Officers / Board of Directors


Brandy Roberts
C: (713) 504-5208

Brandy Roberts is the co-founder of the PYP group, and currently serves as the President for The Pipeliners Association of Houston. 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 she also Chairs the Board of Directors.

Brandy 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 12 years' experience in the Oil & Gas Industry, and is currently Vice President of Business Development & Marketing for Omega.

Vice President

Gary Daileda
O: (713) 381-3504
C: (713) 301-3138

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.


Jim Hughes
O: (281) 719-1934
C: (713) 204-2521

Jim has been in the pipeline industry for almost 34 years and has been involved with The Pipeliners Association of Houston since 2001. He has volunteered on the Golf Tournament and Sporting Clays Committees. In 2016 he became Chairman of the Sporting Clays Committee. Jim's leadership and coordination skills have led to bring a very successful event and fostered exceptional relationships with the team and Westside Shooting Grounds. With his and the committee's hard-working efforts over $250K per year for scholarships has been raised while creating a fun atmosphere for both PAH members and pipeline company clients.

Jim has been at Hunt Guillot & Associates (HGA) for over three years is currently the Director of Pipeline Services. Previously he worked at Kinder Morgan as a Senior Project Manager and an area Engineering Lead for Enterprise Products in their Seminole Pipeline office in Sugar Land. He has also worked as an Engineering Manager and an Engineering Advisor for Chesapeake and Devon Energy. Jim's extensive pipeline operations management and project management knowledge plus his tireless work ethic has helped build HGA's Houston area office and client base into a widely recognized industry service provider with exciting opportunities for future expansion.

Jim's primary passion is his faith and family. He has been married for 29 years and has three sons; one in med school, one a senior in college, and the youngest a junior in high school. He enjoys working with his church and has made numerous trips to Nicaragua and El Salvador on missions. He also volunteers at Mission Centers Houston as time permits to assist with rebuilding facilities.


Alex McConnell


Assistant Secretary

Paul Prodoehl
C: (713) 215-4461

Paul has over 28 years of natural gas pipeline industry experience with Williams. At Williams he has had varying responsibilities in Accounting, Transportation Marketing, Transportation Services, Business Development, and Customer Services. Paul serves on the Advisory Board for The Williams Companies' Political Action Committee (WILLCO PAC). Paul was part of the project team that developed 1Line, the system used by Transco, Gulfstream, Pine Needle, and Cardinal shippers to conduct business on those business unit. Paul is a proven leader with strong commercial, technical, and analytical skills.

In addition to being the Association's Assistant Secretary, Paul serves as the Chairman of the Association's Website Committee. Outside of industry activities, Paul is Chairman of the Board for Transtar Federal Credit Union.

Paul graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Accounting and later earned his MBA in Finance also from the University of St. Thomas.

Director Immediate Past President

Patrick Lamb
C: (281) 793-7896

Patrick Lamb served as 2018 - 2019 President.

Patrick has more than 27 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 client's 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.

Director - 2nd of 2 year term

Marcus Sexton
C: (281) 923-6352

Marcus Sexton served as the Clay Shoot Chairman and then as Association President for two terms (2016/2017 and 2011/2012). He has been working in the midstream and upstream engineering and construction markets for 20 years. He has served as Project Engineer, Engineering Manager, Permits Coordinator, and Project Director for Production, Pipeline and Terminal projects. He currently is a Subject Mater Expert on pipelines for WORLEY.

Director - 2nd of 2 year term

Debbie Cone
C: (713) 369-9298

President 2006/2007

Director - 1st of 2 year term

Danny R. Seal
C: (713) 376-4477

In addition to serving as 2017/2018 Association President, Danny has held many other Committee positions including Membership Co-Chair, Web Site Committee, and the Sporting Clays Tournaments.  He has been a member of the Houston Pipeliners for over 30 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). In 2017, Danny received The Houston Pipeliners Project of the Year Award for serving as Williams 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.

Director - 1st of 2 year term

James "Jim" Flynn
O: (713) 420-2536
C: (713) 204-1403

Jim has been active in the pipeline industry for over 40 years. He currently works as a Project Manager for Kinder Morgan with a title of Project Manager- Engineering Principal on the Tennessee Gas Pipeline system.

His background includes experience at Michigan Wisconsin Pipeline, ANR Pipeline, Coastal Corporation, El Paso Energy and Kinder Morgan. He has held various positions in Engineering Design, Construction, Field Project Management, Operations, Environmental, Regulatory and various management positions throughout the organizations.

Jim is a graduate of the University of Detroit with a Bachelors Science of Mechanical Engineering.