About AAPL


Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, AAPL is led by its member-elected executive committee, board of directors and dedicated staff. For the most up-to-date contact information, log in to view the Membership Directory.

If you are not a member, please contact AAPL at aapl@landman.org or (817) 847-7700.

Membership Directory

Executive Committee

Lester A. Zitkus, CPL

Lester A. Zitkus, CPL

Gulfport Energy Corp.

James “Jim” T. Devlin, CPL

James “Jim” T. Devlin, CPL

First Vice President
Lincoln Energy Company LLC

Nancy C. McCaskell, CPL

Nancy C. McCaskell, CPL

Second Vice President
Pitts Oil Company

Marc S. Tate, CPL

Marc S. Tate, CPL

Third Vice President
Chevron U.S.A. Inc.

Kyle B. Reynolds, CPL

Kyle B. Reynolds, CPL

RBG Permian LLC

C. Andrew Cooper, CPL

C. Andrew Cooper, CPL

Roger A. Soape Inc.

Jay W. Beavers III, CPL

Jay W. Beavers III, CPL

Immediate Past President
Beavers Energy LP

Regional Directors

Alaska: Jason Lyons, RPL

Ark-La-Tex: Paul Wood

Austin: Kyle Dubiel

Bakersfield: Christin L. Faber, RPL

Baton Rouge: Dion Warr

Canada: Kristin Rennie 

Canada: N. R. "Noel" Millions, PSL

Corpus Christi: Clay Warren, CPL

Dallas: Matthew T. McCauley, CPL

Denver: Caroline Hansen, CPL

East Texas: 

Fort Smith: Dustin E. Hamlett, RPL

Fort Worth: Rodney L. Black, CPL

Houston: Allyson Johnstone Howard, CPL

Lafayette: RIchard A. Hines, CPL

Los Angeles: Jason M. Downs, RPL

Michael Late Benedum: 

Michigan: Steven N. Rapanos, CPL

Mississippi: Andrew F. Ueltschey, CPL

Montana: John R. Lee, RPL

Nevada: Ryan Bensing, RPL

New Mexico: William "Bill" Hackett, CPL

New Orleans: Benjamin J. Waring, CPL

North Dakota: Michael A. Dewald, RPL

North Houston: Jason Sebastinas, RPL

North Texas: Terry P. Caves, CPL

Northern Appalachian: Randy Littlecott, CPL

Oklahoma City: Robert Rice, CPL

Panhandle: Bruce E. Payne, CPL

Permian Basin: Jason M. South, CPL

Rocky Mountain: Ryan C. Bensing, RPL

San Antonio: Benjamin Holliday

San Juan Basin: Cranford D. Newell Jr., CPL

Southern Appalachian: Dan Kostrub

Southern Oklahoma: Lars Noble, CPL

Tri-State: Jess A. Rowe, CPL

Tulsa: Adam W. Robinson, CPL

Utah: Justin C. Rammell

Virginia: John C. Krogmann Jr., CPL

West Houston: Timothy L. McGhee, CPL

Wichita: Adam Petz, CPL

Wyoming: Lindsey Stinson

Board Member Appointments

The Board of Directors is composed of elected officers of AAPL, the Immediate Past President and one director from each affiliated local association except Canada, which shall be allowed two directors.

The Board is responsible for general management of the affairs of AAPL within the scope of the Bylaws. Responsibility is exercised primarily by establishing broad objectives and policies governing both short-term and long-range objectives. Specific objectives and policies may originate from deliberation of the Board itself or may result from consideration of recommendations by committees, subcommittees or by the president and other officers.

Local Associations