Board of Directors

The PODS Board of Directors consists of 12 elected members from PODS-member companies who govern the Association. The twelve Board members include nine (9) Operators (voting), and not more than three (3) Service Provider (non-voting). The PODS Board of Directors is comprised of pipeline industry professionals whose companies support the PODS Association and contribute their employee’s time to Association activities. Operator Board members serve 2-year terms, and Service Provider Board members serve a maximum of two consecutive 1-year terms. Nominations for the Board are submitted annually to the PODS Secretary. The Board of Directors elects officers annually, these include President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The PODS Executive Director, Technical Committee, and other committees report to the Board of Directors.


Current Members

(Click HERE to download PODS Board List 2017, including contact information)

Chad Corcoran, Andeavor, Next Gen Co-Chair (2018)

Katrin Franke, TransCanada, Communications Chair (2018)

Paul Herrmann, Chevron, Vice President (2018)

Chad Hultman, ONEOK, Treasurer (2018)

Nichole Killingsworth, Blue Sky (2019)

Andy Morris, DCP Midstream, TCG Chair (2019)

William “Buddy” Nagel, Kinder Morgan, (2019)

Mike Ortiz, New Century Software, Secretary (2020)

Todd Patterson, Buckeye Partners, L.P. (2020)

Gautam Singh, ExxonMobil, (2020)

Jackie Smith, Williams, President (2019)

Peter Veenstra, TRC, Next Gen Co-Chair(2019)