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Advisory Council


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.

Mr. Bob Baumann • Hood Baumann & Associates

Ms. Laura BeauchampEntergy Louisiana

Mr. Robert Beadle • Placid Refining

Mr. V. J. Bella • Retired

Ms. Camille Ivy-O'Donnell Bentin • Chevron Corporation

Mr. Stanley Bienemy • Air Products

Rep. Ryan BourriaqueLouisiana State House of Representatives

Mr. Greg Bowser • Louisiana Chemical Association

Mr. David A. Cagnolatti Phillips 66

Mr. Blake Canfield • Louisiana Dept. of Natural Resources

Mr. Jeff Copeskey • ExxonMobil

Mr. Emile Cordaro • AEP SWEPCO

Speaker Phillip DeVillierLouisiana State House of Representatives

Mr. Manfredo Dix • State of Louisiana, Office of Planning & Budget

Mr. Josh Fleig • Greater New Orleans, Inc.

Mr. Brandon Frey • Louisiana Public Service Commission

Ms. Lauren George • Drax

Rep. Brett F. Geymann • Louisiana State House of Representatives

Sec. Tyler GrayLouisiana Department of Energy & Natural Resources

Mr. Chris Guidry • OxyChem Corporation

Mr. George Guidry • Koch Companies Public Sector

Sen. Bob Hensgens • Louisiana State Senate

Mr. Shane Hilton • Cleco Corporation

Mr. Tim Johnson • The TJC Group

Dr. Jack Koban • Worley Consulting, Inc.

Ms. Desiree Lemoine • Industry Makes

Ms. Marjorie A. McKeithen • Jones Walker LLP

Mr. Brad Mittendorf • Southern Strategy Group

Mr. Mike Moncla • Louisiana Oil & Gas Association

Ms. Renee Morales • Talos Energy

Mr. Fred Palmer • Shell USA, Inc.

Mr. Russell Richardson • Baton Rouge Area Chamber

Ms. Adrienne C. Slack • Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - New Orleans Branch

Mr. Freddy Smith • EAG Gulf Coast, LLC and EisnerAmper (Postlethwaite & Netterville)

Ms. Debbie Vivien •  Louisiana Legislative Fiscal Office

Mr. Randy Young • Kean Miller Law Firm

Mr. Eric Zimmermann • LLOG



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