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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) (HL)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (HL)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
472 W. Washington Street, Boise, Idaho 83720-0074
Office: 208-334-0333   Web Site:
Bill Riley
Pipeline Safety Program Manager
Illinois Commerce Commission(G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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, 4300 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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
246 South 14th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Office: 402-471-9467   Web Site:
Neil Pascual NeilPascual.jpg
Program Manager
Nevada Public Utilities Commission (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
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 (G)
2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, WY 82002-0230
Office: 307-777-5750   Web Site:

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