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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​                             State Program Managers​ 

Program Roles:

(G) = Gas Pipelines

(HL) = Hazardous Liquids Pipelines

(IAG) = Interstate Agent for Gas Pipelines

(IAHL) = Interstate Agent for Hazardous Liquids Pipelines


Use the alphabet below to locate a state with the program managers information:

A |B | C |D |E | F |G |H | I |J | K |L |M |N |O |P |Q | R |S |T |U |V |W |



Wallace R. Jones, Sr.  Wallace-Jones3.jpg

Administrator Gas Pipeline Safety Section

Alabama Public Service Commission (G)


P O Box 304260 Montgomery, AL 36130-4260

Office: 334 - 242-5780 Fax: 334 - 242-0687   Web Site:


Dennis Randolph

​​Pipeline Safety Program Manager

Arizona Corporation Commission 

(G) (HL)(IAG) (IAHL)

1300 W. Washington Street, Suite 220, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Office: 602-262-5601      Web Site:


Michael Gray

Pipeline Program Manager

Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission


301 Natural Resources Drive Suite 102, Little Rock, AR 72205

Office: 501-683-5814   Web Site:


Robert "Bobby" Henry  Bobby Henry - SWR Chair.JPG

Chief, Pipeline Safety

Arkansas Public Service Commission


1000 Center Street, (PO Box 400; 72203-0400), Little Rock, AR 72201

Office: 501-682-5716   Web Site:

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Kenneth Bruno  Kenneth-Bruno3.jpg

Program Manager - Gas Safety and Reliability Branch

California Public Utilities Commission


320 West Fourth Street, Suite 500, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Office: 213-576-6297   Web Site:

Ben Ho 

Interim Program Manager - Pipeline Safety Division

California State Fire Marshall


1131 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

Office: 916-445-8345  Web Site:


Joseph Molloy  Joe%20Molloy.jpg

Chief, Gas Pipeline Safety

Colorado Public Utilities Commission


1560 Broadway, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80202

Office: 303-894-2852  Web Site:


Karl Baker   Karl%20Baker.bmp

Public Utilities Supervisor of Technical Analysis

Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

(G) (IAG)

10 Franklin Square, New Britain, CT 06051

Office: 860-827-2661  Web Site:

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Jerry Platt   Jerry-Platt2.jpg           

Program Manager

Delaware Public Service Commission


861 Silver Lake Boulevard, Cannon Building, Suite 100, Dover, DE 19904

Office: 302-736-7526   Web Site:

District of Columbia

Udeozo Ogbue, P.Eng.   Udeozo%20Ogbue.bmp

Chief, Office of Engineering

District of Columbia Public Service Commission


1325 G Street NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC  20005

Office: 202-626-9190   Web Site:​

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Rick Moses  Rick-Moses.JPG

Bureau Chief Safety

Florida Public Service Commission


2540 Shumard Oak Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0868

Office: 850-413-6582   Web Site:

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Michelle Thebert  Michelle-Thebert2.jpg

Director, Office of Pipeline Safety

Georgia Public Service Commission


244 Washington Street, SW, Atlanta, GA 30334

Office: 404-463-2765   Web Site:

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Joe Leckie  Joe%20Leckie.jpg

Pipeline Safety Program Manager

Idaho Public Utilities Commission


472 W. Washington Street, Boise, Idaho 83720-0074

Office: 208-334-0333   Web Site:


Bill Riley

Pipeline Safety Program Manager

Illinois Commerce Commission


527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, IL 62701

Office: 217-782-5911   Web Site:


Steve Allen  Steve Allen.JPG

Director of Pipeline Safety

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission

(G) (HL)

101 West Washington Street, Suite 1500E, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Office: 317-232-2785   Web Site:


Cynthia Munyon   

Acting Program Manager, Safety & Engineering Section

Iowa Utilities Board

(G) (IAG)

1375 E Court Avenue, Room 69, Des Moines, IA 50319-0069

Office: 515-725-7338   Web Site:​ 

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Leo M. Haynos  Leo-Haynos2.JPG

Chief of Gas Operations & Pipeline Safety

Kansas Corporation Commission


1500 SW Arrowhead Road, Topeka, KS 66604-4027

Office: 785-271-3278   Web Site:


James Rice  Jason%20Hurt.JPG

Assistant Director, Gas Pipeline Safety Branch

Kentucky Public Service Commission


211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, KY 40602-0615

Office: 502-564-3940   Web Site:

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Steven Giambrone

Director, Pipeline Division

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources

(G) (HL)

PO Box 94275 (617 North 3rd Street; 70802), Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9275

Office: 225-342-2989   Web Site:

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Gary Kenny, PE  Gary-Kenny2.jpg

Gas Safety Manager

Maine Public Utilities Commission


State House Station 18, (101 Second Street, Hallowell, ME 04347), Augusta, ME 04333-0018

Office: 207-287-1364   Web Site:


John J. Clementson, II    Clementson3.jpg

Assistant Chief Engineer

Maryland Public Service Commission

(G) (HL)

6 St. Paul Street, 19th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202-6806

Office: 410-767-8111   Web Site:


Richard Wallace    Richard%20Wallace.png

Director, Pipeline Engineering and Safety Division

Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities


One South Station, Boston, MA 02110

Office: 617-305-3723   Web Site:


David Chislea  David Chislea - CR Chair.JPG

Manager, Gas Operations Section

Michigan Public Service Commission

(G) (IAG)

PO Box 30221, Lansing, MI 48909, 7109 W. Saginaw, Lansing, MI 48917

Office: 517-284-8231   Web Site:


Jonathan Wolfgram   Jonathan%20Wolfgram.bmp

Chief Engineer

Minnesota Department of Public Safety

(G) (HL)(IAG) (IAHL)

445 Minnesota Street, Suite 147, Town Square, St. Paul, MN 55101-5147

Office: 651-201-7234   Web Site:


Rickey Cotton   Rickey-Cotton2.jpg

Director, Pipeline Safety Division

Mississippi Public Service Commission


501 North West Street, PO Box 1174, Jackson, MS 39215-1174

Office: 601-961-5475   Web Site:


Kathleen McNelis

Pipeline Safety Program Manager

Missouri Public Service Commission


PO Box 360, Suite 600 (200 Madison Street, Suite 600; 65101), Jefferson city, MO 65102-0360

Office: 573-751-3456  Web Site:


G. Joel Tierney   Joel%20Tierney.bmp

Pipeline Safety Program Manager

Montana Public Service Commission


1701 Prospect Avenue, (PO Box 202601), Helena, MT 59620-2601

Office: 406-444-6181   Web Site:

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David Levering

Chief Deputy Nebraska State Fire Marshall

Nebraska State Fire Marshall


246 South 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508

Office: 402-471-9467   Web Site:


Neil Pascual NeilPascual.jpg

Program Manager

Nevada Public Utilities Commission


1150 East William Street, Carson City, NV 89701-3109

Office: 702-305-9519​​   Web Site:


New Hampshire

Randall S. Knepper   Randy-Knepper.JPG

Director, Safety Division

New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission


21 South Fruit Street, Suite 10, Concord, NH 03301-2429

Office: 603-271-6026   Web Site:

New Jersey

Michael F. Stonack, PE   Michael%20 Stonack.bmp

Bureau Chief, Pipeline Safety

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities


44 South Clinton Avenue, 9th Floor, PO Box 350, Trenton, NJ 08625-0350

Office: 609-341-2795   Web Site:


New Mexico

Jason Montoya, PE   Jason-Montoya2.jpg

Bureau Chief, Pipeline Safety Bureau

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission

(G) (HL)

1120 Paseo de Peralta, 4th Floor, Room 416, (PO Box 1269; 87504-1269), Santa Fe, NM 87505

Office: 505-476-0253   Web Site:

New York

Kevin Speicher   Kevin%20Speicher.bmp

Chief, Safety Section

New York Department of Public Service

(G) (HL)(IAG) (IAHL)

300 Erie Boulevard West, Room A-114, Syracuse, NY 13202

Office: 315-428-5154   Web Site:

North Carolina

 Steve Wood              

Director, Pipeline Safety Division

North Carolina Utilities Commission


4325 Mail Service Ctr. (430 North Salisbury St.; 27603-5918

Office: 919-733-6000   Web Site:

North Dakota

Craig Reamann

Gas Pipeline Safety Inspector/Program Manager

North Dakota Public Service Commission


600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 408, Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

Office: 701-328-4056

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Peter Chace  Peter%20Chace.jpg

Chief, Pipeline Section

Public Utility Commission of Ohio

(G) (IAG)

180 East Broad Street, 7th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215-3793

Office: 614-644-8983   Web Site:


Dennis Fothergill  Dennis%20Fothergill.jpg

Manager, Gas Pipeline Safety

Oklahoma Corporation Commission

(G) (HL)

PO Box 52000, Jim Thorpe Office Building, Oklahoma city, OK 73152-2000

Office: 405-521-2258   Web Site:


Kevin Hennessy

Chief, Pipeline Safety

Oregon Public Utility Commission


PO Box 1088, Salem, OR 97302-1088

Office: 503-378-6115   Web Site:

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Paul J. MetroPaul_Metro2.jpg

Chief Engineer, Gas Safety Division

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission


PO Box 3265, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3265

Office: 717-787-1063   Web Site:

Puerto Rico
Samuel A. Rodríguez González

Acting Manager

Puerto Rico Department of Transportation


PO Box 42007, San Juan, PR 00940

Office: 787-722-2929 ext. 2274   Web Site:

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Rhode Island

Don A. Ledversis   Donald%20Ledversis.bmp

Gas Safety Engineer

Rhode Island Division Public Utilities & Carriers


89 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI 02888-1046

Office: 401-780-2123   Web Site:

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South Carolina

Vernon L. Gainey  VernGainey2.jpg

Pipeline Safety Supervisor, Electric & Gas Regulation​

Office of Regulatory Staff of South Carolina


1401 Main Street, Suite 900, Columbia, SC 29201

Office: 803-737-0914   Web Site:

South Dakota

Mary Zanter  Zanter2.jpg

Pipeline Safety Program Manager

South Dakota Public Utilities Commission


500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501-5070

Office: 605-295-3375   Web Site:

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Annette Ponds  Annette-Ponds2.jpg

Chief, Gas Pipeline Safety Division

Tennessee Regulatory Authority


460 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37243-0505

Office: 615-741-2844 X187   Web Site:


Stephanie Weidman

PHMSA Program Manager, Pipeline Safety

Railroad Commission of Texas

(G) (HL)

(1701 N. Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701), PO Box 12967, Austin, TX 78711-2967

Office: 512-463-2519

Web Site:   Web Site:

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Al Zadeh  Al-Zadeh2.jpg

Manager - Pipeline Safety Section

Utah Department of Commerce


160 East 300 South, 4th Floor, SM Box 146751, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6751

Office: 801-530-6673   Web Site:

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GC Morris   GC-Morris2.jpg

Gas Engineer

Vermont Department of Public Service


112 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620-2601

Office: 802-828-4073   Web Site:


Massoud Tahamtani  Massoud Tahamtani - ER Chair.JPG

Director, Division of Utility and Railroad Safety

Virginia State Corporation Commission

(G) (HL)(IAHL)

Tyler Building; PO Box 1197, Richmond, VA 23218

Office: 804-371-9264   Web Site:

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Sean Mayo  Sean_Mayo2.jpg

Director, Pipeline Safety

Washington Utilities & Transportation Commission

(G) (HL)(IAG) (IAHL)

1300 S. Evergreen Park Drive, SW, PO Box 47250, Olympia, WA 98504-7250

Office: 360-664-1219   Web Site:

West Virginia

Mary Friend

Director, Pipeline Safety

West Virginia Public Service Commission

(G)  (HL)                   

PO Box 812 (201 Brooks Street), Charleston, WV 25323

Office: 304-340-0770   Web Site:


Tom Stemrich   Thomas%20Stemrich.bmp

Pipeline Safety Program Manager, Gas & Energy Division

Wisconsin Public Service Commission


PO Box 7854 (610 North Whitney Way; 53705), Madison, WI 53707

Office: 608-266-2800   Web Site:​ 


David W. Piroutek  David-Pirouterk2.JPG

Engineering Supervisor

Wyoming Public Service Commission


2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, WY 82002-0230

Office: 307-777-5750   Web Site:

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