Governing Body members represent the largest organizations in the region and create an influential community of CIOs. The support and participation of our region’s Fortune 1000 CIOs ensures that content and best practice vendor sponsors are relevant and structured to deliver maximum value.

Chairs

William Braun
CIO, Chevron, and President, IT Company
Chevron Corporation
Archie Deskus
VP & CIO
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Al Lindseth
SVP Tech. & Risk Mgmt.
Plains All American Pipeline
Mike Perroni
VP, IT
Weatherford International
Anup Sharma
Global CIO
GE Oil & Gas
Wayne Shurts
EVP & Chief Technology Officer
Sysco Corporation

Governing Body

JP Arcuri
VP, IT Information Officer
Calpine Corporation
Jim Bailey
CIO
Modec International
Mike Bell
CIO & IT Leader
Texas Department Of Criminal Justice
Delaney Bellinger
CIO
EP Energy Corporation
Chris Belmont
VP & CIO
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Steven Bleakley
Director, IT
Newfield Exploration Company
Dulce Borjas
VP & CIO
GDF SUEZ Energy
Lloyd Boyd
CIO
Shale-Inland
Steve Brady
VP Process Innovation & CIO
Dresser-Rand Group Inc.
Michael Brooks
CIO
CVR Energy, Inc.
Tom Burns
VP, IT
Texon LP
Thomas Cahill
Director, Global Information Technology
FMC Technologies
Steven Carter
CIO
C&J Energy Services, Inc.
Yanni Charalambous
VP & CIO
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Peggy Colsman
CIO
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Stephen Craft
VP, IT
Spectra Energy Corp
Howard Davis
VP, CAO, & CIO
National Oilwell Varco, Inc.
Nasser Farshchian
SVP & CIO
MRC Global
Al Garcia
CIO
Harris County Appraisal District
Rex Griffin
IT Director
Ultra Petroleum Corp.
Dr. James Griffiths
Exec. Director, Clinical Technology
The University of Texas System
Eric Hansen
VP & CIO
Waste Connections, Inc.
Jennifer Hartsock
VP & CIO
Cameron International
Gary Hayes
CIO & VP of IT
CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
Michael Hazel
SVP & CIO
Academy Sports & Outdoors, Ltd.
Bradley Hoover
CIO, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
The Texas A&M University System
Steven Hunter
EVP & CIO
Stage Stores, Inc.
J.D. Johnson
EVP, Corporate Business Process Officer & CIO
American National Insurance Company
Stephen Johnson
SVP and CIO
Mattress Firm
Manish Kapoor
CIO & SVP Information Systems
NuStar Energy L.P.
Kevin Kelly
CIO, Long-Term Care Division
New York Life Insurance
Lori Kittle
CIO
Landry's Restaurants, Inc.
Paul Krueger
CIO
Stewart & Stevenson LLC
Randy Lakner
CIO
Oil States International, Inc.
Lynn Lovelady
VP, IT
Energen
Antonio Marin
VP, IT
Waste Corporation
Troy Matherne
VP & CIO
Geokinetics Inc.
Joe McKernan
SVP & CIO
VALIC
Aaron Merrick
VP, IT
Apache Corporation
Annette M. Moore
CIO
Johnson Space Center
David Mosley
VP & CIO
Kirby Corporation
Hyon Park
SVP & CIO
The Men's Wearhouse, Inc.
Stephen Perry
CIO
Genesis Energy, L.P.
Julie Purcell
SVP & CIO
SavaSeniorCare Administrative Services
Brad Rector
CIO
Air Liquide USA
Don Reny
VP & CIO
Exterran Holdings, Inc.
Melissa Scheppele
CIO & VP IT
Ascend Performance Materials
Steve Sidney
VP, IT & CIO
Bristow Group Inc.
Allan Skov
CIO
Black Stone Minerals
Partha Srinivasa
Group CIO & SVP
HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.
Kevin Stack
SVP & CIO
The Grocers Supply Co., Inc.
Paul Stewart
VP & CIO
BHP Billiton Petroleum
James Stinson
VP, IT
Quanta Services, Inc.
Gio Tomasini
President & CEO
Tomasini W2k
Cathy Tompkins
SVP, IT & CIO
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Stephen Toups
CIO & CMO
Turner Industries Group
John Varkey
CIO Direct Energy Residential
Direct Energy
Dee Waddell
SVP, Chief Digital Officer & CIO
Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.
Puneet Wahi
Sr. Director, Information Technology
TPC Group
Lanpin Wan
VP – IT
LINN Energy
Ravi Waran
VP, Global Business Services & CIO
Albemarle Corporation
Benjamin Williams
VP & CIO
Devon Energy Corporation
Maria Womersley
CIO
Huntsman Corporation