for research and development. At ConocoPhillips she as held the position of environmental scientist with responsibilities for regulatory compliance for air, Community-Right-to-Know, and the Toxic Substance Control Act. She was also a member of the Corporate, Health, Environment and Safety in the Property Risk Management Group, where she was the site manager for nonoperating sites. Wood-Black received a B.S. in physics with a minor in chemistry from Central State University (now the University of Central Oklahoma), Edmond, OK in 1984, a Ph.D. in physics from Oklahoma State University in 1989, and completed her MBA in Dec. 2002. She has been active in numerous professional activities and serves as the ConocoPhillips representative on Corporation Associates of the American Chemical Society. Wood-Black is a registered environmental manager.