External Advisory Board

Our Mission - To develop activities including acting as proponents for financial and other support via identification and shepherding potential contributors.  To create and cultivate relationships with faculty, students and alums in an effort to stay connected and help bring alumni back to the department.  To provide guidance and suggestions on curricular components to keep the department current with employer needs.

Mr. Mark Cooper Term end 2022 Buffalo Data Services LLC, Chair of the External Advisory Board
Mr. Taylor Friesenhahn Term end 2022 ConocoPhillips, Vice Chair of the External Advisory Board
Mr. Heath Wallis Term end 2021 Wallis Holdings LLC, Past Chair of the External Advisory Board
Mr. Don Castleberry  Honorary Life Member Retired, National Park Service
Mr. Bill Coffey   Honorary Life Member Spring Hill Energy Partners LLC
Mr. Clayton Yarri Davis  Honorary Life Member Vitruvian Exploration III
Dr. Tom Freeman Honorary Life Member Retired, University of Missouri
Mr. Jeff Hall  Honorary Life Member Retired, Devon Energy
Mr. Gerry Lundy Honorary Life Member Hogback Exploration Inc
Mr. Shane Matson Honorary Life Member Independent Geologist
Mr. Ron Snyder  Honorary Life Member Ceja Corporation
Mr. Maurice Storm Honorary Life Member Nemaha
Mr. Eddie Valek Honorary Life Member EOG Resources
Mr. Alex Warmath  Honorary Life Member Greenfields Petroleum
Mr. Charles Wickstrom Honorary Life Member Iron Hawk Energy Partners
Mr. John G. Williams Honorary Life Member Lift Energy Partners
Mr. William H. Willis Honorary Life Member Retired, Southern Minerals, Weyerhaeuser Co.
Dr. Edith Wilson Honorary Life  Member Rock Whisperer, LLC
Dr. Matt Boyce Term end 2023 EPOCH Consulting
Mr. Will Cains Term end 2023 Devon Energy
Mr. Garrett Clemons Term end 2022 NGL Energy Partners
Ms. Melody Hacker  Term end 2021 XTO Energy
Mr. Dustin Hoover   OzarksGo, LLC
Ms. Lacie Knight  Term end 2022 Southwestern Energy
Mr. Drew Kreman Term end 2021 Chesapeake Energy
Mr. Randy Lawson Term end 2021 Lawco Energy
Mr. Mike Liebelt Term end 2023 Retired, Marathon Oil Company, Managing Partner Retriever Venture Partners
Mr. Robert Liner Term end 2022 Stephens Production
Ms. Elizabeth Lyon Term end 2023 National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Mr. Mike Malloy   Director of Economic Development, City of Fairview Heights, Illinois
Mr. John Mitchell   Tecolote Energy
Ms. Jasmeen Moubarak Term end 2023 Shell
Mr. Ed Ratchford   Arkansas Geological Survey
Mr. Tad Sours Term end 2022  
Mrs. Cathy Voight   Retired BHP Billiton Petroleum
Mr. Daniel Wagner Term end 2021 USGS
Ms Dawn Warrick Term end 2021  City of Tulsa Planning and Development
Mr. Devin White Term end 2022 Oak Ridge National Lab
Mr. Brett Wittman Term end 2023  
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