New Fellows,Margie Harris & Brian Powers

I am pleased to announce the addition of two outstanding HR Executives as Senior Fellows to The Sierra Institute. Please join me in welcoming Margie Harris and Brian Powers.

Margie is Executive Vice President of Human Resources of Apache Corporation, a global Exploration and Production Company headquartered in Houston, Texas. Margie serves on the board of directors for the National Council for Minorities in Engineering, (NACME) which promotes support to African American, American Indian, and Latino men and women in engineering and technology careers, and also serves on the board of trustees of the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Apache Corporation, Margie held leadership positions at several large Fortune 500 companies, including Texas Genco, Integrated Electrical Services, Santa Fe Snyder and Hewitt Associates. Margie was nominated to TSI by me.

Brian Powers is Vice President of Human Resources & Labor Relations of TTX Company. TTX Company is the largest provider of intermodal railroad equipment and related freight car management services to the North American railroad industry, headquartered in Chicago, IL. Prior to joining TTX Company, Brian served as a labor relations officer for both Metra Commuter Rail and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. Brian was nominated to TSI by Senior Fellow, Katie Lawler.