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

The Gulf Coast Section is governed by the following by-laws:  SPE-GCS By-Laws

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Position Name Phone
Chair Trey Shaffer 832-209-8790
Vice Chair Sunil Lakshminarayanan 713-366-5559
Treasurer Prasant Sainani 214-315-5427
Vice Treasurer Alberto Casero 832-506-6345
Secretary Elizabeth Zuluaga 713-372-2249
YP Chair Ernesto Valbuena 832-854-6103
Membership Chair Kris Pitta 281-658-3708
Education Chair Jennifer Pinnick 251-377-3692
Communications Chair Bryan Marlborough 985-232-0318
Program Chair Bill Davis 281-687-1590
Career Management & Continuing Education Chair Mike Redburn 307-214-7518
Director Adrian Reed 713-481-9410
Director Nils Kageson-Loe 281-706-1654
Director Mohammad Tabatabaei 713-296-3163
Director Robert Estes 713-204-5141
Director Stephen Loving 817-773-2680
Director Marise Mikulis 281-723-2901
Past Chair Deepak Gala 281-731-8632
Social Activities Chair James Jackson
Community Services Chair Lisa Li 281-814-6849
Innovate Chair Mikhail Alekseenko