Sandi Simon joined the Texas Alliance staff one month after it opened its Houston office in April 2003 as Director of Membership Development. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin and has additional college hours toward a Master’s degree. Her background in the oil and gas industry began in the late 1970’s at Shenandoah Oil Corporation. She also worked as a petroleum “landmam” for Tenneco E&P, Tomlinson Geophysical, and Hawkins and Hawkins. She was also a natural gas marketer for Texas-Ohio Gas. Simon served on the Board of Directors of Hospice of Galveston County, Humane Society, American Red Cross, and was a City Council of Galveston appointee to Neighborhood Partnerships. She also was Vice-President of the Harris County Women’s Political Caucus and currently is a member of the Women’s Energy Network (WEN).