Western States Petroleum Association
Catherine Reheis-Boyd has been President of the Western States Petroleum Association since January 1, 2010. She oversees the trade organization’s operations and advocacy in five Western states – California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, and Oregon.
Ms. Reheis-Boyd has been affiliated with WSPA since 1990 and previously was the Association’s Executive Vice President. She served as Chief Operating Officer and managed WSPA’s personnel as Chief of Staff since March, 2003.
Ms. Reheis-Boyd manages a broad range of Association activities, including legislative and regulatory issues associated with transportation fuels policy, air and water quality, climate change, renewable fuels and alternative energy issues, crude oil and natural gas production and many other issues in WSPA’s five states, and beyond those borders into Canada and abroad.
Ms. Reheis-Boyd received her bachelor’s of science degree in Natural Resource Management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and pursued post-graduate studies in environmen¬tal engineering at the University of Southern California.
The Western States Petroleum Association represents major integrated petroleum companies, independent refiners, and independent oil producers that explore for, produce, transport, refine and market oil and petroleum products in the West.