Board Of Directors

SPE Gulf Coast Section Board of Directors





The Mission of the Gulf Coast Section shall be the promotion of mutual cooperation in furthering the objectives of the Society of Petroleum Engineers International, Inc. This shall be accomplished by:

  • Providing forums that afford members the opportunity to upgrade and maintain professional competence
  • Providing social interaction that increases member participation in Section activities as a whole, while striving to maintain the integrity of the Section
  • Supporting programs in area primary and secondary schools to encourage students to develop their abilities in mathematics, science, and engineering
  • Supporting engineering programs at the university level
  • Enhancing the image of the Oil and Gas Industry by sponsoring community service programs

SPE-GCS 2011 By-Laws

Proposed SPE-GCS 2017 By-Laws


Position Name Phone
Chair Deepak Gala 832-337-2732
Vice Chair Trey Shaffer 832-209-8790
Treasurer David Flores 281-381-5828
Vice Treasurer Prasant Sainani
Secretary Marise Mikulis 281-723-2901
Program Coordinator Fady Chaban 832-387-7249
Program Coordinator Sunil Lakshminarayanan 713-366-5559
Career Management Sunil Lakshminarayanan 713-366-5559
Communications Chair Bryan Marlborough 985-232-0318
Membership Chair Kris Pitta 281-658-3708
Education Simeon Eburi 832-854-3134
Social Activities James Jackson
Innovate John Reichardt
Community Services Yu Li 281-814-6849
Director Mohammad Tabatabaei 713-296-3163
Director Robert Estes 713-204-5141
Director Ernie Prochaska 281-221-1434
Director Alvin Barber 713-513-2431
Director John "J.J." Jackson 832-247-0233
Director Mark Fleming 832-603-2305
YP Chair Nii Ahele Nunoo 832-247-0233
Past Chair Ivor Ellul 713-240-2740
Regional Director Roger Hite 713-385-5343