Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Randy Foutch, Chair

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Laredo Petroleum, Inc.

Doyle Beneby

Chief Executive Officer, New Generation Power International (NGPI), an international independent renewable energy company

Samuel Bodman

Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy; Board of Directors for DuPont, Hess Corporation, and the AES Corporation

Jack Broodo

Business President, Feedstocks & Energy, The Dow Chemical Company

Ernest Cockrell

Chairman, Cockrell Interests Inc.; President and Director, Cockrell Foundation; Chairman and Director, the Welch Foundation

Helen Currie

Chief Economist, ConocoPhillips

Linn Draper

Former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Electric Power Company, Inc; Faculty member in nuclear engineering at UT-Austin from 1971-79

Donald Evans

Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce; Chairman, Energy Future Holdings; Senior Partner, Quintana Energy Partners; Chairman, George W. Bush Presidential Center

Henry Groppe, Vice Chair

Founding Partner, Groppe, Long & Littell

Bruce Harris

Senior Director of Federal Government Relations for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Marilu Hastings

Environment Program Director for the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

Ron Hulme

Chief Executive Officer, Parallel Resource Partners

Marianne Kah

Former Chief Economist of ConocoPhillips and Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy

Ryan Lance

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ConocoPhillips

James Marston

Vice President of Energy Program and Director of Texas regional office, Environmental Defense Fund

Jack Randall

Co-founder and Managing Partner, Jefferies Randall & Dewey Inc.; Director, XTO Energy; Co-founder, Caymus Energy Fund

Thomas Schuessler

President, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

Shahid Ullah

Partner, Stratum Energy

Deborah Wince-Smith

President and CEO, Council on Competitiveness; Board of Directors, NASDAQ-OMX, Inc.

Ex Officio Deans

Michelle Addington

Dean, School of Architecture

Angela Evans

Dean, LBJ School of Public Affairs

Ward Farnsworth

Dean, School of Law

Jay Hartzell

Dean, McCombs School of Business

Linda Hicke

Dean, College of Natural Sciences

Sharon Mosher

Dean, Jackson School of Geosciences

Sharon Wood

Dean, Cockrell School of Engineering