Jeff is a Life Member of the Houston Safari Club Foundation. He has been a life-long avid Texas hunter since he was old enough to hold a gun and hit the dove field or sit in a deer stand with his father and grandfather. He has recently acquired mountain fever and has taken and/or scheduled several mountain hunts of late. He is passionate about protecting hunting rights and is also a life member of several other hunting associations, including SCI, Wild Sheep Foundation, GSCO/Ovis, Rocky Mountain Goat Association and Alaska Professional Hunters Association. If Jeff isn’t hunting, he is reading, watching and learning about hunting and how to protect the heritage.
Jeff has been married to his wife, Debra, for 26 years. They have two children, Rylee who is a senior in accounting at Baylor, and Collin who recently received his bachelor’s degree from Baylor and his master’s degree from Texas A&M. Collin is also a very avid hunter. Jeff has a bachelors and master’s degree in engineering from Texas A&M and a law degree from South Texas College of Law. He is a registered professional engineer, registered patent attorney and a licensed attorney by the State Bar of Texas since 1992. He is the Assistant General Counsel, Intellectual Property, for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company.
Jeff has served on several boards. The most recent was as the 2019-20 Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, where he has been a member of the board for many years. He has also been on the boards for the Education for Tomorrow Alliance and Woodlands Bar Association. He has also been the Pacesetter Chair for the United Way.