Lydia I. Beebe
Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer
Lydia I. Beebe, 62, is corporate secretary and chief governance officer of Chevron Corporation, a position she has held since 1995. She provides advice and counsel to the board of directors and senior management on corporate governance matters and manages the company’s corporate governance function. Beebe also serves as secretary to the board, the Executive Committee, and the Board Nominating and Governance Committee.
Previously Beebe was a senior manager and tax counsel in Chevron’s Tax Department from 1985 to 1995 and a Washington, D.C., representative from 1981 to 1985.
Beebe serves on the governing boards of the Kansas University Endowment Association, Kansas University Law Alumni, the National Association of Corporate Directors of Northern California and the San Francisco Symphony. She is an advisory board member of both the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance and the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance. She also serves on the board of directors of the Chevron Employees Political Action Committee.
Beebe joined Chevron in 1977 as a contracts attorney. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kansas in 1974 and 1977, respectively, and a master’s degree in taxation from Golden Gate University in 1980.
Updated: October 2014