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Chris Castilian, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Chris Castilian is the Manager of Government and Community Relations at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in Denver.  Prior to Anadarko, Chris was of-counsel at Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber & Schreck, deputy chief of staff to Governor Bill Owens, director of the Colorado State Board of Land Commissioners, and legislative director for Colorado Counties, Inc. and the Colorado Petroleum Association.  Chris was appointed by Governor Hickenlooper to the Colorado Parks & Wildlife Commission in 2011, and was previously appointed chair of the Colorado Creative Industries Council (aka Colorado Council on the Arts) by Governors Ritter and Owens from 2005-2011. He serves on the boards of directors for the Colorado Community College System Foundation, Downtown Denver Inc., and Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado.  Additionally, Chris serves on the National Western Stock Show Junior Livestock Auction Committee, Volunteers of America Western Fantasy Corporate Committee, and the boards of various trade associations.  Chris has BA degrees in French and Political Science from California Lutheran University, and a JD from the University of Denver College of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Colorado.