Proppant logistics company Atlas Energy Solutions Inc.’s board of directors appointed Mike Howard to serve on the board and on the company’s nominating and corporate governance committee, Atlas announced in a Feb. 13 press release.

Howard is also the chairman and CEO of Howard Midstream Energy Partners LLC (HEP), an energy infrastructure company with operations in four states in the U.S. and in Mexico. Howard also serves on the board of Jonah Energy LLC and the boards of trustees for Texas A&M University, the Kingsville Foundation, the United Way of Bexar County and the Witte Museum.

Prior to founding HEP in 2011, Howard was Energy Transfer Partners’ president of midstream.