ONG-ISAC serves as a central point of coordination and communication to aid in the protection of exploration and production, transportation, refining, and delivery systems of the ONG industry, through the analysis and sharing of trusted and timely cyber threat information, including vulnerability and threat activity specific to ICS and SCADA systems.
Appointed as ONG-ISAC Executive Director in September 2018, Angela is a retired FBI Special Agent with extensive experience in cybersecurity and protecting critical assets. Since joining the ONG-ISAC, she has expanded the ONG-ISAC’s membership with a Strategic Partnership Pilot Program, bringing new organizations, expertise, resources and funding to support the ISAC’s efforts. In addition, Angela has been a subject matter expert speaker, organizer and participant in numerous energy-related conferences, briefings, exercises, meetings, webinars and other events. Ms. Haun is actively pursuing upgraded technologies and additional benefits for ONG-ISAC member analysts and executives.
Meet the Board of Directors
The board of directors and the officers are responsible for the stewardship of the corporation and are elected to ensure the ONG-ISAC has the critical capabilities needed to achieve its objectives.
Angelique Grado is the VP, Chief Architect at TechnipFMC, a global leader in energy projects, technologies, systems, and services in subsea, onshore, and energy transition leading the journey to a low-carbon society. Previously Angelique was the CISO at TechnipFMC and MRC Global Inc., a global industrial distributor of pipe, valves, fittings and related products and services to the energy industry and No. 6 on Industrial Distribution’s Big 50 List. Angelique Grado has over 20 years of information security experience, with 12 years of that time focused on information protection in the U.S. armed forces. Angelique moved to Houston in the early 2000s to be closer to her husband’s family, where she has helped local companies improve their security posture. In addition, she was the volunteer founder of Houston-based Infragard Oil & Gas Special Interest Group (SIG) with the FBI and has served on the board of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the ISSA. Angelique was handpicked to represent the Armed Forces on the President’s National Infrastructure Protection Center’s team and was part of a force modernization effort creating secure, high-speed, network centric military operations. She has both supported White House Communications for an international Presidential (POTUS), Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) visit and broadcast presidential speech from a US Air Force site as well as was the Chief Information Officer of the first US Air Force military exercise group in former eastern-bloc Poland for a joint operations exercise providing both command center and tactical field communications. She speaks at numerous presentations and participates on panels concerning information security, professionalization of the security industry career path and futurizing industrial and business technologies, including IOT and security. She enjoys time off from work with her amazingly supportive family on their small property with their 3 crazy horses and multitudes of flora and fauna.
Derek Rude is the Director of IT Security for Weatherford. With more than 20 years of security experience, Derek is responsible for information security strategy, architecture, operations, and incident response. He has served as a co-chair of the Evanta Houston CISO Summit since its inception. He has also participated in numerous customer advisory boards including CrowdStrike, FireEye, Symantec and Microsoft. Prior to this role, Derek was the Director of Information Security for Koch Business Solutions, Senior Manager of IT Security for Halliburton, Application Security Program Manager at Hewlett Packard/Compaq, and Senior Consultant in Information Risk Management at KPMG. Derek also served as a Surface Warfare Officer and Information Professional Officer in the United States Navy where he was a consumer of intelligence, provided secure communications, and secured Top Secret Cryptography. Derek is passionate about learning and has attended several SANS Courses including Threat Intelligence, ICS Active Defense, and Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics. He has also received three degrees from Texas A&M University: MBA (2011), MS Management Information Systems (1999), and BS Psychology (1993).
Mary Rose Martinez
Mary Rose Martinez is the vice president, chief information security officer for Marathon Petroleum Corporation. She is responsible for cybersecurity strategy, operations, and risk management, providing thought leadership and working in close alignment with enterprise leadership. With over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Mary Rose has held various leadership and strategic roles across IT, software R&D, and marketing. She serves on a number of advisory boards, has contributed to or been featured in several articles and publications, is a public speaker, and was named one of Houston’s Women Who Mean Business. Mary Rose holds an executive master in cybersecurity degree from Brown University, a master of computer science degree from Rice University, and undergraduate degrees in both computer science and mathematics.
John L. Driggers possesses over 23 years of experience in Oil Field operations, IT, Security, and Risk. Prior to his current role as SLB VP, CyberSecurity John was the Cyber Security Operations Manager responsible for delivering the Next Generation Security Operations Center. John was one of the founding members of the SLB IT Security group, helping to define the standards and policies as the company grew its reliance on connected IT systems. In this role he helped create one of the first sandbox networks, designed to safely observe and monitor the actions of malicious software. John moved from IT Security research into IT Security Operations, and was responsible for leading the IT Security program integrating one of SLB’s largest global acquisitions. Following the successful integration, he became the IT Security Operations manager for the newly merged company. John later moved to the position of Global IT Security Operations Manager for SLB. John’s next role was as SLB’s Global Network Operations Manager, responsible for the terrestrial connectivity of over 1,100 physical sites across 85 countries. His security experience helped shape the direction of the network and ensuring that security was integrated into the core design. This role expanded over time to include the global VSAT network of 1500 mobile sites, and the move to a distributed security framework comprising next generation firewalls. In 2013, John returned to the US to join the SLB IT Transformation project, responsible for the SAP Infrastructure, Security, and BASIS teams. In this role, his team was responsible for the deployment, support, and security of one of the world’s largest SAP/R3 HANA projects. John’s current role of VP, Cyber Security is again part of the overall SLB Digital Transformation. SLB has grown the Cyber Security program to reflect the evolution of the products and services that the company delivers, and the role that Digital plays in the overall strategy. The Cyber Security group in SLB is now responsible for the comprehensive security stance of the company, ranging from the Digital Software and Services offerings, the traditional IT landscape, and the IIoT products deployed to the wellsite. A key part of John’s role includes the expansion and evolution of the next generation intelligence, detection and response capabilities of SLB . John has been a member of SLB ‘s Incident Response Team since 2000, and has a SANS GSEC certification.
Octavio Herrera, a cum laude graduate from Norwich’s University MSIA program and proud CISSP member has held a number of information security positions within Fortune 500 companies. During his 25+ years career he has led the regulatory compliance program at Alcoa’s largest business unit, managed the IT Security program for American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (AFLAC), served as Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Houston Independent School district – the seventh largest district in the nation and the largest in Texas – an since 2013, he leads the cyber security practice for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY). Mr. Herrera has been honored as one of the “Top 40 Hispanics under 40” by Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine and featured in Fortune Magazine’s March 2009 article, “How to Get a Job”. During his off time, Mr. Herrera is an avid tennis player and enjoys fostering Dogs for “Rocio’s Rescues”, a non-profit animal shelter dedicated to re-locating Texas dog to their forever homes in northern states.
Allan Cockriel is Vice President & CIO Global Functions & Chief Information Security Officer for Shell since July 2020 and is part of the IDT Executive Leadership Team. In his role Allan leads the IDT organization to ensure maximum business value delivery through complex digital transformations across all Corporate Functions; and oversees the continuous improvement of the Information Risk and Cyber Security posture for Shell. Allan is an executive IT leader with over 19 years of IT and business transformation experience. He has built and lead diverse global organizations to deliver business productivity, complex digital transformations, embedding of IT controls and cyber security rigor. Prior to joining Shell, Allan was Group CIO of Petrofac for two years. Before that Allan spent 14 years with General Electric and had a diverse career in financial, operational, and senior IT leadership roles in Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, India, and Angola. Allan, who holds dual US/UK nationality, has degrees in Management Information Systems, Corporate Finance, and Risk Management from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management. He is married to Fara, and they have two children. Outside work, he enjoys cooking, travel, hiking, and listening to TED talks.
Christopher Lukas is the general manager, Information Risk Strategy & Management (CISO), a position he assumed in October 2020. Christopher leads a team responsible for Chevron’s overall cyber security efforts that secure and protect information and assets of Chevron while ensuring overall cyber resiliency and data privacy. He is a member of Chevron’s IT Leadership Team, which is responsible for executing Chevron’s digital and technology strategies. Prior to his current role, Christopher was the general manager for Downstream and Chemicals IT. His responsibilities included setting and executing all Downstream and Chemicals IT strategies for the Manufacturing, Products, Lubricants and Oronite business units. He also served as the IT Regional Manager for Chevron’s North America Exploration and Production Operating Company. In this role, he was responsible for the information technology needs of five business units focused on exploration and production of heavy oil, unconventional and liquefied natural gas (LNG) on land and in the Gulf of Mexico. Christopher joined Chevron in 2013 as the manager, Cyber Threat Analysis and Monitoring in Chevron’s Information Technology Company where he was responsible for establishing Cyber Intelligence Centers in Houston and Singapore which conduct worldwide monitoring, response, and intelligence operations. Prior to joining Chevron, Christopher was Chief, Cyber Threat Analysis Division for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security for more than 10 years. He was responsible for leading a team of special agents, intelligence analysts and network security experts in conducting intelligence analysis, network monitoring, and predictive analysis to protect the U.S. Department of State’s global networks. During his tenure at the Department of State, Christopher was honored with the Benjamin Franklin Award, Meritorious Honor Medal, and Federal Computer Week’s Rising Star Award. In addition, he, and his team were awarded the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Frank B. Rowlett Award for their significant contribution to the protection of national security systems and the SANS Cybersecurity Innovation Award. An 11-year U.S. Navy veteran, Christopher has extensive expertise in signals intelligence, information warfare, and cyber counterintelligence operations. He became a certified adjunct instructor for the National Cryptologic School at NSA and is the recipient of several service medals and awards for his service while in the U.S. Navy. He is a graduate of the executive program at Carnegie Mellon University – Heinz College for Chief Information Security Officer. A native of Grafton, Wisconsin, he resides in Danville, California with his wife and two children.
Dave Sohmer is the Director – Information Security at Valero Energy. His primary responsibility is the security of Valero’s business network to include HRIS, their Credit Card Center and all cloud applications and services. He also chairs Valero’s Information Security Committee. This committee is responsible for the day to day security operations for all of Valero’s networks, IT and OT. Its members include representatives from Refining, Renewables, Pipelines & Terminals, HRIS and the Credit Card Center. Dave has been with Valero since 2013. He has served on the ONG-ISAC Board of Directors since August of 2021 as an at large member. He is also Chairman of the Member Benefits Committee. He was previously Director – Security at General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products in Charlotte, NC from 2004-2013. He oversaw all security operations, both physical and IT, for General Dynamics – ATP to include their Armaments, Advanced Material and AxleTech International business units. He served as General Dynamics – ATP’s Information Security Manager, Data Privacy Officer and Information Systems Security Officer. Before joining General Dynamics, he was on active duty for over 20 years in the US Navy where he held several senior enlisted leadership positions onboard submarines, submarine squadrons and at the Naval Manpower Analysis Center. He retired in 2004 as a Chief Petty Officer. He earned a Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Management Computer Information Systems from Park University and a Master’s degree (MS) in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Dave and his wife Gina have been married for 32 years. They have two sons, Zachary and Devin.
Annessa McKenzie joined ConocoPhillips in 2022 and currently serves as Chief Information Security Officer, responsible for establishing an enterprise IT and OT security strategy across all functional business units. Annessa’s focus has been establishing long-term investment roadmaps, assessing IT/OT and operational risk by business unit, and deploying value-added zero-trust security architectures to ensure resilience, cyber defense and compliance across the organization. Prior to joining ConocoPhillips, McKenzie held the role of Chief Security Officer and VP of Supply Chain at Calpine Corporation, responsible for setting cyber and physical security strategies across all functional business units as well as the overall strategy for IT compliance, business continuity, infrastructure, supply chain and facilities. McKenzie has also held the role of chief information security officer at Baker Hughes, where she was responsible for a multinational team focused on cyber-defense, securing digital oilfield operations, security of future oilfield product designs, application security and architecture, records management, data privacy and consulting with Baker Hughes’ global oilfield customers; PwC’s advisory practice; and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration HIDTA task force. Annessa holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University, as well as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certifications. She is an Adjunct Cyber Security Professor at University of Oklahoma’s Executive MBA in Energy program. She was named one of Houston’s top millennial women to watch in 2019 by the Houston Chronicle and in 2020 was nominated as Orbie awards’ 2020 Houston CIO of the Year, and in 2021 was nominated for Constellation Research’s Business Transformation 150 Award. And in 2022 “Top 100” CISO by CISOs Connect™
With the participation and engagement of our members and volunteer staff provided by member companies, the ONG-ISAC can continue to create value for its members and the entire oil and natural gas sector. While there are many ways to volunteer and help the ONG-ISAC succeed, our committee member positions require individuals who are committed to the protection of the energy sector and to making the oil and natural gas industry stronger and safer.
The Membership Committee’s primary responsibility is to evaluate all member applications. Each membership request goes through a due diligence process to ensure eligibility according to bylaws and to determine membership level.
Committee Chair: Derek Rude
The Benefits Committee helps the Board to ensure the benefits provided by ONG-ISAC will create value for the members and the entire oil and natural gas sector. The Benefits Committee is comprised of member companies’ representatives who meet to provide input on benefit programs, vendor relationships and other issues affecting the ONG-ISAC.
Committee Chair: John Mowery
The Information Sharing Committee works with members and strategic partners to build relationships and identify areas where more effective information sharing can be utilized. In addition, the Information Sharing Committee sets the scope for types of threats on which the organization should focus its research and analysis efforts. When necessary, the Information Sharing Committee serves as a key resource for the ONG-ISAC’s staff when coordinating actions during a crisis or incident affecting members.
Committee Chair: Octavio Herrera
The Operation Technology Task Force (OT Task Force) is dedicated to solving cyber security challenges in the operational technology space in the safest, most efficient manner. The roundtable discussions provide an opportunity to connect and exchange ideas with peers in the oil and gas industry on various topics, including patching ICS systems, threat actors targeting OT, talent recruitment, and more.
Vulnerability Management Working Group launched in April 2022 for members to connect with their peers who focus on vulnerability and risk management for their companies. Their objective is to learn best practices from each other, share successful measures for identifying and reducing risk, and alert each other to emerging threats and vulnerabilities, as well as mitigation strategies.