|William (Bill) Waldheim
Director, Board Member, Enbridge Energy Company, Inc.; Retired
President of DCP Midstream Partners
April 2016 - October 2016
Bill Waldheim is the former president and board member of DCP Midstream Partners, LP (DPM) and has over 35 years’ experience in the energy industry. While at DPM Bill was responsible for expanding the partnership’s asset base and earnings as well interacting with DPM’s stakeholders in the banking and investment community.
Prior to joining DPM, Bill was the president of the Marketing and Logistics business unit for DCP Midstream, LLC where he was responsible for marketing over 6Bcf/d of natural gas, 450mbpd of NGLs and 20mbpd of crude oil and was a leading member of DCP’s Risk Management Committee. While head of the M&L business unit, Bill lead the effort to expand DCP’s NGL infrastructure under a $2.25 Billion pipeline expansion program.
Prior to this role from 2007-2009, Bill was vice president of DCP’s Gathering and Processing business unit managing commercial and operational aspects for the Northern and Mid Continent commercial areas. Prior to 2007, Bill held numerous leadership positions at DCP Midstream including VP of G&P Commercial and VP of Marketing and Logistics. And prior to joining DCP in 1999, Bill served in various leadership roles at Union Pacific Resources.
Bill attended the University of Arizona where he earned a bachelor’s of science in public accountancy, was formerly a CPA, and also earned an advanced degree from Harvard’s Advanced Management Program. He has served on the boards of Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain Inc. and the Colorado Oil & Gas Association, and is a former board member of the Propane Education Research Council. Bill was born and raised in Milwaukee, is married to Kathryn and has two sons Chris and Scott.
Senior Vice President of AECOM
July 2016 – January 2016
David Ellerbroek is a Senior Vice President and serves as the Regional Business Line Leader for the Environmental Business Line for AECOM. Previously, he served as Area Manager for AECOM in Denver during the historic merger of AECOM and URS. He is responsible for strategic coordination of environmental services for AECOM offices throughout the Gulf Southwest Region with approximately 800 staff. AECOM has business lines focusing on water, transportation, buildings and places, environment and natural resources. Dave joined AECOM from MWH Global where he was the Global Market Sector Leader for Upstream Oil and Gas. Dave brings over 25 years of experience in the engineering business, across several market sectors including infrastructure, water, oil & gas and mining.
He enjoys working with clients on multidisciplinary projects and has a bachelor’s degree in Geophysics from the University of Colorado, MS in Environmental Engineering from Colorado School of Mines and a PhD in Environmental Engineering from Colorado State University. He spent two years in Australia working as a research scientist for CSIRO’s Mine Remediation and Reclamation Program evaluating water and chemical movement in the mining environment.
Former CFO of Xcel Energy
October 2016 – April 2017
Accomplished, results-oriented, highly-respected leader of all finance functions as CFO, with over 30 years of experience at a Fortune 300 regulated electric and gas utility. Significant corporate governance experience working with the Board, including Audit and Finance Committees. Qualified to serve on audit committees as a financial expert, with extensive experience in risk, strategy, and financial areas. Strong strategic, communications and consensus-building skills.
Teresa Madden recently retired as the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Xcel Energy. She led the financial function, which includes the controller's office, treasury, tax, audit, financial performance and controls, risk management, investor relations, and business development. Previously she was vice president and controller and before that, vice president of finance for Customer and Field Operations.
Madden started her career with the company in 1979 and held a variety of positions with Public Service Company of Colorado and served as corporate controller of New Century Energies.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at Colorado State University and a Master of Business Administration degree at Regis University.
Madden is a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
She is a current member of the board of trustees of the Public Education & Business Coalition in Denver, Colo., and a former member of the board of directors of the YWCA of Boulder, Colo.
Former SVP and Chief Strategy Officer at SunEdison
Residence: January- July 2017
Julie Blunden serves as Board Chair CalCEF Catalyst and Board Member of CalCEF Ventures as well as founder of Julie Blunden Consulting. She works with boards, investors and allies to accelerate a clean energy future using her deep experience in strategy, market design and development, financial markets and communications.
Ms. Blunden has served in executive roles at SunPower, SunEdison, Green Mountain Energy, and KEMA Xenergy as well as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of ClimateWorks Foundation. She draws on her three decades of experience growing companies and markets in the power industry to support her clients and friends.
Nicholas J. Sutton
Executive Chairman of the board of Resolute Energy Corp.
Residence: April-July 2017
Nicholas J. Sutton has been Executive Chairman of the Board of Resolute Energy Corporation since January 2017. Prior to that he was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Resolute and its predecessor companies since their formation in 2004. Mr. Sutton was co-founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of HS Resources, Inc. from 1978 until late 2001, when Kerr-McGee Corporation acquired the company. From 2002 until the formation of Resolute in 2004, Mr. Sutton was a director of Kerr-McGee Corporation. From 2006 until 2014, Mr. Sutton was a director of Tidewater, Inc. He also has served on the boards of several professional and non-profit organizations, and he currently is an Executive in Residence for the Global Energy Management graduate degree program at Colorado University-Denver. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and of the California Bar Association (inactive status). Mr. Sutton earned his law degree from the University of California-Hastings College of Law and his undergraduate degree in engineering from Iowa State University. He also is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Executive Education OPM Program. Before founding HS Resources, Mr. Sutton served as a law clerk to the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court and practiced law with the San Francisco firm of Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro.
Retired Energy Executive PDC Energy
Residence: July-October 2017
Gysle Shellum has over 30 years’ experience in senior finance roles in both public and private energy companies. He has broad expertise in management, capital markets, A & D and strategic planning. Most recently, he served 8 years as CFO of PDC Energy, Inc. in Denver, Colorado until his retirement in June 2016. Prior to PDC, he served as VP Finance at Crosstex Energy, LP (now EnLink Midstream, LLC) in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Shellum is a member of the Board of Directors at Chaparral Energy in Oklahoma City; he is an at-large director on the board of the Independent Petroleum Association of America and serves on the Advisory Council of the University of Colorado, Denver, Global Energy Management Graduate Program. Mr. Shellum began his career in public accounting after graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington with a BBA in accounting.