Our Leadership


Our Leadership

Chairman of the Board of Directors

President and CEO


  • First Vice Chairman - Terry D. McCallister, chairman & CEO, WGL Holdings, Inc. (Washington, DC)
  • Second Vice Chairman - Ralph A. LaRossa, president & COO, Public Service Electric & Gas Co. (Newark, NJ)
  • Immediate Past Chairman - Ronald W. Jibson, chairman, president & CEO, Questar Corp (Salt Lake City, UT)


  • Craig L. Adams, president & CEO, PECO Energy (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Dennis V. Arriola, president & COO, Southern California Gas Co. (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Robert F. Beard, president & CEO, UGI Utilities, Inc. (Reading, PA)
  • Lonnie E. Bellar, vice president, gas distribution, LG&E-KU, PPL Cos. (Louisville, KY)
  • Doyle N. Beneby, president & CEO, CPS Energy (San Antonio, TX)
  • Lawrence T. Borgard, president & COO, Integrys Energy Group (Green Bay, WI)
  • Carl L. Chapman, chairman, president & CEO, Vectren  Corp. (Evansville, IN)
  • Kim R. Cocklin, president & CEO, Atmos Energy Corp. (Dallas, TX)
  • Laurence M. Downes, chairman & CEO, New Jersey Resources (Wall, NJ)
  • David R. Emery, chairman, president & CEO, Black Hills Corp. (Rapid City, SD)
  • William J. Fehrman, president & CEO, MidAmerican Energy Co. (Des Moines, IA)
  • Kimberly J. Harris, president & CEO, Puget Sound Energy (Bellevue, WA)
  • Glenn R. Jennings, chairman, president & CEO, Delta Natural Gas Co., Inc. (Winchester, KY)
  • Christopher P. Johns, president, Pacific Gas and Electric Co.(San Francisco, CA)
  • Thomas B. King, executive director and president, US, National Grid (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Steven E. Kurmas, president & COO, DTE Energy (Detroit, MI)
  • Kent T. Larson, SVP, operations, Xcel Energy Inc. (Minneapolis, MN)
  • James P. Laurito, president, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Diane Leopold, president, Dominion Energy (Richmond, VA)
  • John McAvoy, chairman, president & CEO, Consolidated Edison, Inc. (New York, NY)  
  •  Michael P. McMasters, president & CEO, Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (Dover, DE)
  • K. Frank Morehouse, president & CEO, MDU Utilities Group (Bismarck, ND)
  • Scott L. Morris, chairman, president & CEO, Avista Corp. (Spokane, WA)
  • Pierce H. Norton, II, president and chief executive officer, ONE Gas, Inc. (Tulsa, OK)
  • Morgan K. O’Brien, president & CEO, Peoples Natural Gas (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Scott M. Prochazka, president & CEO, CenterPoint Energy (Houston, TX)
  • Ian Robertson, CEO, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (Oakville, ON)
  • John G. Russell, president & CEO, CMS Energy Corp. (Jackson, MI)
  • Jeffrey W. Shaw, president & CEO, Southwest Gas Corp. (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Suzanne Sitherwood, president & CEO, The Laclede Group, Inc. (St. Louis, MO)
  • Robert C. Skaggs, Jr., president & CEO, NiSource Inc. (Merrillville, IN)
  • Thomas E. Skains, chairman, president & CEO, Piedmont Natural Gas Co., Inc. (Charlotte, NC)
  • David F. Smith, executive chairman of the board, National Fuel Gas Co. (Williamsville, NY)
  • John W. Somerhalder II, chairman, president, & CEO, AGL Resources (Atlanta, GA)
  • James P. Torgerson, president & CEO, UIL Holdings Corp. (New Haven, CT)

Advisory Directors

  • David J. Devine, president, central regional natural gas pipelines, Kinder Morgan Inc. (Houston, TX)
  • Julie A. Dill, chief communications officer, Spectra Energy Corp (Houston, TX)  
  • Gordon L. Gillette, president, Tampa Electric Co. & Peoples Gas (Tampa, FL)
  • Patricia L. Kampling, chairman, president & CEO, Alliant Energy (Madison, WI)
  • Rodney O. Powell, president & COO, Yankee Gas & NSTAR, Northeast Utilities (Berlin, CT)
  • William C. Stephens, president, ATCO Gas (Edmonton, AB)
  • Ronald J. Tanski, president & CEO, National Fuel Gas Co. (Williamsville, NY)
  • Craig E. White, president & CEO, Philadelphia Gas Works (Philadelphia, PA)