Christina Sames

Senior Vice President, Safety, Operations, Engineering & Security

Christina Sames is the Senior Vice President of Operations & Engineering for the American Gas Association (AGA). In this role, she works with stakeholders to improve safety, reliability, and efficiency through sound regulation and legislation, best practices programs, peer-to-peer reviews, forums to exchange information, and the development of materials on gas operations, security, environmental issues, underground storage and other topics related to the delivery of natural gas. Christina leads AGA’s efforts on safety culture, Commitment to Enhancing Safety, Executive Leadership Safety Summit, and is on the Cross Bore Safety Association and API’s Emergency Response Advisory Boards.

Prior to joining AGA, Christina worked for Pipeline Research Council International and spent 12 years with the Department of Transportation’s Office of Pipeline Safety. She holds a B.S. in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.