President & CEO

Karen A. Harbert

Chair of the Board of Directors

James P. Torgerson, CEO, AVANGRID Inc, (New Haven, CT) 


  • First Vice Chair - Scott M. Prochazka, President & CEO, CenterPoint Energy (Houston,TX)
  • Second Vice Chair - Diane Leopold, EVP & President & CEO, Gas Infrastructure Group, Dominion Energy (Richmond, VA) 
  • Immediate Past Chair - Kimberly J. Harris, President & CEO, Puget Sound Energy (Bellevue, WA)


  • Kurt Adams, President & CEO, Summit Utilities, Inc. (Portland, ME)
  • William J. Akley, President, Gas Operations, Eversource Energy (Berlin, CT)
  • Frank Almaraz, SVP, Corp. Strategy & Commercial Operations, CPS Energy (San Antonio, TX)
  • David H. Anderson, President & CEO, NW Natural (Portland, OR)
  • Adrian Chapman, President & CEO, Washington Gas (Washington, D.C.)
  • 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, Chair & CEO, New Jersey Resources (Wall, NJ)
  • Kevin Fletcher, President, WEC Energy Group (Milwaukee, WI)
  • Kimberly Greene, Chair, President & CEO, Southern Company Gas
  • Michael E. Haefner, President & CEO, Atmos Energy Corp. (Dallas, TX)
  • Joseph Hamrock, President & CEO, NiSource Inc. (Columbus, OH)
  • Jeffrey Harrison, President & CEO, Citizens Energy Group (Indianapolis, IN)
  • John P. Hester, President & CEO, Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Jeffry M. Householder, President & CEO, Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (Dover, DE)
  • Michael Innocenzo, President & CEO, PECO, An Exelon Co. (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Nicole A. Kivisto, President & CEO, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.  (Bismarck, ND)
  • J. Bret Lane, Chief Financial Officer, Southern California Gas Co. (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Kent T. Larson, EVP & Group President, Operations, Xcel Energy Inc. (Minneapolis, MN)
  • James P. Laurito, EVP, Business Development, Fortis Inc. (St. Johns, NL)  
  • Richard J. Mark, Chairman & President, Ameren Illinois (Collinsville, IL)
  • John McAvoy, Chair, President & CEO, Consolidated Edison, Inc. (New York, NY)
  • Jerry Norcia, President & COO, DTE Energy (Detroit, MI)
  • Pierce H. Norton, II, President & CEO, ONE Gas, Inc. (Tulsa, OK)
  • Morgan K. O’Brien, President & CEO, Peoples Natural Gas (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Patricia K. Poppe, President & CEO, CMS Energy Corp. (Jackson, MI)
  • David Robbins, Jr., President, South Jersey Gas Co. (Folsom, NJ)
  • Ian Robertson, CEO, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (Oakville, ON)
  • Suzanne Sitherwood, President & CEO, Spire Inc. (St. Louis, MO)
  • Jesus Soto, Jr., SVP, Gas Operations, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (San Francisco, CA)
  • T.J. Szelistowski, President, Peoples Gas System, TECO Energy (Tampa, FL)
  • Ronald J. Tanski, President & CEO, National Fuel Gas Co. (Williamsville, NY)
  • Ross W. Turrini, SVP, Gas Process & Engineering & Chief Gas Eng., National Grid (Melville, NY)
  • Dennis Vermillion, President, Avista Corp. (Spokane, WA)
  • Charles S. Warrington, Managing Director & Executive Officer, Clearwater Gas System (Clearwater, FL)
  • Adam L. Wright, President & CEO, MidAmerican Co. (Urbandale, IA)
  • Franklin H. Yoho, EVP & President, Natural Gas Business, Duke Energy Corp. (Charlotte, NC)

Advisory Directors

  • Robert F. Beard, President & CEO, UGI Utilities, Inc. (Reading, PA)
  • Lonnie E. Bellar, COO, LG&E-KU, PPL Companies (Louisville, KY)
  • David R. Emery,  Executive Chairman, Black Hills Corp. (Rapid City, SD)
  • Robert C. Rowe, President & CEO, NorthWestern Energy (Sioux Falls, SD)
  • Leigh Ann Shoji-Lee, President, Pacific Northern Gas Ltd. (Leduc, AB)
  • Craig White, President & CEO, Philidelphia Gas Works (Philadelphia, PA)