Board of Directors

The COPAS board of directors is composed of nine members, each serving a three-year term. Three directors are elected annually at the COPAS Fall Meetings by the council. Officers are elected by fellow board members and serve one-year terms that commence on January 1.

The board of directors oversees COPAS operations to assure that policies, projects and other activities authorized by the council are executed in a proper and timely manner.

We are proud to present our current board members and officers:


Doug Smith

Term 2017 - 2019
Society: Oklahoma-Tulsa
Company: ConocoPhillips


Wade Hopper

Vice President
Term 2017 - 2019
Society: Houston
Company: Chevron U.S.A., Inc.
Board Liaison to: Abilene society, Anchorage society, Appalachia society, Houston society, APA® Board of Examiners Committee, Revenue Committee, CEE Steering Committee

Tammy Miller-Davison

Term 2018-2020
Society: Colorado
Company: Encana Oil & Gas (USA), Inc.
Board Liaison to: Canada society, Colorado society, Rocky Mountain society, COPAS Mentoring Advisory Committee

Melissa Gruenewald

Melissa Gruenewald

Term 2018-2020
Society: Oklahoma City
Company: Chesapeake Energy
Board Liaison to: ArkLaTex society, Arkansas society, Oklahoma City society, Education Committee

Charlie Stovall
Term 2016-2018
Society: Corpus Christi
Company: Enterprise Products
Board Liaison to: Corpus Christi society, Mississippi society, Small Oil & Gas Companies Committee, Midstream/Downstream Committee

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Carolyn Sczepanski
Term 2017-2019 
Society: Dallas
Company: AMS-PAR 
Board Liaison to: Fort Worth society, Permian Basin society, San Antonio society, Desk & Derrick, IPA Board, John Jolly Memorial Fund

Trey Thee

Trey Thee
Term 2018-2020 
Society: Tulsa 
Company: Bluestone Natural Resources
Board Liaison to: New Orleans society, Oklahoma-Tulsa society, Wichita Falls society, Bureau of Land Management Subcommittee

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Deanna Duell
Term 2016-2018
Society: Colorado
Company: Carbon Energy Corporation
Board Liaison to: California society, Kansas society, New Mexico society, Audit Committee, Leadership Handbook Advisory Committee, Meeting Advisory Committee, NOGS Steering Committee Representative, WSLCA

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Dan Triezenberg

Ex Officio
Society: Michigan
Company: Wolverine Gas and Oil Corp.