The Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee actively engages in legislative and regulatory processes at state and federal levels to ensure that tedious laws and regulations do not adversely affect oil and gas activities. The committee tackles its many tasks by fostering communication with the regulatory community so timely responses can be made to meet the rapidly changing needs of the oil and gas industry and its customers.

Chair: Ryan Hoffman, Director, Conservation Division, Kansas Corporation Commission
Vice Chair: Eric Vendel, Senior Legal Counsel, Division of Oil & Gas Resources Management, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
IOGCC Staff Liaison: Amy Childers
For more information about the Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee or to find out how to become a member, please contact Amy Childers at