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Pepperdine University Names Dale Brown to its Board of Regents
Pepperdine University has announced Dale A. Brown to its 40-member Board of Regents.
A certified public accountant and highly respected leader in the oil and gas industry, Brown has been a director of Legacy Reserves GP, LLC, and a member of the board of directors of Legacy’s general partner since the company’s founding in 2005. Brown also holds posts as the founder and president of Petroleum Strategies, Inc. and cofounder of The Moriah Group, which he leads alongside his son Cary. The father and son duo also cofounded the Executive Oil Conference, an annual conference for those who buy, sell, and manage oil and gas assets, which has been held annually in Midland, Texas, since 1995.
Brown has previously served on the board of trustees for The Christian Chronicle, a periodical serving members of the Churches of Christ, for more than 25 years and was its chair from 2004 until 2009. He is part of the periodical’s 19-member board, which provides policy governance for the publication. He was a founding member of the newspaper’s National Council in 1983 and served as chair of the council beginning in 2002.
Brown graduated with a B.S. degree in accounting from Pepperdine College in 1964. He and his wife Rita have been members of the Pepperdine University Boone Center for the Family since 2005 and are currently members of the center’s advisory board. The Browns are members of the Golf Course Road Church of Christ in Midland, Texas. They have four sons, Alan, Cary, Randy, and Tod, and two daughters, Trisha Wall and April Cogburn. Dale’s son, Alan, is a 1995 Pepperdine School of Law graduate.