SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The newly created position of In-House General Counsel for the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) was filled by the hiring of Oyango Snell, Catherine Reheis-Boyd, WSPA President, announced today.
"Oyango is an outstanding attorney with extensive and successful experience in working with industries like ours," Reheis-Boyd, said. "He will play a key role at WSPA as we confront the complex legal challenges facing our members."
Oyango is moving from Washington D.C., where he currently serves as Counsel, State Government Relations, for the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI). Prior to joining PCI, Oyango spent his professional career in state government relations in both the public and private sectors in Columbus, Ohio. Oyango is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio and the U.S. Southern District Court of Ohio. He earned his law degree at The Ohio State University and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. Oyango completed his undergraduate studies at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.
"We welcome Oyango to the WSPA family; he will be a leader and important member of our team," Reheis-Boyd said.
ABOUT THE WESTERN STATES PETROLEUM ASSOCIATION
The Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) is a non-profit trade association that represents companies that account for the bulk of petroleum exploration, production, refining, transportation and marketing in the five western states of California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, and Nevada.
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SOURCE Western States Petroleum Association