Oil and Gas Commission Members

Commissioner Role Position Contact Information Term Expires
Jim Lister Chair Geologist with oil and gas experience

James.lister@ncdenr.gov | 910.612.2412

December 2024
John Lucey Vice-Chair Engineer with experience in oil and gas experience jlucey@mckimcreed.com December 2023
Stanford Baird Member Licensed attorney with experience in legal matters associated with oil and gas exploration and development

Stanford.baird@klgates.com | 919.743.7334

December 2019
John Droz Member Member of a nongovernmental conservation interest

aaprjohn@northnet.org | 252.247.4969

December 2024
Karen A. Howard Member Member of a county board of commissioners of a county (Chatham) located in a region of North Carolina that has oil and gas potential

 

December 2024
Rebecca Wyhof Salmon Member Elected official of a municipal government (Sanford) located in a region of North Carolina that has oil and gas potential

rebecca.salmon@sanfordnc.net | 919.721.6881

December 2022
William Vizuete Member

Member with experience in matters related to public health

  December 2023
John D. White II Member Representative of a publicly traded natural gas company

 

December 2024
Vacant Member Member of a nongovernmental conservation interest