• Chairperson: Lance Hardcastle, LyondellBasell
  • Michael Catron, Carpenter
  • Burch Estes, Eurecat
  • Dena Mahan, City of La Porte
  • Chris Minter, Intergulf
  • Mark Posey, Carpenter
  • Ali Shah, San Jacinto College
  • Dale Upchurch, Dow La Porte


This Committee shall be responsible for reviewing existing federal, state and local plans for the purpose of coordination with the LEPC planning process, incorporating the National Response Plan (NRP) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) into emergency planning efforts for the communities of LaPorte, Morgan’s Point and Shoreacres,assisting with reviewing Municipal and Industrial Members’ Emergency Response Plan,developing procedures for responding to release reports, facilitating the communication of risk related information, and assisting with hazard assessments from fixed and mobile sources.

Charter - Planning Committee