President & CEO

Karen A. Harbert


Diane Leopold, EVP & Co-chief Operating Officer, Dominion Energy (Richmond, VA) 


  • First Vice Chair - David H. Anderson, President & CEO, NW Natural (Portland, OR)
  • Second Vice Chair - Kimberly Greene, Chair, President & CEO, Southern Company Gas (Atlanta, GA) 


Board Member Companies

  • Kurt Adams, President & CEO, Summit Utilities, Inc. (Portland, ME)
  • Kevin Akers, President & CEO, Atmos Energy Corp. (Dallas, TX)
  • William J. Akley, President, Gas Operations, Eversource Energy (Berlin, CT)
  • Arun Banskota, President, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (Oakville, ON)
  • David P. Bauer, President & CEO, National Fuel Gas Co. (Williamsville, NY)
  • Robert F. Beard, President & CEO, UGI Utilities, Inc. (Reading, PA)
  • Lonnie E. Bellar, COO, LG&E-KU, PPL Companies (Louisville, KY)
  • David M. Daly, President & COO, Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (Newark, NJ)
  • Linden Evans, President & CEO, Black Hills Corp. (Rapid City, SD)
  • Robert Frenzel, President & COO, Xcel Energy Inc. (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Joseph Hamrock, President & CEO, NiSource Inc. (Columbus, OH)
  • 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)
  • Blue Jenkins, President, Washington Gas (Washington, D.C.)
  • Mary Kipp, President & CEO, Puget Sound Energy (Seattle, WA)
  • Nicole A. Kivisto, President & CEO, Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. (Bismarck, ND)
  • Sue Kristjansson, President & CEO, Oak Ridge Utility District (Oak Ridge, TN) 
  • J. Bret Lane, Chair & CEO, Southern California Gas Co. (Los Angeles, CA)
  • James P. Laurito, EVP, Business Development, Fortis Inc. (St. Johns, NL)  
  • Richard J. Mark, Chair & President, Ameren Illinois (Collinsville, IL)
  • Charles Matthews, President & CEO, WEC Energy companies Peoples Gas & North Shore Gas (Chicago, IL)
  • John McAvoy, Chair, President & CEO, Consolidated Edison, Inc. (New York, NY)
  • Paul W. Nester, President & CEO, RGC Resources, Inc. (Roanoke, VA)
  • Jerry Norcia, President & COO, DTE Energy (Detroit, MI)
  • Pierce H. Norton II, President & CEO, ONE Gas, Inc. (Tulsa, OK)
  • Patricia K. Poppe, President & CEO, CMS Energy Corp. (Jackson, MI)
  • David Robbins, Jr., President, South Jersey Gas Co. (Folsom, NJ)
  • Robert C. Rowe, President & CEO, NorthWestern Energy (Sioux Falls, SD)
  • Suzanne Sitherwood, President & CEO, Spire Inc. (St. Louis, MO)
  • T.J. Szelistowski, President, Peoples Gas System, TECO Energy (Tampa, FL)
  • Ross W. Turrini, SVP, US Gas Engineering & Process., National Grid (Melville, NY)
  • Andrew M. Vesey, CEO & President, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (San Francisco, CA)
  • Charles S. Warrington, Managing Director & Executive Officer, Clearwater Gas System (Clearwater, FL)
  • Sasha Weintraub, SVP, Natural Gas Business, Duke Energy Corp. (Charlotte, NC)
  • Stephen D. Westhoven, President & CEO, New Jersey Resources (Wall, NJ)
  • Craig White, President & CEO, Philidelphia Gas Works (Philadelphia, PA)

Advisory Directors

  • Frank Almaraz, Chief Administrative & Business Development Officer, CPS Energy (San Antonio, TX)
  • Stanley Chapman, III, EVP & President, U.S. Natural Gas Pipelines, TC Energy (Houston, TX)
  • Jeffrey Harrison, President & CEO, Citizens Energy Group (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Leigh Ann Shoji-Lee, President, Pacific Northern Gas Ltd. (Leduc, AB)
  • Dennis Vermillion, President, Avista (Spokane, WA)
  • Adam L. Wright, President & CEO, MidAmerican Co. (Urbandale, IA)