Board, Trustees, and Constituent Organizations

The Foundation is led by a Board of Directors and guided by a Trustees Council composed of representatives from 62 constituent organizations – 32 law schools, 13 bar associations, and 19 mining and oil and gas associations – as well as 25 at-large trustees elected annually, a number of honorary trustees who have made vital contributions to the work of the Foundation, and the Foundation’s past presidents.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2017-2018

President: Michael J. Malmquist, Parsons Behle & Latimer, Salt Lake City, UT

Vice President: William B. Prince, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Salt Lake City, UT

Secretary: Rebecca W. Watson, Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C., Denver, CO

Treasurer: Rachael E. Salcido, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, CA

Past President, 2015-2016: Phillip R. Clark, Bryan Cave LLP, Denver, CO  

Past President, 2016-2017: Jonathan A. Hunter, Liskow & Lewis, New Orleans, LA

Member-at-Large: Rob Risley, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Phoenix, AZ 

Member-at-Large: Sandra B. Zellmer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law, Lincoln, NE

Member-at-Large: Ann E. Lane, WPX Energy, Inc., Denver, CO

Member-at-Large: Khaled Abdel Barr, Lawson Lundell LLP, Vancouver, BC

Member-at-Large: Hadassah M. Reimer, Holland & Hart LLP, Jackson, WY

Member-at-Large: Neil G. Westesen, Crowley Fleck PLLP, Bozeman, MT

 

TRUSTEES COUNCIL 2017-2018

 

LAW SCHOOLS

University of Alberta Law Centre, Faculty of Law: David R. Percy

University of Arizona College of Law: James C. Hopkins

Arizona State University College of Law: Karen Bradshaw 

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School: James R. Rasband

University of Calgary Faculty of Law: Alastair R. Lucas

University of California, Davis School of Law: Lesley K. McAllister

University of Colorado School of Law: Mark S. Squillace

Creighton University School of Law: Michael J. Kelly

University of Denver College of Law: Jan G. Laitos

Florida State University College of Law: Hannah Wiseman

Gonzaga University School of Law: Amy K. Kelley

University of Houston Law Center: Tracy D. Hester

University of Idaho College of Law: Dale D. Goble

University of Kansas School of Law: Uma Outka

Lewis and Clark Law School: Janice L. Weis

Louisiana State University Law Center: Keith B. Hall

University of Montana School of Law: Samuel J. Panarella

University of Nebraska College of Law: Sandra B. Zellmer

University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Law: Bret C. Birdsong

University of New Mexico School of Law: Reed D. Benson

University of North Dakota School of Law: Kathryn R.L. Rand

University of Oklahoma College of Law: Monika U. Ehrman

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law: Rachael E. Salcido

University of South Dakota School of Law: Sean Kammer

Southern Methodist University School of Law: James Coleman

Texas A&M School of Law: Vanessa Casado Pérez

Texas Tech University School of Law: Stephen Black

University of Texas School of Law: Ernest E. Smith

University of Tulsa College of Law: Robert Butkin

University of Utah College of Law: Robert B. Keiter

Washburn University School of Law: Burke W. Griggs

University of Wyoming College of Law: Sam Kalen

 

BAR ASSOCIATIONS

Alaska Bar Association: James D. Linxwiler

American Bar Association–SEER: John R. Jacus

State Bar of Arizona: Shilpa Hunter-Patel

Colorado Bar Association: Christopher G. Hayes

Idaho State Bar: William G. Myers, III

State Bar of Montana: John R. Lee

Nebraska State Bar Association: Annette M. Kovar

State Bar of Nevada: Laura K. Granier

State Bar of New Mexico: Elizabeth A. Ryan

State Bar of South Dakota: Dwight Gubbrud

State Bar of Texas: David M. Patton 

Utah State Bar: Denise A. Dragoo

Wyoming State Bar: Lynnette J. Boomgaarden

 

MINING ASSOCIATIONS

Alaska Miners Association: Deantha Crockett

American Exploration & Mining Association: Laura Skaer

Arizona Mining Association: Francis McAllister

Colorado Mining Association: Stan Dempsey, Jr.

Idaho Mining Association: Michael L. Clary

National Mining Association: Katie Sweeney

Nevada Landmen’s Association: Jeffrey N. Faillers

Nevada Mining Association: Jim B. Butler

New Mexico Mining Association: John B. Draper

Rocky Mountain Association of Mineral Landmen: Ronald I. Schindler

Utah Mining Association: Michael J. Malmquist

 

OIL & GAS ASSOCIATIONS

American Association of Professional Landmen: Marc R. Strahn

American Petroleum Institute: Stacy Linden

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators: Harry W. Sullivan, Jr.

Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen: Kent S. Davis

Independent Petroleum Association of America: Mark S. Barron

Independent Petroleum Association of New Mexico: Jared A. Hembree

New Mexico Oil and Gas Association: Andrew J. Cloutier

Western Energy Alliance: Kathleen C. Schroder

 

PAST PRESIDENTS AND TRUSTEES

Kenneth E. Barnhill, Jr. – 1970-1971

Don H. Sherwood – 1974-1975

Thomas P. Brightwell – 1976-1977

Terry N. Fiske – 1978-1979

Stanley Dempsey –1980-1981

Thomas J. Nance – 1983-1984

Gary L. Greer – 1984-1985

George A. Gould –1985-1986

Clayton J. Parr – 1987-1988

Kenneth D. Hubbard – 1988-1989

Randall M. Case –1989-1990

Richard K. Sager – 1991-1992

John C. Lacy – 1992-1993

Randy L. Parcel – 1993-1994

Paul J. Schlauch – 1994-1995

Rodney D. Knutson – 1995-1996

David G. Ebner – 1996-1997

Frank Erisman – 1997-1998

Bill Laughlin – 1998-1999

Laura Lindley – 1999-2000

Samuel D. Haas – 2001-2002

Phillip Wm. Lear – 2002-2003

John S. Lowe – 2003-2004

James M. King – 2004-2005

James A. Holtkamp – 2005-2006

Lynn P. Hendrix – 2006-2007

Craig R. Carver – 2007-2008

David E. Pierce – 2008-2009

Walter E. Stern – 2009-2010

Max Main – 2010-2011

Jan N. Steiert – 2011-2012

Catherine (Cassie) J. Boggs – 2012-2013

Robert B. Keiter – 2013-2014 

Milam Randolph Pharo – 2014-2015 

Phillip R. Clark – 2015-2016

Jonathan A. Hunter – 2016-2017 

 

HONORARY TRUSTEES

Owen L. Anderson

Richard H. Bate 

Brian T. Dolan 

Fred E. Ferguson

Jerry L. Haggard 

Desmond P. Kearns 

Bruce M. Kramer 

Patrick H. Martin 

J. Robert Outerbridge 

David P. Phillips 

W. E. (Wallie) Rasmussen 

George E. Reeves 

Donald E. Wakefield 

Jaqueline L. Weaver

Steven P. Williams

Robert F. Wilson

 

TRUSTEES-AT-LARGE

Daniel Altikes, Antofagasta Minerals, Toronto, ON, Canada 

John W. Andrews, Utah State Trust Lands Administration, Salt Lake City, UT

C. Mark Brannum, Jonah Energy LLC, Denver, CO 

Timothy C. Dowd, Elias, Books, Brown & Nelson, P.C., Oklahoma City, OK

Lee Fanyo, Lewis, Bess, Williams & Weese P.C., Denver, CO 

Pedro Freitas, Veirano Advogados, Rio de Janeiro

Michael A. Gheleta, Somach Simmons & Dunn, Boulder, CO

Jana L. Grauberger, Liskow & Lewis, Houston, TX 

M. Benjamin Machlis, Holland & Hart LLP, Salt Lake City, UT

Carolyn L. McIntosh, Squire Patton Boggs (US), LLP, Denver, CO

Dawn G. Meidinger, Fennemore Craig, P.C., Phoenix, AZ 

Margaret L. Meister, Modrall Sperling, Albuquerque, NM

Ramona L. Monroe, Stoel Rives LLP, Anchorage, AK 

Gregory J. Nibert, Hinkle Shanor LLP, Roswell, NM 

Sam Niebrugge, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, Denver, CO 

Wells S. Parker, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Salt Lake City, UT

Nora R. Pincus, Parsons Behle & Latimer, Salt Lake City, UT 

Ignacio J. Randle, Estudio Randle, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

M. Scott Regan, Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation, Denver, CO

Matthew Salzman, Stinson Leonard Street LLP, Kansas City, MO 

Amy E. Seneshen, Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C., Denver, CO 

Marcelle F. Shoop, National Audubon Society, Salt Lake City, UT

Juan Sonoda, Beretta Godoy, Buenos Aires

Rebecca Tsosie, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ 

Kevin K. Washburn, University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, NM