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Energy Workforce & Technology Council Elects 2024-2025 Board of Directors

HOUSTON—The Energy Workforce & Technology Council elected a slate of new officers and industry leaders during their 2024 Annual Meeting, held in Scottsdale, AZ. These individuals, who will serve one-year terms as Council co-chairs and co-vice chairs, and three-year terms as board and Advisory Board members, bring a wealth of experience and expertise to their roles.

“I am thrilled and privileged to spearhead Energy Workforce into the upcoming year. With unwavering determination, our Board of Directors, Advisory Board and leadership team are poised to elevate EWTC’s accomplishments to new heights, ensuring unparalleled value for our esteemed members and the dynamic energy services sector. Fueled by our extensive expertise and unwavering commitment to propel the energy technology and services sector forward, we are dedicated to catalyzing innovation and fostering substantial progress in the industry,” said Board Chair Scott Livingston, President of Energy Supply and Services, NOV

“Together, we are committed to fostering collaboration and driving initiatives that will empower the energy workforce and propel our industry forward. As an industry, we continue to face challenge after challenge head-on, whether it be geopolitical tensions or supply chain disruptions. By leveraging emerging technologies and fostering partnerships, we will shape a brighter future for generations to come,” said Board Vice Chair Sam Sledge, CEO & Director, ProPetro Services.

The following were elected to the Board of Directors:

  • Chair- Scott Livingston, President, Energy Products and Services Equipment, NOV
  • Vice Chair- Sam Sledge, CEO & Director, ProPetro Services
  • Finance Chair- Kyle Ramachandran, President & CFO, Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc.
  • Immediate Past Chair- Brian Groody, Vice President – OFS, North America Land, Baker Hughes
  • Immediate Past Chair- Daniel Hindes, Chief Operating Officer, ClearWell Dynamics
  • Well Servicing Director- Justin Bliffen, CEO/Founder, Brigade Energy Services
  • Well Stimulation Director- Ron Gusek, President, Liberty Energy
  • Membership Director- Megan Oberly, Vice President, Marketing & Product Management, Helmerich & Payne
  • Board Counsel- Matt Armstrong, Vice President Global Government & Regulatory Affairs, Baker Hughes
  • Chair Emeritus- Michael Reeves, President & CEO, Mattr
  • Chair Emeritus- Jack Renshaw, President, C&J Well Services
  • Director-At-Large- Steven Anderson, CEO & President, Evolution Well Services
  • Director-At-Large- Lyndal Cissell, President, Americas Land, SLB
  • Government Affairs Director- Todd Ennenga, Director of Government Affairs, Halliburton
  • Director-At-Large- Derek Kamp, Vice President & General Manager Oil & Gas, Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Director-At-Large- Gabriel Rio, President & CEO, Milestone Environmental Services

Approved as new members of the Council Advisory Board:

  • Katherine Hargis, SVP, CAO, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Key Energy Services
  • Kristen Culver, Chief Human Resources Officer, HMH Energy Services

Reappointed to the Advisory Board:

  • Keith Chometsky , President-MS Directional, Patterson UTI
  • Melissa Cougle, CFO, Ranger Energy Services
  • David de Roode, Partner and Executive Vice President, Lockton Global Energy & Marine
  • Scott Gale, Executive Director, Halliburton Labs
  • Lucas Gjovig, CEO, GO Wireline
  • Graham Gordon, Global Lead for Oilfield Equipment & Services, Accenture
  • Lloyd Hajdik, EVP, CFO & Treasurer, Oil States International
  • Gary Hauck, Vice President of Marketing, Communications, Business Development and Innovation, Vallourec
  • Matt Hooker, SVP, Ranger Energy Services
  • Bonnie Houston, Chief Administrative Officer, NOV
  •  Leroy Law, President/Owner, LL Industrial Transmission, Vice President Energy & Transportation, Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Craig Lange, Vice President Energy & Transportation, Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Josh Lowrey, Co-Founder, President & CEO, Galtway Enterprises
  • Neal Lux, President and CEO, Forum Energy Technologies
  • Jill Massonne, Director, Global Off-Highway Sales, Allison Transmission
  • Tony McLain, Chief Commercial Officer, GD Energy Products
  • Bruce Miller, VP, Director of Government & Industry Affairs, SLB
  • Rutger Niers, President & CEO, Ideal Completion Services
  • Rich Osborne, Vice President of Products- SPM, Caterpillar Oil & Gas
  • Ryan Phillips, Chairman & CEO, Axis Energy Services
  • Nishant Prabhu, President Industrial Segment, Cummins Sales and Service North America
  • James Prince, Chief Compliance Officer & Vice President – Legal Sustainability, Baker Hughes
  • Mark Reed, General Sales Manager, Exploration, Mustang Cat
  • Sanjiv Shah, Managing Director and Global Co-Head Energy & Power Investment Banking, Piper Sandler
  • S. Soma Somasundaram, President & CEO, ChampionX
  • Elizabeth Stephens, Vice President – North America Sales, HMH
  • Dave Warnick, Partner & Chief People Officer, ChasmBridge
  • Daniel Watson, President, Energy Alloys Global Solutions
  • J. Wayne Richards, President & CEO, GR Energy Services
  • Jim Wicklund, Managing Director, PPHB
  • Warren Zemlak, President & CEO, BJ Energy Solutions


About Energy Workforce

Energy Workforce & Technology Council is the national trade association for the global energy technology and services sector, representing more than 650,000 U.S. jobs in the technology-driven energy value chain. Energy Workforce works to advance member policy priorities and empower the energy workforce of the future.

Karina Erickson, Communications Director, writes about the Energy Workforce & Technology Council. Click here to subscribe to the Energy Workforce newsletter, which highlights sector-specific issues, best practices, activities and more.


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