Lee O. Fuller, Vice President of Government Relations, joined IPAA in 1998. From 1978 through 1986, Mr. Fuller served Senator Lloyd Bentsen as a professional staff member and staff director of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. In 1980, he staffed the development of the Bentsen Amendment on drilling fluids and produced water under RCRA, modification to SDWA regarding Class II UIC wells and the provisions on Superfund with regard to its treatment of oil, RCRA wastes and federally permitted releases. In 1986, as staff director, he staffed the development of the TRI program and the CWA storm water provisions. Following his senate career, Mr. Fuller lobbied on behalf of oil and natural gas producers for the next 12 years including the development of the CAA aggregation provision in 1990. After joining IPAA, Mr. Fuller led IPAA's efforts to secure changes to the SDWA regarding hydraulic fracturing and the CWA with respect to storm water construction. Mr. Fuller coordinates IPAA's strategic advocacy with Congress and the Executive Branch. He is a chemical engineer.