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◗ FEATURE: Leadership Update Leadership Profiles IPAA Welcomes Lazenby and Watford On November 10, 2011, during the 82nd IPAA Annual Meeting, IPAA officially announced the election of Virginia “Gigi” Lazenby as the association’s latest chairman of its board of directors. Lazenby has served as vice chairman for the past two years and now replaces Bruce Vincent, who has led the association as a strong public spokesman—both during his time as chairman and as vice chairman. IPAA has also named Mike Watford as its new vice chairman. “W e are honored to welcome Gigi and Mike as chairman and vice chairman of IPAA. Their different backgrounds in the industry—Gigi as founder of a small oil and gas operation in Kentucky and Mike as head of a large publicly traded company—give them a 10 IPAA Access | Winter 2012 unique perspective in addressing the issues facing America’s independent producers,” said IPAA President and CEO Barry Russell following the leadership transition. IPAA also expresses its extreme appreciation and thanks for all of the hard work done by former Chairman Bruce Vincent. To celebrate the outgoing chairman’s years of service to IPAA, a dinner was held in his honor at the Annual Meeting (see p. 38). And the impressive media presence established by Vincent and the IPAA communications team during the past few years will continue, as Vincent will continue to serve as a spokesman before the national media on behalf of the industry and the association.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IPAA Access - Winter 2012

President’s Message
Leadership Profi les
Money Matters
IPAA’s New Look
An Industry Under Fire
Supply and Demand Committee Fall Meeting
Summer NAPE
OGIS® San Francisco
82nd IPAA Annual Meeting
New Members
Upcoming Events
Index of Advertisers

IPAA Access - Winter 2012