Eugene (Gene) Voiland
Mr. Voiland, 71, is Chairman of the Board of Valley Republic Bank where he has served as a member of the Bank’s Board of Directors since 2008. Mr. Voiland is the retired President and CEO of Aera Energy LLC, where he served for more than 10 years. He has a long history in the energy industry, having worked over 28 years for Shell before his service at Aera Energy LLC. During his career with Shell, he worked as an engineer and manager throughout the US. He also held senior management positions with Shell, having been appointed General Manager of Engineering and General Manager of Corporate Planning. Mr. Voiland is on a number of for profit and nonprofit boards, and is a management consultant. He is also a board member of Saltchuk Resources, a transportation, energy, and real estate investment and management company. He is active in state and community affairs, serving on four local non-profit boards, as well as a Leadership Council Member of California Forward. He is also a Board Member and Past Chairman of the California State Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Voiland is a 1969 graduate of Washington State University with a BS degree in Chemical Engineering. He is a member of the WSU Foundation Board of Governors and the WSU Foundation Investment Committee.