John D. Gass, SPE, was appointed to Suncor Energy’s board of directors. He is a former vice president at Chevron Corporation and former president of Chevron Gas and Midstream, positions he held from 2003 until his retirement in 2012. Gass has extensive international experience, having served in a diverse series of operations positions in the oil and gas industry with increasing responsibility throughout his career. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, and holds a master’s degree in civil engineering from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Gass serves as a director of Southwestern Energy and Weatherford International. In addition, he is on the board of visitors for the Vanderbilt School of Engineering and the advisory board for the Vanderbilt Eye Institute. Gass is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.