Appendix I
Membership of the Interagency Coordinating Committee and the Technical Coordinating Team

INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COMMITTEE

The Interagency Coordinating Committee (ICC) was established by the Methane Hydrate Research and Development Act of 2000. The ICC membership has changed little since the initial meeting (January 19, 2001). The following is a list of current and past members:

Bob Kripowicz (past), Mike Smith (past), Mark Maddox—DOE Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy

Edith Allison, Guido DeHoratiis—DOE Headquarters

Brad Tomer, Hugh Guthrie—DOE, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Chip Groat—U.S. Geological Survey

Susanne Weedman (past), Deborah Pierce—U.S. Geological Survey

Bob Labelle—Minerals Management Service

Tom Kitsos—Minerals Management Service

Barbara Moore—National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Bhakta Rath—Naval Research Laboratory

Doug Rau—Naval Research Laboratory



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Charting the Future of Methane Hydrate Research in the United States Appendix I Membership of the Interagency Coordinating Committee and the Technical Coordinating Team INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COMMITTEE The Interagency Coordinating Committee (ICC) was established by the Methane Hydrate Research and Development Act of 2000. The ICC membership has changed little since the initial meeting (January 19, 2001). The following is a list of current and past members: Bob Kripowicz (past), Mike Smith (past), Mark Maddox—DOE Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Edith Allison, Guido DeHoratiis—DOE Headquarters Brad Tomer, Hugh Guthrie—DOE, National Energy Technology Laboratory Chip Groat—U.S. Geological Survey Susanne Weedman (past), Deborah Pierce—U.S. Geological Survey Bob Labelle—Minerals Management Service Tom Kitsos—Minerals Management Service Barbara Moore—National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Bhakta Rath—Naval Research Laboratory Doug Rau—Naval Research Laboratory

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Charting the Future of Methane Hydrate Research in the United States TECHNICAL COORDINATING TEAM At its first meeting, the ICC decided to establish the Technical Coordinating Team (TCT). Each organization typically sends two representatives to TCT meetings. Historically, the following individuals have attended (current and past members): Leonard Graham (past), Al Yost (past), Chuck Zeh (past), Brad Tomer, Ray Boswell—DOE, National Energy Technology Laboratory Tim Collett, Bill Dillon (past), Deborah Hutchinson—U.S. Geological Survey Dellagarino, Mike Smith, Jesse Hunt, Roger Amato (occasional), Pulak Ray (occasional)—Minerals Management Service George Ed Myers, Andy Shepard (occasional), John Wilshire (occasional)—National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Joe Gettrust, Rick Coffin—Naval Research Laboratory Richard Poore (past), Bilal Haq—National Science Foundation