2017Patrick A. NyeCarol M. ShielsBarry J. RavaJohn H. NewberryKirk C. Kolar
2016Douglas H. McGinnessPatrick A. NyeR. David ShielsMichael L. JonesGary C. Huber
2015D. Craig SmithDouglas H. McGinnessPatrick A. NyeMichael L. JonesR. David Shiels
2014Ralph J. DaigleD. Craig SmithGeorge M. CarlstromDouglas H. McGinness Michael A. Fogarty
2013Douglas R. EsslerRalph J. DaigleC. Al Taylor, Jr.George M. CarlstromTerence G. O’Hare
2012Dennis M. GleasonWilliam A. Walker, Jr.Eduardo A. RiddleDouglas R. EsslerGilbert D. “Gib” Brown
2011Marc D. MaddoxThomas J. SmithDennis M. GleasonSuzanne G. CluffJ. R. “Dick” Cleveland
2010Kenneth J. HuffmanThomas J. SmithMarc D. MaddoxDennis M. GleasonThomas J. Smith
2009William R. FinleyMarc D. MaddoxKenneth J. HuffmanJ. Phil Martin, Jr.Bobby M. Greenwood
2008H. Jack Naumann, Jr.Lee M. PetersenWilliam R. FinleyMarc D. MaddoxKenneth J. Huffman
2007George S. JohnsonLanny O. ButnerH. Jack Naumann, Jr.Clifford A. WalkerLee M. Petersen
2006Michael N. AustinGeorge S. JohnsonE. Bernard BrauerClifford A. WalkerH. Jack Naumann, Jr.
YEARPRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENT OF NATURAL RESOURCESSECRETARYTREASURER
2005David A. EylerRaymond N. BlackhallMichael N. AustinJames K. ApplegateE. Bernard Brauer
2004Brian S. CalhounDaniel M. ReynoldsDavid A. EylerMichael N. AustinWendy G. Holland
2003William T. Goff IIIJ. D. HughesBrian S. CalhounTony R. StuartWendy G. Holland
2002Scott A. WainwrightMarion E. SpitlerWilliam T. Goff IIITony R. StuartRobert W. Buehler
2001Deborah K. SacreyMarion E. SpitlerRobert C. LeibrockPeter G. GrayJames A. Savage
2000A. T. Carleton, Jr.Scott A. WainwrightRoger L. MartinJames L. ClaughtonJames A. Savage
1999Mark K. MosleyVictor L. CooperA. T. Carleton, Jr.Scott A. WainwrightGeorge F. Willis
1998Donald C. WambaughWilliam P. WilbertMark K. MosleyVictor L. CooperGeorge F. Willis
1997Perry O. RoehlDean KebertRobert D. CowderyJohn M. JurasinH. Rudy Parkison
1996Arlen L. EdgarScott LaurentPerry O. RoehlRobert D. CowderyJames H. Henderson
1995Lloyd K. Parrish, Jr.James H. HendersonTerry L. HollrahWilliam M. KazmannJames B. Bennett
1994Donald C. GiffordMalcolm D. McGregorRobert B. OwenMichael F. McKenzieWilliam M. Kazmann
1993William E. Hendon, Jr.Taylor W. DillardDonald C. GiffordMalcolm D. McGregor Michael F. McKenzie
1992Harry L. FrankGeorge E. FarmarWilliam E. Hendon, Jr.Daniel L. SmithTaylor W. Dillard
1991Jon F. CobbW. Rand Turner, Jr.David N. GrimesKenneth O. SeewaldGeorge E. Farmar
1990Fred M. Thompson, Jr.Victor E. RatliffLucius C. GeerRoy C. WaltherJon F. Cobb
1989Gene B. Wiggins, Jr.Harry WestmorelandLucius C. GeerFred M. Thompson, Jr.Robert R. Lamb
1988John C. RobertsAl H. Wadsworth, Jr.H. Vaughan Watkins, Jr.Hugh W. CurfmanWilliam E. McCommons
1987Philip J. McKennaJ. Murphy HortonH. Vaughan Watkins, Jr.Al H. Wadsworth, JrWilliam E. McCommons
1986Gail E. OliphantH. Grady Collier, Jr.Roy L. Naumann
H. Vaughan Watkins, Jr.
Richard F. PetersonJ. Murphy Horton
1985A. Scott RitchieO. H. BerryGail E. OliphantRoy L. NaumannHarvey M. Gandy
1984A.T. Green, Jr.Stewart ChuberGail E. OliphantA. Scott RitchieO. H. Berry
1983Joe H. E. WardDonald C. GiffordA. Scott RitchieA. T. Green, Jr.Stewart Chuber
YEARPRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENTSECRETARYTREASURER
1982William L. ChampionFred L. OliverWilbur C. BradleyJoe H. E. Ward
1981Jerome J. C. IngelsRobert A. AndersonFred L. OliverWilliam L. Champion
1980John J. AmorusoRobert A. AndersonArthur J. Pansze, Jr.Earl E. Gaertner
1979John E. SchererJohn E. MatterLewis L. Shackelford, Jr. John J. Amoruso
1978Fred H. HartmanDavid B. RemickJim G. GouldBob G. Lovick
1977Patrick J. F. GrattonE. Keith DroullardFred H. HartmanHarry A. Miller, Jr.
1976Leroy GatlinPatrick J. F. GrattonHarry A. Miller, Jr.Clem E. George
1975Charles Bankhead, Jr.Jack P. MartinMartin C. KelseyPutnam K. Reiter
1974Orville G. LundstromEugene L. MaxwellJack P. MartinPutnam K. Reiter
1973William C. BednarOrville G. LundstromThomas H. PhilpotEugene L. Maxwell
1972John E. BrewerJerald H. BartleyWilliam C. BednarOrville G. Lundstrom
1971C. W. Smith
E. Lee Mills
Wendell LewisJohn E. BrewerDouglas E. Bacon
1970C. R. PopeC. W. SmithE. Lee MillsWendell L. Lewis
1969Edward A. KoesterJack G. Elam - 1st V.P.
Frank W. Harrison, Jr. -2nd V.P.
C. W. SmithWendell L. Lewis
1968G. Frederick ShepherdCarroll R. Pope - 1st V.P.
Edward A. Koester 2nd V.P.
George R. CarterGeorge R. Carter
1967James O. Lewis, Jr.Carroll R. Pope - 1st V.P.
William J. Hilseweck - 2nd V.P.
James A. McCarthyW. Harlan Taylor
1966Willis G. MeyerJames L. Ballard - 1st V.P.
Drew Cornell - 2nd V.P.
James O. Lewis, Jr. W. Harlan Taylor
1965George R. GibsonJohn C. Myers - 1st V.P.
Willis G Meyer - 2nd V.P.
Sam M. Penn
1964Carleton D. Speed, Jr.George R. GibsonJack ColleJames L. Ballard
1963Carleton D. Speed, Jr.Sam M. Penn C. H. SampleR. M. Beatty

SIPES Outstanding Service
Award Recipients

YearAward Recipient
2022Patrick A. Nye
2021D. Craig Smith
2019Ralph J. Daigle
2018Arthur J. Pansze, Jr.
2017Marc D. Maddox
2016David A. Eyler
2016H. Jack Naumann, Jr.
2015Kenneth J. Huffman
2014Patrick H. McKinney
2013Michael N. Austin
2013Putnam K. Reiter*
2012A. Scott Ritchie*
2011Paul W. Britt
2010Victor L. Cooper
2010William T. Goff III
2009Brian S. Calhoun
2008Robert C. Leibrock
2008Scott A. Wainwright
2007Deborah K. Sacrey
2006Emerson Keith Droullard*
2005Jerome J.C. Ingels
2004M. D. McGregor*
2004Daniel L. Smith*
2003Fred L. Oliver
2003Robert B. Owen*
2002Scott Laurent
2001H. Grady Collier, Jr.*
2001Arlen L. Edgar*
2000James B. Bennett
2000Lloyd K. Parrish, Jr.*
1997Donald C. Gifford
1993Fred M. Thompson, Jr.*
1990Leroy Gatlin*
1990George R. Gibson*
1990Patrick J. F. Gratton
1990Willis G. Meyer*
1983John E. Scherer*
1980E. Lee Mills*
1978Jerald H. Bartley*

*Deceased

SIPES Honorary Members

John J. Amoruso*
A. T. Carleton, Jr.*
Stewart Chuber*
Jack O. Colle*
Robert D. Cowdery
Arlen L. Edgar*
Hershal C. Ferguson*
William R. Finley
James A. Gibbs
George R. Gibson*
Donald C. Gifford
Kenneth L. Gow*
Patrick J. F. Gratton
A. T. Green, Jr.*
Frank W. Harrison, Jr.
Marc D. Maddox
Evelyn W. Moody*
Sam M. Penn*
Deborah K. Sacrey
Charles H. Sample*
John E. Scherer*
G. Frederick Shepherd*
Daniel L. Smith*
Carleton D. Speed, Jr.*
Felix A. Vogel, Jr.*
Al H. Wadsworth, Jr.*
Donald C. Wambaugh*

*Deceased