Officers / Board of Directors

President

Danny Seal
C: (713) 376-4477
Danny.Seal@Williams.com

Danny R. Seal is the current 2017 - 2018 President.  This position holds the responsibilities of Chief Executive Officer of the Association and shall have general supervision of the affairs of the Association.  As President he also Chairs the Board of Directors.  Some of the other Committee positions Danny has supported with his time at the Pipeliners have been, Membership Co-Chair, Web Site Committee, and the Sporting Clays Tournaments.  He has been a member of the Houston Pipeliners for over 28 years. 

Danny started his professional career with Tenneco in Houma, Louisiana as a Civil Engineer in February of 1982.  He has worked for Tenneco (Tenneco Energy, Tennessee Gas Pipeline and El Paso after their purchase of Tenneco Energy assists), Kerr McGee, Shell Pipeline, Praxair, and Williams (Williams Energy, Williams Gulf Coast E&C Projects Group, and Williams Offshore Equipment Engineering). Danny received The Houston Pipeliners Project of the Year Award for serving as the Senior Project Manager on a record breaking 209 mile gas pipeline starting at a water depth of 7,200 feet in the Gulf of Mexico.




Vice President

Patrick Lamb
C: (281) 793-7896
patrick.lamb@murphyenergygroup.com

Patrick holds more than 25 years of sales, marketing experience that involve key leadership, consulting and managerial roles for multiple domestic and international clients for the upstream, midstream and downstream markets. This includes projects involving EPC, engineering and construction of pipelines, pump stations, compressor stations, gas plants, micro-grids and tanks. Taking Patrick’s experience as a customer consultant and strong knowledge of being a problem solver with the drive to exceed the clients’ expectations he has gained a reputation for helping his clients projects become successful. Patrick earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University.


Treasurer

Brandy Roberts
C: (713) 504-5208
brandyroberts@tophoustonexecutive.com

Brandy Roberts is the co-founder of the PYP group, and is currently serving as the treasurer for The Pipeliners Association of Houston. She has been dedicated to the organization from day one and her focus to see it persevere, improve, and grow diligently to ensure the future successes of the organization. Her passion shows by her commitment to stay actively involved with each event, giving back through volunteering, showing strong membership outreach and support, and her efforts put towards dynamic fundraising for the association.

Brandy has spearheaded events for the Association such as the Golf Tournament, and PYP. She has also taken an active role on the Clay Shoot Committee, helping with registration at the monthly dinner meetings, and volunteers at the annual Fish-out.  She is sincerely passionate about the Scholarship Program and the importance of the Association’s mission by trying to strengthen our industry through the development of the PYP programs. 

Apart from the Pipeliners, she has founded an all-women’s non-profit organization, The Belles of Houston. The purpose of founding this organization is to support and reach out to other like-minded women in the Industry who are passionate about philanthropy, women empowerment, community outreach, networking, event organizing, and giving back through charitable event fundraising efforts.

Brandy has 10 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas Industry, and is currently a Corporate Account Executive for Dean Companies.



Secretary

Robert Berry
C: (713) 253-9583
rob@petratech-llc.com

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Assistant Secretary

Gary Daileda
O: (713) 381-3504
C: (713) 301-3138
gpdaileda@eprod.com

Gary Daileda is currently Director of Project Management at Enterprise Products Company. 
Gary began his career in the Pipeline Industry in March 1982 with Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation and has held a variety of positions in Engineering, Operations and Business Development during his thirty-five year career.
Gary holds a B.S. Degree in Water Resources Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
Gary is a Past Member of both the ASME B31.4 Code Committee and Pump Advisory Committee of the Texas A&M Turbomachinery Laboratory.


 

Director - Past President

Marcus Sexton
C: (713) 816-2349

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Director - 2nd of 2 year term

Landy Ramirez
C: (832) 977-5138
landy.ramirez@gmail.com

Landy Ramirez, P.E. Texas (Inactive) graduated from the University of Houston, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Upon graduation he was immediately employed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline. He has forty three years of pipeline industry experience. Professional experience included operating & maintaining pipeline facilities; engineering and project managing FERC expansion and minor capital projects encompassing offshore facilities, land base pipelines, compressor and measurement stations. Career experiences were with Tennessee Gas Pipeline, El Paso and TransCanada; retired from TransCanada, October 2015.

Director - 2nd of 2 year term

KC Yost
C: (713) 254-3350
kcyost@yahoo.com 

KC has 41 years of experience working in the pipeline industry including notable roles acting as a SME and technical authority during the design and construction of pipeline systems. He has been involved in projects with pipeline lengths from less than 1 to over 1,500 miles carrying natural and industrial gases, liquid hydrocarbons, and other fluids on project stages ranging from conception, through design and construction, to commissioning. KC’s strong aptitude for program, project, and construction management; and a comprehensive technical background in due diligence and feasibility studies; route selection, piping and facility design; estimating; hydraulic analysis; contract and material specifications; code compliance audits and evaluations; and permit acquisitions has enabled him to confidently lead hundreds technical and engineering staff on pipeline and facilities projects throughout North and South America.  KC graduated from West Virginia University in 1976 with a BS in Civil Engineering and has an MBA from the University of Houston.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer in 27 States.  He served as president of the Pipeliners Association in 2000-2001 and received the Pipeliner of the Year Award in 2002.


Director - 1st of 2 year term

Grady Bell
C: (713) 816-2349
gbell@wolfcreek.com

Grady Bell graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1985. After a brief stint in the oilfield, Grady was hired as the first field employee of Sharewell, Inc. and operated a Tensor steering tool in its first HDD crossing. Working in the field for several years and then in the office for InArc / Reading & Bates, SPIE HDI, ARB, Laney Drilling and now Wolfcreek Group.

Grady attended his first PAH meeting in 1993 and has helped on committees and been an Officer since 2003.



Director - 1st of 2 year term

Bob Brink
O: (713) 785-5629
C: (713) 299-7306
rbrink3554@aol.com

Robert (Bob) Brink has 35 years in the pipeline business with 25 at Transco/Williams and 8 years with El Paso and Kinder Morgan. He was with Troy Construction and now STV - Energy Services for less than one year each.  All Bob’s experience has been in the Management, Project and Construction Management with all of the companies.  Bob has two grown sons and a loving wife of 26 years.  Bob has been a member of Pipeliners’ for at least 20 years and has served as a greeter for the scholarship interviews for the past ten years.