The Advisory Council is a mandated part of the Center's organizational structure. The Council includes representatives of organizations, companies, state government and general citizens that have a vested interest in energy policy and energy research. The Advisory Council provides research direction and guidance and frequently assists the Center in securing finances.
Mr. Don Allison • Advantous Consulting, LLC
Mr. V. J. Bella • Retired
Mr. Dan Borné • Retired (LA Chemical Association)
Mr. Don Briggs • LA Oil & Gas Association
Mr. David A. Cagnolatti • Phillips 66
Ms. Lori Cameron • The Energy Council
Ms. Celeste Cheramie • Hood Baumann & Associates
Mr. Karl Connor • BP America, Inc.
Mr. Jeff Copeskey • ExxonMobil
Mr. Emile Cordaro • AEP SWEPCO
Mr. Brian Fahrenthold • Spectra Energy Corp.
Mr. Bill Fontenot • Cleco Power
The Hon. Eve Kahao Gonzalez • LA Public Service Commission
Mr. George Guidry • Koch Companies Public Sector
Mr. Thomas Harris • LA Dept. of Natural Resources
Mr. Paul Hilliard • Badger Oil
Mr. Chris John • LA Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Assoc.
Ms. Katherine King • Kean Miller Law Firm
Ms. Marjorie A. McKeithen • Jones Walker
Mr. Brad Mittendorf • Southern Strategy Group
Mr. Sam Poole • Retired (Conoco)
Mr. Jim Porter • Retired
Ms. Ginger Sawyer • Retired
Ms. Jennifer Vosburg • NRG Energy
Mr. Brent Wood • Retired (Chevron Corporation)