Bureau of Economic Geology

Visiting Committee

The Visiting Committee of the Bureau of Economic Geology 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:

Dr. Claudia Hackbarth, Chair
Manager, Technology Learning
Shell Global Services U.S. Inc.

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

Mr. Bud Brigham 
Founder and Chairman
Anthem Ventures, Brigham Minerals, Brigham Exploration, Atlas Sand

Mr. Tim Brittan 
President 
Infinity Oil & Gas, Inc.

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

Commissioner Christi Craddick
Railroad Commission of Texas

Mr. Dan Domeracki
Professor of the Practice of Energy
Associate Director, UNC Energy Center
UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mr. James (Jim) W. Farnsworth 
Independent Director, Beacon Offshore
Operating Partner, Azimuth Capital

Mr. John W. Gibson, Jr.
CEO, President, Chairman of the BOD
Flotek

Ms. Marilu Hastings
Vice President, Sustainability Programs
Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

The Honorable Glenn Hegar
Comptroller
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Mr. Mark A. Houser
Chief Executive Officer
University Lands

Ms. Carol Lloyd
Corporate Planning Manager, Corporate Strategy and Planning
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Mr. C. Michael (Mike) Ming
President & Founder
Ming Energy Partners, LLC

Chairman Jon Niermann
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Mr. Bud Scherr
Chief Executive Officer 
Valence Operating Company

Mr. Richard (Dick) Stoneburner
Managing Director
Pine Brook Partners

Mr. Jeff Walker 
Executive Administrator
Texas Water Development Board

Dr. Charles (Chuck) R. Williamson 
Lead Director, Weyerhaeuser Co. & Paccar
Director, Greyrock Energy