Wayne Hughes

President, Board of Directors

Community: Amarillo, TX
Profession: Executive Vice President, Panhandle Producers & Royalty Owners Association

Wayne Hughes has been executive vice president of the Panhandle Producers & Royalty Owners Association since 1991.  He is the fourth executive vice president in the Association’s 82 year history and the longest-serving.  Prior to joining the Association he worked for the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce and the Panhandle Regional Planning Commission.Wayne is a 1967 graduate of West Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and radio-tv production.  He served in Viet Nam as commander of a combat motion picture team.During his tenure at the Association, Wayne has represented oil and gas producers, support companies and mineral royalty owners before the Texas and Oklahoma legislatures and in Washington DC.