International Association of Drilling Contractors
Liz Craddock is the International Association of Drilling Contractors Vice President of Government and Industry Policy Affairs, leading the association’s Washington, D.C. office. She worked on Capitol Hill for over a decade both on the Senate and House side and capped off her Hill career as first female Majority Staff Director of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee under Chair Senator Mary Landrieu. Liz, a Louisiana native, joined Senator Landrieu’s office in 2006, and was part of the Senator’s team that along with other Louisiana Congressional offices passed The Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA), which opened 8.3 million acres in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, as well as established revenue sharing for the Gulf energy producing states. Craddock received her B.A. in Political Science and B.S. in Public Relations from the University of Florida and earned her J.D. from Tulane University Law School and is a member of the District of Columbia bar.