Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Marilu Hastings, Chair

Environment Program Director for the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

Tristan Aspray

Vice President, Research & Technology Development, ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions

William (Bill) Bates

Executive Vice President & Board Treasurer, Council on Competitiveness

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

Randy Foutch

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

Henry Groppe, Vice Chair

Founding Partner, Groppe, Long & Littell

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

Ex Officio Deans

Michelle Addington

Dean, School of Architecture

Roger T. Bonnecaze

Interim Dean, Cockrell School of Engineering

JR DeShazo

Dean, LBJ School of Public Affairs

Ward Farnsworth

Dean, School of Law

Lillian Mills

Dean, McCombs School of Business

Claudia Mora

Dean, Jackson School of Geosciences

David A. Vanden Bout

Dean, College of Natural Sciences