Executive Committee

Executive Committee: Chairman Maverick Bentley, Diversified Gas & Oil, PLC
Monitors the Association’s activities to ensure timely implementation of KOGA’s goals.


Standing Committees

KOGA has six (6) standing committees that guide the management and execution of the Association. Those committees are:

Finance Committee: Chairman John Henderson, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
Prepares the budget and oversees the fiscal and financial matters for KOGA.

Government Affairs CommitteeChairman Bill Barr, BlackRidge Resource Partners, LLC
Evaluates and guides KOGA’s legislative and executive branch strategies to promote, protect and defend the Kentucky’s industry in Frankfort and Washington D.C.

Insurance Committee: Chairman Maverick Bentley, Diversified Gas & Oil, PLC
Oversees the KOGA Health Plan, a key member benefit given the significant and ongoing changes in the nation’s health care system.

Legal Committee: Chairwoman Karen Greenwell, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
Considers and evaluates the current, ongoing and potential legal matters affecting Kentucky’s oil and gas industry

Member Services Committee: Chairman Wes Cate, Eco Energy
Organizes KOGA’s Meeting & Program agendas and designs member benefits and outreach opportunities.

Technical & Regulatory Committee: Chairman Harry Callicotte, Harry D. Callicotte, PLLC
Considers and evaluates the regulatory issues coming from both state and federal agencies and is responsible for coordinating with IPAA to respond to regulations affecting the industry.