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Below is a list of topics and the corresponding AGA staff members who can answer your questions. Please browse through the list to find the most appropriate contact person for your question. 
 
AGA Main Switchboard
202-824-7000

AGA Administration
Kevin Hardardt
202-824-7250

AGA Budget
Doug Allen
202-824-7261

AGA Dues
Kevin Hardardt
202-824-7250

AGA General Counsel
Kevin Belford
202-824-7070

AGA Human Resources
Linda Nahin
202-824-7012

Accounting
Association
Joe Martin
202-824-7255

Accounting Training & Development
Doug Allen
202-824-7261
Joe Martin
202-824-7255

Advertising & Communications
Jennifer O'Shea
202-824-7023

Air Emissions Standards
Pam Lacey
202-824-7340

American Gas Foundation
Kathryn Clay
202-824-7122

American Gas Index Fund
Gary Gardner
202-824-7270

American Gas Magazine
Editorial
Tracy Burleson
202-824-7229

Circulation
Sherri Hamm
202-824-7201

Antitrust
Mike Murray
202-824-7071

Appliance Safety/Efficiency Standards
Jim Ranfone
202-824-7310

Appliances (Also see Equipment)
Efficiency
Jim Ranfone
202-824-7310

ASHRAE Liaison
Jim Ranfone
202-824-7310

Awards Programs
Safety (Operations)
Andrew Lu
202-824-7341

Benchmarking (Financial Performance)
Bruce McDowell
202-824-7131
Paul Pierson
202-824-7133

Best Practices Electronic
Survey System (BESS)
Paul Pierson
202-824-7133
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

Best Practices in Customer Service
Jim Linn
202-824-7272

Best Practices in Finance & Accounting
Joe Martin
202-824-7255

Best Practices in Information Technology
Jim Linn
202-824-7272

Best Practices in Operations
Andrew Lu 
202-824-7341

Board of Directors
Executive Committee
Nominating Committee
Gary Gardner
202-824-7270

Capitol View
Christina Nyquist
202-824-7204

Carbon Monoxide
Ted Williams
202-824-7313

Climate Change
Chris McGill
202-824-7132

Richard Meyer
202-824-7134

Codes & Standards
Building Codes
Jim Ranfone
202-824-7310
Paul Cabot
202-824-7312
Ted Williams
202-824-7313

Meter Regulator Standards
End-Use
Kimberly Denbow
202-824-7334

Transmission
Andrew Lu 
202-824-7341

Ali Quraishi
202-824-7337

National Fuel Gas Code
Paul Cabot
202-824-7312

Pipeline
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Cogeneration/Combined Heat & Power
Bruce McDowell
202-824-7131

Cooling Degree Days Paul Pierson
202-824-7133
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

Committee Clearances
Ysabel Suarez
202-824-7024

Company Operations
Lori Traweek
202-824-7330

Compensation Survey
Linda Nahin
202-824-7012

Contracts Administration
Cindy Johnson
202-824-7264

Controller
Joe Martin
202-824-7255

Corrosion Engineering
Kate Miller
202-824-7342

Customer Activities
Customer Activities Conference & Exposition
Jim Linn
202-824-7272

Customer Choice
State Activities
Bruce McDowell
202-824-7131

Data Requests
Paul Pierson
202-824-7133
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

Direct-Use
Richard Meyer
202-824-7134

Distribution Measurement
Mike Bellman
202-824-7183

Distribution Systems & Engineering
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

DOT Rules (Pipeline Safety)
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Emission Standards
Pam Lacey
202-824-7340

Energy Efficiency Programs
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

Member Survey
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127
Paul Pierson
202-824-7133

Energy Legislation
Rick Shelby
202-824-7210

Energy Solutions Center
David Weiss
202-824-7153

Engineering Analysis
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Engineering Technology Notes
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Environmental
Air Emissions Standards
Clean Air Act Regulations Clean Water Act Regulations
Manufactured Gas Plants
Mercury-containing Equipment
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
Sediments
Site Clean-Ups
Storm Water Discharge Permits
Waste Management and Disposal
Wetlands
Pam Lacey
202-824-7340

Legislative 
Kyle Rogers 
202-824-7218

EPA
Pam Lacey
202-824-7340

Environmental Impact of Natural Gas
Chris McGill
202-824-7132
Richard Meyer
202-824-7134

Environmental Operations
Pam Lacey
202-824-7340

Equipment, Energy Solutions Center
David Weiss
202-824-7153

Excavation Damage Prevention
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Excess Flow Valves
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Executive Conference
Gary Gardner
202-824-7270

FERC
Andrew Soto
202-824-7215

Financial Community Inquiries
Liliana Fonnoll
202-824-7021

Financial Forum
Gary Gardner
202-824-7270

Gas Analysis/Composition Delivery
Ali Quraishi
202-824-7337

End-Use
Ted Williams
202-824-7313

Gas Control & Dispatching
Junaid Faruq 
202-824-7335

Gas Engineering & Operating Practices Series (GEOP)
Ali Quraishi
202-824-7337

Gas Facts
Paul Pierson
202-824-7133
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

GASPAC/Political Programs
Bree Raum
202-824-7208

Gas Prices
Chris McGill
202-824-7132
Richard Meyer
202-824-7134

Gas Quality
Delivery Ali Quraishi
202-824-7337

End-Use Ted Williams
202-824-7313

FERC Policy Andrew Soto
202-824-7215

Gas Technology Subscriptions Energy Solutions Center
202-824-7150

Gas Utility Statistics System (GUSS)
Paul Pierson
202-824-7133
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

General Counsel/Legal Matters
Kevin Belford
202-824-7070

Government Relations
Federal Legislation
Kyle Rogers
202-824-7218

Environmental Issues
Energy Efficiency
LIHEAP
Bree Raum
202-824-7208

Financial Issues
R&D
Tax Issues
NARUC
Pipeline Safety
Kyle Rogers
202-824-7218

Production and Supply Issues
George Lowe
202-824-7020

Grassroots
Bree Raum
202-824-7208

Heating Degree Days
Paul Pierson
202-824-7133
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

Househeating Trends
Bruce McDowell
202-824-7131
Richard Meyer
202-824-7134

Human Resources
Industry Issues
Linda Nahin
202-824-7012

Hydrogen
Ted Williams
202-824-7313

Indoor Air Quality
Ted Williams
202-824-7313

Industry Outlook
Chris McGill
202-824-7132
Richard Meyer
202-824-7134

Industry Statistics
Paul Pierson
202-824-7133
Richard Meyer
202-824-7134
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

Information Technology
Conference and Industry Issues
Jim Linn
202-824-7272

Integrity Management Regulations
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Standards
Kate Miller 
202-824-7342

International Code Council
Jim Ranfone
202-824-7310

Investor Relations Issues
Liliana Fonnoll
202-824-7021

Labor Relations Issues
Linda Nahin
202-824-7012

Legal Committee
Kevin Belford
202-824-7070

Legal Forum
Theresa Thoman
202-824-7072

Legal Matters
Kevin Belford
202-824-7070

Liquefied Natural Gas
Mike Bellman 
202-824-7183
Chris McGill
202-824-7132

Litigation
Mike Murray
202-824-7071

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance
Bree Raum
202-824-7208
Bruce McDowell
202-824-7131

Manufactured Gas Plant Sites
Pam Lacey
202-824-7340

Redevelopment & Management
Pam Lacey
202-824-7340

Measurement
Transmission
Ali Quraishi
202-824-7337

Distribution
Mike Bellman
202-824-7183

Media
Jennifer O'Shea
202-824-7023
Jake Rubin
202-824-7027

Meetings, Conferences & Expositions
Mary Weekley
202-824-7030
Annemarie O'Donoghue
202-824-7032

Membership
Ysabel Suarez
202-824-7024

Meters/Regulatory Standards
End-Use
Mike Bellman
202-824-7183

Transmission
Ali Quraishi
202-824-7337

National Association of Pipeline Safety
Representatives (NAPSR)
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

NARUC
Kyle Rogers
202-824-7218

National Account Marketing
Tracy Burleson
202-824-7229

National Appliance Energy Conservation
Act (NAECA)
Jim Ranfone
202-824-7310

National Association of HomeBuilders Liaison
Tracy Burleson
202-824-7229

National Fuel Gas Code
Paul Cabot
202-824-7312

Natural Gas Council
Paula Gant
202-824-7226

Natural Gas Federally Funded RD&D
George Lowe
202-824-7020

Natural Gas Infrastructure RD&D
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Natural Gas Vehicles
NGVAmerica
(202) 202-824-7360

North American Energy Standards Board
Current Issues
Andrew Soto
202-824-7215

About NAESB/Joining
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

Occupational Safety/Health
Andrew Lu 
202-824-7341

Odorization
Ali Quraishi
202-824-7337

One Call Programs/
Common Ground Alliance
Kyle Rogers
202-824-7218
Andrew Lu 
202-824-7341

Operations
Best Practices
Mike Bellman
202-824-7183

Committees
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

DOT Initiatives
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Engineering Publications
Ali Quraishi
202-824-7337

Regulations, Environmental
Pam Lacey
202-824-7340

Regulations, Occupational Safety 
Jeetu Jodhpurkar 
202-824-7193

Regulations, Operations Safety
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Research
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Workshops
Kimberly Denbow
202-824-7334

Operations & Equipment Services Associates
Kimberly Denbow
202-824-7334

Operator Qualification
Junaid Faruq 
202-824-7335

Pipeline
Capacity Issues
Andrew Soto
202-824-7215

Operations
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Projects
Chris McGill
202-824-7132

Quality
Ali Quraishi
202-824-7337

Safety
Jeetu Jodhpurkar
202-824-7332

Statistics
Paul Pierson
202-824-7133
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

Pipeline Safety, Legislative
Kyle Rogers
202-824-7218

Pipeline Safety, Regulatory
Operator Qualification
DOT Regulations
Excess Flow Valves
Damage Prevention
DOT Initiatives
NTSB Issues
Excavation Damage Prevention
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Plastic Gas Pipe
Kate Miller
202-824-7342

Plastic Pipe Data Collection
Kate Miller
202-824-7342

Policy Analysis and Statistics
Chris McGill
202-824-7132

Lucy Castaneda-Land
202-824-7126

Pricing/Economics
Chris McGill
202-824-7132

Production (Supply)
Richard Meyer
202-824-7134
Chris McGill
202-824-7132

Publication Sales
Sherri Hamm
202-824-7201

Rates and Regulatory Issues
Bruce McDowell
202-824-7131

Regional Gas Association Issues
Gary Gardner
202-824-7270

Research
Operations Priorities
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

End-Use Priorities
Legislative and Regulatory Funding Initiatives
Bree Raum
202-824-7208

Residential Marketing
Bruce McDowell
202-824-7131

Risk Management Issues
Cindy Johnson
202-824-7264

Safety (see also Pipeline Safety)
Public
Christina Sames
202-824-7214

Employee
Jeetu Jodhpurkar
202-824-7341

Product
Jim Ranfone
202-824-7310

Secondary Market Transactions
Andrew Soto
202-824-7215

Security
Kimberly Denbow
202-824-7334

Sponsorship of AGA Meetings
& Conferences
Annemarie O'Donoghue
202-824-7032

Standards
Appliances
Jim Ranfone
202-824-7310
Paul Cabot
202-824-7312

Appliance Venting
Paul Cabot
Gas Piping
202-824-7312

State Legislation
Kyle Rogers
202-824-7218

State Regulatory Committee
Kyle Rogers
202-824-7218

Statistics and Studies Subscriptions
Lucy Castaneda-Land
202-824-7126

Storage
Underground Gas Technology Storage
Erin Carmichael
202-824-7328
Chris McGill
202-824-7132

Supply Issues
Chris McGill
202-824-7132

LDC Supply Planning
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

Total Energy Efficiency
Bree Raum
202-824-7208

Uniform Statistical Report
Paul Pierson
202-824-7133
Mariam Arnaout
202-824-7127

Utilization Engineering
Paul Cabot 
202-824-7312

Website
Nate Craft
202-824-7271
Jim Linn
202-824-7272

Workforce Planning
Lori Traweek
202-824-7330

 

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