1995-1997 – President, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association. Oklahoma’s largest energy association with 1,200 members.
1995-1998 – Executive Committee, Texas Independent Petroleum Producers and Royalty Owners Association.
1990-1995 – Chairman, Environmental Committee of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association.
1992-1995 – Co-Founder/Chairman, Oklahoma Energy Resources Board. The first oil check-off program in the country. A four million-dollar per year program. Two million spent annually for environmental restoration of historic oil field damage sites. Two million spent annually for public education about Oklahoma’s oil industry.
1989-1991 – Chairman of Liaison Committee of Cooperating Oil & Gas Associations, composed of 32 State and National Oil and Gas Associations.
1987-1988 – Chairman, EPA Special Task Force of Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association. Played a major role in keeping oil field fluids from being classified as hazardous waste under Sub-Title C of the Resource Conservation Recovery Act.
1984-1989 – President, Wildcatter Club of Oklahoma – Tripled membership as Membership Chairman/President.
1983-1987 – Chairman, Regulatory Affairs Committee of Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association.
1982-1984 – Membership Committee Chairman, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association. Brought membership from 1,100 to 1,500 (the highest number of members in the history of the association).