Chair of the Board of Directors

President and CEO


  • First Vice Chair - Joseph Hamrock, President & CEO, NiSource Inc. (Columbus, OH)
  • Second Vice Chair - Scott M. Prochazka, President & CEO, CenterPoint Energy (Houston, TX)
  • Immediate Past Chair - Pierce H. Norton, II, President & CEO, ONE Gas, Inc. (Tulsa, OK)


  • Kurt Adams, President & CEO, Summit Utilities, Inc. (Yarmouth, ME)
  • Frank Almaraz, SVP, Corporate Strategy & Commercial Ops, CPS Energy (San Antonio, TX)
  • David H. Anderson, President & CEO, NW Natural (Portland, OR)
  • Robert F. Beard, President & CEO, UGI Utilities, Inc. (Reading, PA)
  • Lonnie E. Bellar, Chief Operating Officer, LG&E-KU, PPL Companies (Louisville, KY)
  • Adrian P. Chapman, President & CEO, WGL Holdings, Inc. (Washington, DC)
  • Carl L. Chapman, Chairman, President & CEO, Vectren Corp. (Evansville, IN)
  • David M. Daly, President & COO, Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (Newark, NJ)
  • John S. D'Orazio, President & CEO, RGC Resources, Inc. (Roanoke, VA)
  • Laurence M. Downes, Chairman & CEO, New Jersey Resources (Wall, NJ)*
  • David R. Emery, Chairman & CEO, Black Hills Corp. (Rapid City, SD)
  • Kevin Fletcher, President, WE Energies & Wisconsin Public Service, WEC Energy Group (Millwaukee, WI)
  • Kimberly Greene, President & CEO, Southern Company Gas (Atlanta, GA)
  • Michael E. Haefner, President & CEO, Atmos Energy Corp. (Dallas, TX)
  • D. Russell Harris, Senior Vice President, SCANA Corp. (Cayce, SC)
  • Jeffrey Harrison, President & CEO, Citizens Energy Group (Indianapolis, IN)
  • John P. Hester, President & CEO, Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Michael Innocenzo, President & CEO, PECO, An Exelon Co. (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Nicole A. Kivisto, President & CEO, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. (Bismarck, ND)
  • J. Bret Lane, President & COO, Southern California Gas Co. (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Ralph A. LaRossa, President & COO, PSEG Power (Newark, NJ)*
  • Kent T. Larson, EVP & Group President, Operations, Xcel Energy Inc. (Minneapolis, MN)
  • James P. Laurito, EVP, Business Development, FortisBC Energy Inc. (St. John's, Canada)
  • Diane Leopold, EVP and President & CEO of Gas Infrastructure Group, 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)
  • Jerry Norcia, President & COO, DTE Energy (Detroit, MI)
  • Morgan K. O'Brien, President & CEO, Peoples Natural Gas Co. (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Patricia Kessler Poppe, President & CEO, CMS Energy Corp. (Jackson, MI)
  • Ian Robertson, CEO, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (Oakville, ON)
  • David Robbins, Jr., President, South Jersey Gas Co. (Folsom, NJ)
  • Ian Robertson, Chief Executive Officer, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (Oakville, Canada)
  • Robert C. Rowe, President & CEO, NorthWestern Energy (Sioux Falls, SD)
  • Suzanne Sitherwood, President & CEO, Spire Inc. (St. Louis, MO)
  • Jesus Soto, Jr., Senior Vice President, Gas Operations, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (San Francisco, CA)
  • T.J. Szelistowski, President, Peoples Gas, An Emera Co. (Tampa, FL)
  • James P. Torgerson, Chief Executive Officer, AVANGRID Inc. (New Haven, CT)
  • Ross W. Turrini, SVP, Gas Processing & Engineering, National Grid (Melville, NY)
  • Dennis P. Vermillion, President, Avista Corp. (Spokane, WA)
  • Charles S. Warrington, Managing Director & Executive Officer, Clearwater Gas System (Clearwater, FL)
  • Craig E. White, President & CEO, Philadelphia Gas Works (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Adam L. Wright, President & CEO, MidAmerican Energy Co. (Des Moines, IA)
  • Frank M. Yoho, EVP & President, Natural Gas Business, Duke Energy Corp. (Cincinnati, OH)

Advisory Directors

  • William J. Akley, President, Gas Operations, Eversource Energy (Berlin, CT)
  • Richard J. Mark, Chairman & President, Ameren Illinois (Collinsville, IL)
  • Ronald J. Tanski, President & CEO, National Fuel Gas Co. (Williamsville, NY)