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Executive Committee of the State & Regional Chapter Council



Missy Pieske
Exec. Assistant and Meeting Planner

At-Large Members

Steve Earle
Director of Operations
Mid South Building Supply, Inc.
Maria Prado
VP, Human Resources
Rex-cut Abrasives
Jodi Lamb
Manager of Marketing and Communications
Big G Express, Inc.
Karen Ellis
V.P. Human Resources & Corp. Development
Superior Farms
Ronnie Kirby
Vermeer Texas-Louisiana 


Gary Shorman
Board of Directors, Vice Chair
President, Eagle Communications Inc.
Dan Marcue 

ESOP Association
Chapter Development Officer

About the Council

The Executive Committee of the State and Regional Chapter Council provides high-level oversight of the Chapter program, ensuring that it supports the strategic plan of The ESOP Association. The committee develops guidelines, monitors program operations, and ensures that chapter plans, budgets and spending are appropriate and consistent with the resources available to the chapters and The Association. 

Responsibilities and Resources

The committee meets at least three times a year.

Training sessions are available to help committee members better understand and perform their duties.

Make Up of the Committee

The committee consists of six chapter officers who serve staggered, two-year terms. Current chapter officers and immediate past chapter presidents are eligible to serve on the executive committee.

The committee elects a chair, and a chair elect.

A member of the Board of Directors serves as a liaison to the committee and is a non-voting member. 

The ESOP Association’s Chapter Development Officer also participates in the committee as a non-voting member and serves as a staff resource and liaison.

The current members of the Executive Committee are: