C.E. “Chuck” Hessert
Board Vice Chair
Chuck retired from ConocoPhillips in 2004 with more than 30 years of experience in project management and quality assurance in manufacturing and materials engineering, as well as inspection and construction of oil and gas drilling, refining and chemical plants. During his career, he handled all phases of new construction and worked on a variety of projects in 38 countries. He is Certified Level II by the Society for Nondestructive Testing in radiography, magnetic particle testing, liquid penetrant testing, and ultrasound testing. He has a bachelor of science in education, a degree in industrial arts metals and manufacturing, and was a school teacher at the beginning of his career.
Chuck is a direct descendant of two original Osage allottees, George Michelle, his great-grandfather, and Della Hessert, his grandmother. He owns and operates the WAH-TSA-MOIE Angus Ranch and Hessert LOC Inc., an independent oil and gas company.