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Chairman: Cranford Newell
Company: Robert L. Bayless, Producer LLC
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Responsible for reviewing and investigating the background of local applicants for certification as a “Certified Professional Landman” and in making recommendations for their candidacy to the Committee. Members of the Committee must be Certified Professional Landmen.
CO-Chairman: Nancy McDonald
Contact Committee Chair: email@example.com
CO-Chairman: Jamie Gorsich
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: The Awards Committee selects the DAPL Landman of the Year and Hall of Fame Award from the membership. The committee also submits applications to AAPL for Awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award, AAPL Landman of the Year Award, Local Association of the Year Award, Best Newsletter/Bulletins (Large), Best AAPL Director’s Communication and other special awards. The committee is chaired by the previous Landman of the Year and includes additional volunteers from the membership. The voting members include the President, First Vice-President, and Directors.
Chairman: Alexander Newell
Company: Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc.
Office: / Cell: 303-475-2846
Contact Committee Chair: email@example.com
Description: The BLM Liaison is responsible for keeping an open line of communication between the DAPL and the BLM. This includes informing the DAPL membership of educational events, local lease sale times/dates and a quarterly update on all changes being discussed by the Resource Advisory Council that directly affect our industry. The Liaison is here to assist the DAPL membership with any communication assistance they may need with the local BLM representatives and to voice the needs of the DAPL during the open house discussions.
Chairman: Tyler Aylor
Company: Reagan Resources
Office: 303-534-5665 / Cell: 405-414-0219
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: The Budget & Finance Committee is responsible for assisting the Treasurer on the overall budget of DAPL’s revenues and expenditures. Coordinates the expenses generated by other committee activities. Assist the DAPL Treasurer on an as needed basis for questions or concerns that may arise.
Chairman: Justin Ray
Company: Wold Energy Partners
Office: 303-831-0575/Cell: 970-217-1680
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Description: The Community Service Committee creates opportunities for DAPL members and their families to participate in volunteer events with non-profit and charity organizations in the Denver-metro area and throughout Colorado. Our goal is to inspire all of our members to share DAPL’s commitment to helping those in need, and to engage with our host communities as grass-roots leaders, helping to educate the public about DAPL’s purposes and people.
Chairman: Caroline Hansen
Company: Liberty Resources
Office: 303-749-5722 / Cell: 303-917-005
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: The DAPL NAPE Rockies committee was tasked with driving attendance to the NAPE Denver conference by organizing an event that would encompass the spirit of Denver and the DAPL. The Rockies Bash has become one of the signature events during the NAPE conference and is a way for DAPL to support the conference as well as give back to the DAPL members. The committee focuses on ensuring the NAPE conference and the city of Denver have a long-term partnership.
Chairman: Kent Davis
Company: Steele Energy LLC
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Description: The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF) is a collaborative educational non-profit organization dedicated to the scholarly and practical study of the law and regulations relating to mining, oil and gas, water, public lands, energy, environmental protection, and other related areas. The DAPL Trustee is a member of the trustee council appointed for a 3 year term. The trustee attempts to influence the RMMLF towards offering classes and seminars suitable to the DAPL membership and represents the landman community. The trustee works on projects such as editing the Landman’s legal handbook and assisting with Landman related programing for the RMMLF.
Co -Chairman: James Parrot
Company: Beatty & Wozniak, P.C.
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Co -Chairman: Ed Higuera
Office: 720-929-6686 / Cell: 817-296-4968
Contact Committee Chair: email@example.com
Description: The DAPL Education Committee is responsible for offering the DAPL membership quality educational opportunities. These educational opportunities consist of 8 monthly luncheons and the Annual Fall Land Institute. In order to find qualified presenters for these events there is an ongoing process of vetting potential speakers along with farming feedback from the membership concerning their expectations. The Committee is also responsible (for) securing venues and fundraising for the events. Apart from educating the membership, the events offer great networking and advertising opportunities by way of sponsorship. The Committee is made up of 10 – 12 members that work together closely and get to know one another along the way.
Chairman: James Parrot
Company: Beatty & Wozniak, P.C.
Office: 303-407-4458 / Cell: 303-917-2261
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Chairman: Sue Hollcroft
Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Contact Committee Chair: Sue.Hollcroft@anadarko.com
Co-Chairman: John Jordan
Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
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Description: The golf committee is responsible for organizing an annual Golf Tournament as a networking event for the DAPL membership. The committee secures the golf course and works with the course staff to plan the tournament, selects the menus for the meals (i.e. breakfast and lunch), secures sponsorship for the event and arranges for all of the prizes given away to the participating players. The committee and volunteers man the holes at the tournament that are used as fund raising holes for the DAPL scholarship funds.
Chairman: Brett Wisner
Company: Wizdom Land Solutions, Inc.
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: The IT/Technology Committee promotes and enables the use of technology to enhance the value of DAPL membership and to increase the efficiency of the organization. We provide technical advising and support to the DAPL board, its committees and other contributors. Our goal is to maintain a committee of diverse technical talent capable of addressing hardware, software and website needs of the organization.
Co – Chairman: Edward Green
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Co – Chairman: Heath Lovell
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: The Mentoring program’s goal is to bridge the workforce gap through a mentoring relationship to transfer knowledge, resources and life experiences. It is designed to increase DAPL member engagement by providing young professionals direct access to successful industry leaders. The committee chair coordinates a yearlong series of programs that brings together the mentors and mentees. The yearlong program strives to create lasting relationships for both mentors and mentees through meaningful two-way dialogue. The committee can use help reviewing application and hosting events.
Chairman: Malinda Morain
Company: Beatty & Wozniak P.C.
Contact Committee Chair: email@example.com
Co-Chairman: Jeff Silver
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Chairman: Jennifer Bland
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Description: The Membership Committee handles the approval process for all new members, including the collection of information from the new member and their sponsors, to ensure that all criteria for membership is accurate and DAPL bylaws are being followed. The committee chair leads discussion about new member status and credentials, AAPL affiliation, and finalizes the list of approved applicants. The Membership Committee also establishes general policies and programs to secure new members, coordinates membership promotion activities for retention, and serves the Association as a sounding board for all membership matters.
Chairman: Gil Guethlein
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Community. Fun. Service. The Networking Committee brings current and potential members together in fun and casual environments. We host events ranging from Networking Happy Hours to Nights at the Rockies to Recreation Energy League Sports Teams. Our goal is to create opportunities for developing relationships with fellow industry members by providing entertaining events and a forum for connecting with industry peers. If you’re interested in joining the committee, help us out with check-ins at the front table at the next event! Contact Tyler Aylor (email@example.com) or Sam Evasick (firstname.lastname@example.org) to volunteer.
Co-Chairman: Jake Bakker
Company: PDC Energy, Inc.
Office: 303-318-6107 / Cell: 303-895-1375
Contact Committee Chair: Jake.Bakker@pdce.com
Co-Chairman: Nancy McDonald
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Description: The DAPL Regulatory & Advocacy Committee is responsible for educating the DAPL membership on 2016 ballot initiatives and how they affect our industry and overall economy. The Committee is also responsible for training members on industry facts and how to effectively engage others. Please contact Co-Chairs for additional information or to get involved.
Co-Chairman: Sarai Martinez
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Chairman: Michelle Murphy
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Description: Responsible for reviewing applications for the Bill Goodwin Scholarship annually and making recommendations of awards to the Scholarship Board. The committee reviews between 50 and 100 applications annually from students attending AAPL accredited schools. Approximately 10 applicants are recommended for scholarships each year. The committee also reviews scholarship application forms and requirements as needed and makes recommendations for updates. Lastly, the committee communicates awards to the directors for each program as well as the students.
Co-Chairman: Patsy Botts
Company: Norstar Petroleum Inc
Office: 303-925-0696 / Cell: 303-717-0298
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-Chairman: Meg Gibson
Company: Majors Gibson, LLC
Office: 303-848-4052 / Cell: 720-583-4070
Contact Committee Chair: email@example.com
Description: For over 30 years, DAPL and RMAG (Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists) have worked together to host a ski day where landmen and geologists can network, ski, and then relax at an après ski party. The DAPL GeoLand Ski Day committee works with the RMAG committee to plan the event, which is usually at a different mountain each year. The element that has remained the same over the years is the bus ride to and from the mountain. What an amazing networking opportunity!
Chairman: Lexy Mastroianni
Company: Wizdom Land Services
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chairman: Joe Gilmore
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Description: The DAPL Trap Shoot is one of the DAPL’s most popular events, attracting 200 participants each year. Teams of shooters are challenged by a combined course of trap and sporting clays targets, followed by lunch and the awarding of prizes. Each shooter receives a door prize, with a 1-in-10 chance of winning a firearm, and a high-end shotgun is raffled off to benefit the DAPL Scholarship Fund. Trap Shoot Committee members solicit sponsorships to cover the costs of the event, arrange for all food, drinks, prizes, and additional supplies to be obtained and delivered to the event, and assist in the running of the event.
Chairman: Austin Brewer
Contact Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: The University Liaison bridges the gap between the DAPL and the schools in Colorado and Wyoming that have Land Programs. The Liaison provides feedback on resumes, interviewing tips and tricks as well as keeps the schools current in how the industry is doing in Denver and potential outlook for jobs after graduation. By visiting the school campuses of those with AAPL accredited programs once a semester, the Liaison also provides assistance with obtaining Student membership from the DAPL and offers any help needed when the students have questions.