The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) appointed and approved the 2020-21 term of the NOIA Board of Directors and Executive Committee. There are 12 new members on the Board of Directors and three new members on the Executive Committee:

Appointed to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors


Chris Golden, Senior Vice President, North America Offshore Production, Equinor

Jonathan Landes, Senior Vice President, , TechnipFMC

Starlee Sykes, Regional President, GOM, BP



Continuing Members of the Executive Committee


Paul Danos, Owner Executive, Danos

Timothy Duncan, President & CEO, Talos Energy Inc.

Mark Hatfield, Vice President Gulf of Mexico, Chevron

Lee Jackson, President, Jackson Offshore Operators

Erik Oswald, Vice President Americas, Exploration, ExxonMobil

W. David de Roode, Partner, Executive Vice President, Lockton Partners, LLC 

Steve Weyel, CEO, EnVen Energy Resources

Appointed to the first term Board of Directors:


Robb Erickson, Senior Vice President Marine Services, Boskalis 

Rick Fowler, COO, LLOG

Amro Hamza, Vice President, GOM Operations, Oxy

Kristian Johansen, CEO, TGS

Chris Johnston, Vice President Operations, Valaris

Steve Kaufmann, Vice President & General Manager North America Offshore, Schlumberger 

William (Bill) Langin, Vice President, Shell

Jonah Margulis, Country Manager, Aker Solutions

Chet Morrison, CEO, Morrison Energy Group

Scott Moses, President & CEO, Oil States International 

Doug Polk, Vice President Industry Affairs, Vallourec

Courtney (Court) Ramsay, President & CEO, Aries Marine



Continuing or second term Board of Directors


David Barton, Senior Vice President Gulf of Mexico, Marubeni Oil & Gas

Pat Bernard, Executive Vice President, Superior Energy Services

Thomas Brostrøm, CEO, Ørsted

Loren Fowler, VP Sales & Business Development - Americas, Heerema Marine Contractors

Tony Gray, Executive Vice President, Fugro

Greg Hill, President & COO, Hess

Paul Howes, President & CEO, New Park Resources
Kenny Lang, President & COO, Ridgewood Energy

Rod Larson, President & CEO, Oceaneering International

Terry Lechinger, Vice President, Stress Engineering

Joe Leimkuhler, COO, Beacon Offshore Energy

Mike McCauley, CEO, Arena Energy
Mike McFadyen, Executive Vice President Offshore, Murphy Oil Corporation 

Jennifer Medcalf, President, The REACH Group

Bill New, President, New Industries

Loren Singletary, Chief Investor & Industry Relations Officer, National Oilwell Varco
Geraldine Slattery, Asset President, Conventional, BHP

Jim Wicklund, Managing Director of Energy Group, Stephens Investment Banking

In a separate press release today, NOIA announced the election of Galen Cobb, Vice President of Industry Relations for Halliburton, as Chairman and Matt McCarroll, President & CEO for Fieldwood Energy, as Vice Chairman.

NOIA Board of Director members serve three-year terms.  The terms for the Chairman and Vice Chairman are one year.

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