NIRI Dallas*Fort Worth Elects 2013-2014 Officers and Directors

DALLAS (May 21, 2013) – The Dallas*Fort Worth (D*FW) Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), consisting of more than 100 members representing public companies throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area, has announced the election of officers for the 2013-2014 chapter year.

The full slate of new chapter officers and directors includes:

Leader Company 2013-2014 Board Position
Geralyn DeBusk Halliburton Investor Relations President
Ernesto Algeria Denbury Resources Executive Vice President
Rick Black Hill+Knowlton Strategies Vice President, Programs
Liz Kline Eisenberg & Associates Vice President, Communications
Diane Stephens SharePlus Federal Bank Vice President, Professional Development
Mark Trinske Former VP, Investor Relations Norit NV Vice President, Membership
Joe Parsons AT&T Corporation Vice President, Treasurer
Lee Anne Sexton RR Donnelley Past President
Brent Anderson Meritage Homes Director At-Large
Hala Elsherbini Halliburton Investor Relations Director At-Large
Megan Hays Approach Resources Director At-Large
Kristin Hodges Southcross Energy Director At-Large
Jason Landkamer Fluor Corporation Director At-Large
Glen Orr Abernathy & MacGregor Director At-Large

The new officers will begin their board year on June 1.

Geralyn DeBusk, the 2013-2014 NIRI D*FW Chapter president, said: “One of our primary goals this year is to increase member involvement in the chapter by offering compelling educational programs, hot topic discussions and special programs as well as enjoyable networking events. Our dynamic board will work to infuse high-quality chapter programming, engaging membership through monthly gatherings, community service outreach and more interactive programs. We look forward to a productive year for the D*FW NIRI chapter.”

About NIRI
Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with more than 3,300 members representing 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization.

About the NIRI D*FW Chapter
The NIRI D*FW Chapter, one of the oldest and largest chapters in the country, has more than 100 members representing most of the major public companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and from surrounding regions and states, including Oklahoma, Arkansas and New Mexico. Our mission is to represent the highest level of investor relations practices and to provide a resource for investor relations professionals located in the Southwest region of the United States. Our chapter holds regular monthly meetings and specially scheduled educational seminars featuring experts on leading issues affecting publicly traded companies and the investor relations profession. For more information, please visit

Diane Stephens, VP Communications