Joel Moxley is president and CEO of GPA Midstream and is responsible for the strategic leadership of the organization. Prior to his appointment, Moxley served as chief commercial officer for Southcross Energy Partners/Southcross Holdings from 2015 - 2019 and was responsible for overseeing the company's gas gathering, gas treating, gas processing, natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionation and gas and NGL marketing assets in Texas, Mississippi and Alabama. Prior to Southcross, Moxley led Crestwood Equity Partners as senior vice president, operations services, and served as chief operating officer for Crestwood Midstream Partners. He also has held executive roles focused on commercial activities within Crosstex Energy, Enterprise Products Partners, El Paso Corp. and PG&E Corp. Moxley served as GPA Midstream chairman of the board from 2013 - 2015. Under his leadership, the association opened a Washington, D.C., office to increase the midstream industry's involvement in federal legislative and regulatory issues. More recently, he led a strategic review of the association in 2016 - 2017, which resulted in a number of key changes within the organization that have been implemented within the last two years.
Johnny Dreyer is senior vice president and Corporate Secretary of GPA Midstream and is responsible for the many of the day-to-day operations of the organization. He provides counsel and direction for the annual GPA Midstream Convention and also serves as the interface between GPA Midstream and its domestic chapters and international affiliated organizations. Dreyer joined GPA Midstream in 1994 as director of industry affairs. In that role he oversaw and provided direction to GPA Midstream’s legislative and regulatory affairs activities, including all committees and subcommittees. Dreyer was elected secretary in 2007, and his title changed to senior vice president and corporate secretary in 2013. Prior to joining GPA Midstream, Dreyer worked for Texaco’s Natural Gas and Liquids Division from 1981 to 1994. He holds a Bachelor of Administration in business management from Southern Nazarene University.
Matthew Hite is GPA Midstream's vice president of government affairs and leads the association's federal advocacy activities in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining GPA Midstream in January 2015, Hite served as policy counsel and committee executive to the Environment, Technology & Regulatory Affairs Division at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In that role, he handled a variety of environmental issues and also managed the Chamber's Environment and Agriculture Committee, the policymaking body for environment and agriculture issues and initiatives. Before joining the Chamber, he spent close to a decade working on Capitol Hill. He was senior counsel to Ranking Member Jim Inhofe (R-OK) on the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works where he handled a number of environmental, agency oversight and regulatory issues. Prior to that, he worked on energy and environmental issues for congressional members from Alaska, Idaho and Ohio. Hite holds a Juris Doctor from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester.
Martin Erne joined GPA Midstream as director of technical services in February 2015 and directs the association's research and technical iniatives. Prior to joining GPA Midstream, Erne worked as an engineering project manager for DCP Midstream, managing projects including custody transfer meter stations, pipeline laterals and connections. Prior to that, he worked in various engineering roles for Lamons, S&B Engineers and Constructors, Neptec USA and Jacobs Engineering. He joined Jacobs Engineering in 2007 as a project engineer, where he was responsible for managing the design, construction, testing and certification of International Space Station (ISS) intravehicular activity hardware and providing real-time support for ISS flight crew equipment. Before that, he worked as a flight planner for the United Space Alliance where he provided real-time support of space shuttle missions for the Shuttle Mission Control Center. Erne holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University and a Master of Science in engineering management from the University of Houston.
Crystal Myers is responsible for establishing and developing a strong association brand and is responsible for the management and delivery of all association communications and events. She joined GPA Midstream as director of communications in January 2013 and worked in a communications role for the association on a contract basis since early 2007 as GPA Midstream’s account lead at Dollahon Public Relations. Prior to that, she worked for ConocoPhillips' corporate communications and transportation divisions with focus on internal communications at the company's headquarters in Houston. Myers holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism with emphasis in public relations from Oklahoma State University.
Kevin Broom, joined GPA Midstream as the organization's first Vice President of Communications in June 2022. He is a veteran communicator with more than two decades experience in marketing communications, media, and public relations, as well as public affairs and crisis management for trade associations engaged in manufacturing, travel and leisure, and energy. He’s also represented clients in finance, venture capital, and technology. As GPA Midstream’s Vice President of Communications, he leads the “Let’s Clear the Air” campaign, which seeks to bring facts and technical expertise to the global conversation about the future of energy.