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The Visiting Committee of the BEG provides vital counsel and advice to the Director and staff of the Bureau with regard to research programs, research opportunities, strategic directions, and other significant issues. Members of the Visiting Committee include:


Mr. Bud Scherr, Chair (since Aug '11)
Chief Executive Officer
Valence Operating Company

Mr. Scott Anderson
Senior Policy Director
US Climate and Energy Program
Environmental Defense Fund

Mr. Bud Brigham
Chief Executive Officer
Anthem Ventures

Mr. Tim Brittan
Infinity Oil & Gas, Inc.

Commissioner George P. Bush
Texas Land Commissioner
Texas General Land Office

Commissioner Christi Craddick
Railroad Commission of Texas

Mr. James (Jim) W. Farnsworth
Chief Exploration Officer
Cobalt International Energy, LP

Mr. John W. Gibson, Jr.

Marilu Hastings

Vice President of Sustainability Programs
Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

The Honorable Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Mr. Mark A. Houser*
Chief Executive Officer
University Lands

Mr. C. Michael (Mike) Ming
General Manager
Oil & Gas Technology Center
GE Global Research

Dr. Charles (Chuck) R. Williamson
Weyerhaeuser Co. and Talisman Energy

    *new member
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