December 5-7, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX

2016 Advisory Committee

Conference Chair: John Johnson, Director, FDEP- Office of Emergency Response
Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Rex Anderson, Vice President Safety/Security/Crisis Management
Energy XXI

Larry Barnwell, Emergency Preparedness and Response Manager
Marine Well Containment Company

Bradford Benggio, Scientific Support Coordinator
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Patrick Bergeron, President/Partner
Forefront Emergency Management, LP

Darice Breeding, Physical Scientist
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

Jim Calhoun, Manager, Regulatory Affairs
T&T Salvage, Inc.

Ron Cantin, Vice President
EMSI (Emergency Management Services International)

Captain Gregory Case, Captain of the Port
U.S. Coast Guard, Sector St. Petersburg (retired)

Tom Coolbaugh, Ph.D., Oil Spill Response Technology Group Lead
ExxonMobil Research & Engineering

Don Costanzo, Vice President Information Technology 
CSA Ocean Sciences, Inc.

Marty Cramer, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Mike Drieu, HSE Advisor
Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

Josh Dubach, EHS Advisor
Hess Corporation

Carmine Dulisse, Global Emergency Preparedness & Response Manager
Exxon Mobil Development Company

Jim Elliott, Vice President
American Salvage Association

Kent Harrington, Manager – ER/Oil Spill Response & Major Accounts
United States Environmental Services

J Jill Heatley, Associate Professor
Texas A&M University

Wayne Hollingsworth, Technical Advisor
The Response Group

Bradley Hubbard, ER Specialist
Shell Americas Emergency Management

Mitch Istre, Senior Emergency Response Consultant
Phillips 66

Jeremiah Jeffries, Senior EHS Specialist
Hess Corporation

Peter Jensen, Global Emergency Preparedness & Response Advisor
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Sheri Lin Lamoureux, Marketing Director
Technical Response Planning Corp.- TRP

Steven Lang, Contingency Planning Specialist
U.S. Coast Guard, Sector St. Petersburg

Lawrence Malizzi, Senior Manager, Project Development
O'Brien & Gere

Pat McCaffrey, Emergency Coordinator
Marathon Petroleum Co., LP

Greg Minnery, Senior Environmental Scientist, Marine Ecosystems
Natural Resources, Earth Science, Chevron Energy Technology Company

Ralph Mitchell, Crisis & Continuity Management/Emergency Response Manager BP PLC
BP Energy Company

Angie Morrow, Senior Project Scientist

Rhonda Murgatroyd, Managing Director
Wildlife Response Services, LLC

Eddie Murphy, Training & Exercise Specialist

Keith Nichols, Senior Scientist
C.K. Associates

Mike Noel, Commercial Director

David Palandro, Ph.D., Engineering Associate
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

Kevin Palm, Sr. Business Development Manager
National Response Corporation (NRC)

Barbara Parker, Response Science and Advocacy Manager
Shell Exploration & Production Company

Bob Patterson, Senior Director, PetroChem
Witt O'Brien's

Pat Peavler, Emergency Response Manager
Cobalt International Energy, Inc.

David Pertuz, Sr. Emergency Response Specialist
Shell Exploration & Production Company

Gary Petrae, Senior Preparedness Analyst
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)

CDR Zachary Pickett, Preparedness & Readiness Planner
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi

Joseph Plasencia, HSSE
U.S. Coast Guard, Seventh District

Davian Ploger, President & Chief Operating Officer
Horizon Environmental

Greg Pollock, Director
Texas General Land Office  

Chris Russell, Federal On-Scene Coordinator
U.S. EPA, Region 4

Michael Sams, Incident Management and Preparedness Advisor
U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District

Roger Scheuermann, Special Projects Advisor

Sharon Schmalz, Executive Director
The Wildlife Center of Texas

Afton Shelton, Crisis Management Coordinator
Plains All American Pipeline

Robert Simmons, President
Environmental Science Services

James Sligh, Environmental Specialist 2
TransMontaigne Operating Company, LP

Fred Sparks, Emergency Response Advisor

John Temperilli, Senior Consultant
CTEH Emergency Response Crisis Management

Shaw Thompson, President

OMI Environmental Solutions

Andy Tirpak, Assessment Biologist
Texas Parks & Wildlife

Jim Weber, CEO
SWS Environmental Services

Chris Wiatrek, Emergency Management Liaison
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Jon Wickersham, Emergency Response Specialist
Colonial Pipeline Company

Forest Willis, Incident Manager
U.S. Coast Guard District 7

Dominic Winslow, Manager HAZMAT Planning
BNSF Railroad

Brian Wynne, Director
Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator's Office, Department of Public Safety Services

Tim Yancey, Environmental Coordinator
TransMontaigne Operating Company, LP