The Alliance will be led by a representative with the University of Houston to represent the Alliance’s members to achieve the objective of expanding the natural gas vehicle and infrastructure market. Financial contributions to the Alliance will help support the Alliance’s objectives, activities, and initiatives. The Board of Directors will lead and collaborate with each committee chairperson and members to accomplish committee’s initiatives. Alliance meetings will be hosted at member companies’ offices.
|Treasurer||Elia Castillo, Centerpoint Energy|
|Board of Director||
Ron Smith, Southwestern Energy
Jean Durdin, Parkway Chevrolet
Jamie Stovall, VNG
|Government Relations Committee||
Karim Bousfiha, CNG Source
|Technical Advisory Committee||Bill Morris,Morris & Associates
Membership: Chris Lallier, Dan Martin, Eddie Murray, Heather Oglesby, John Athon, Mark Gamber, Mike Scott, Bobby Veatch, John Barker, Lynn Lyon, Anna Hargrove
Purpose: Promote the consortium in order to attract and then qualify potential members who are large fleet owners, natural gas producers, utility companies or provide services to the NGV market.
Government Relations: Stuart Mayper
Purpose: Raise awareness of natural gas vehicles to policy makers and collaborating with members to support state legislation in future sessions that promote the industry and the infrastructure needed to support commercial viability in Texas.
Communications: Karim Bousfiha, Larysa Polunin
Purpose: Promote the use and benefits of natural gas vehicles to public and private fleets in the Houston Metro Area. Organize public/private meetings to educate and promote fleet conversions and refueling stations and construction.
Technical Advisory Board – Jean Durdin, Bill Morris
Purpose: To identify consortium members as well as non members who can provide technical advice to the consortium with regard to all aspects of the NGV industry. Identify and communicate information on technologies and/or changes in the CNG/NGV industry, or governmental regulations that might affect the Consortium and its members. Develop a database to define potential fleet opportunities and identify suitable new refueling station sites