GPA Midstream, GPSA announce 2019 – 2020 officers

30 April 2019

The GPA Midstream Association and GPSA recently announced officers elected to lead the respective organizations. The officers were confirmed at the 98th annual GPA Midstream Convention.

GPA Midstream officers are elected to one-year terms. Bill Ward, senior vice president of commercial activity, Superior Pipeline Co., will lead GPA Midstream as chairman of the board.

John Poarch, senior vice president of engineering services, Williams, will serve as chairman-elect.

The membership confirmed three vice chairmen: Andy Giffhorn, vice president, midstream commercial and business development, Phillips 66; Robert Mitchell, vice president, Carrera Gas Co.; and Terry Spencer, president and CEO, ONEOK.

GPSA officers are appointed by the association’s board of directors and serve one-year terms.

The 2019 – 2020 GPSA officers are:

  • President Gary Farr, business development, Cummins
  • First Vice President Mark Ruff, president and CEO, Catalytic Combustion Corp.
  • Second Vice President David Smoot, senior sales manager, Baker Hughes, a GE company
  • Treasurer Carlos Conerly, president, natural gas and refining division, Linde Engineering North America Inc.

The officers assumed their new responsibilities upon conclusion of the GPA Midstream Convention earlier this month.

The Staff at COMPRESSORTECH2 wishes the officers of GPA Midstream much success for their term of office.

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