CIPA Leadership


CIPA's 2012 - 2013 Chairman
Steve Rusch, Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas


CIPA has a 48-member Board of Directors and a seventeen-member Executive Committee that sets
the agenda and direction for the Association.  The Chief Executive Officer serves at the pleasure
of the CIPA  Board of Directors and, along with CIPA staff, implements the policy directives of the Board.  

CIPA's 2012 Officers are:

Steve Rusch Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas Chairman
Hormoz Ameri Naftex Operating Company Immediate Past Chairman
Ken Hunter Vaquero Energy, Inc. Treasurer
Steve Layton E & B Natural Resources Management Co. Secretary
Rod Eson Foothill Energy LLC Northern California VP
Tim Crawford Linn Energy San Joaquin Valley VP
Larry Huskins Venoco, Inc. Coastal VP
Chris Hall Drilling & Production Company Los Angeles Division VP
Rock Zierman CIPA Chief Executive Officer Ex-Officio