Our Leadership


Chairman James C. "Jimmy" Broussard
J.E. Broussard Heirs O&G and LaBelle Properties, Ltd.

A lifelong Beaumont, Texas resident, James (Jimmy) C. Broussard was elected Chairman of the Texas Land & Mineral Owners Association in January 2022.

James is the founder of several companies that focus on mineral ownership. He manages surface and mineral properties for the collective Heirs of J.E. Broussard and his personal holdings. James is currently focusing on developing opportunities for Texas landowners through subsurface Co2 injection and nature-based carbon sequestration.

James graduated from The University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree in finance. During his time in Austin, James was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity and a Bevo Handler for The University of Texas Silver Spurs. After graduation, James worked closely with the Texas Parks and Wildlife to open the first alligator hatchery in the Texas creating an industry that has provide much needed income for wetland owners in the State.    

In addition to serving on the TLMA Board of Directors, James is a member of the American Association for Petroleum Landmen, Three Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and a Member of Saint Anne Catholic Church.  James is an avid fly fisherman and hunter, frequently being found poling his skiff in San Antonio Bay or the wetlands surrounding Texas Point.     

James and his wife, Monica, remain in Beaumont and have three children – Josie, Casey, and Belle.

Vice-Chairman & Chairman-Elect Thomas H. "Tom" Daniel
Six Mountain Partners, LP
Treasurer E.O. "Trey" Scott, III
Trinity Mineral Management
John D. Alexander, Jr.
King Ranch
Carolyn Frost Keenan - 
Keenan Family Interests

Kimberley K. McTee (Immediate Past Chairman)
Catharine C. Whittenburg Trusts/Turkey Track Ranch

Barry Roberts
Coates Energy Trust
Lorin Runnels
EIA Properties, Ltd.
James P. "Rick" Walker, Sr.
Huisache Cattle Co. Ltd.
R. Neal Wilkins
East Foundation


District Representatives

John S. Baen, Ph.D., Denton
Clay C. Cash, Lubbock
Leslie el-Effendi, Dallas
Amy E. Stieren, San Antonio

Advisory Directors

Joseph B.C. Fitzsimons
John B. McFarland
Howard P. Newton
George J. Person
Dr. Kitty-Sue Quinn

Honorary Directors

The Honorable Dolph Briscoe* - Director 1999-2010
Jack Hunt - Director 1999-2010
Roger Welder - Chairman 2005-2009, Director 1999-2005
J.A. Whittenburg, III* - Director 1999-2014
The Honorable Cullen Looney - Director 2001-2010
Doug Beveridge - Director 2002-2007
Chaunce Thompson, Jr.* - Director 2004-2011
Morgan Dunn O'Connor - Vice Chairman 2010-2016, Director 2009-2010, Vice President 1999-2009
Scott Petty, Jr. - Director 2001-2018
Lica Pinkston - Director 2010-2018
George Tanner* - Director 1999-2020