Danny Bell is an Operations Engineering Advisor for Exco Resources Inc. in Dallas Texas. A Petroleum Engineering Graduate from the University of Oklahoma and a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. He has held section offices of Director, Section Chairman, Program Chairman, Webmaster/Technology Director and Treasurer in several sections (Michigan, Abilene, OKC and Dallas). He created and maintained the Dallas Sections' website for over 15 years. Bell has also served on the EH&S, Membership and Paper Review committee and the SPEI National Membership Committee at the National/International level and served on numerous section committees. He is currently the Education Chairman for the Dallas Section. He is a recipient of the 2008 Central & Southeastern North America Regional Service award, 2009 SPEI Distinguished Service Award and 2009 Distinguished Member Award.