The board of directors of the INGAA Foundation has elected Victor Gaglio as foundation chair for a one-year term. Gaglio is senior vice president and chief operating officer for Piedmont Natural Gas, Duke Energy’s natural gas business unit. Prior to joining Piedmont in 2012, Gaglio served as senior vice president of operations for NiSource Gas Transmission and Storage, where he was responsible for the company’s field operations and maintenance, storage, land services, and health, safety, and environmental programs. Gaglio graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a bachelor’s degree in engineering science and mechanics. He has also completed executive development programs at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.
Lauren O’Donnell was elected as Foundation Vice Chair. O’Donnell is vice president of oil and gas at TRC Companies Inc. She is an integral member of TRC’s focused oil and gas initiative, developing and implementing strategies to assist TRC’s clients in securing federal permits for new energy infrastructure projects. Prior to joining TRC, O’Donnell was the director of the Division of Gas-Environment and Engineering at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). O’Donnell directed the preparation, review, and approval of environmental documents for interstate natural gas pipelines, storage facilities, and liquefied natural gas terminals across the US, and ensured compliance with the FERC’s requirements during construction and operation. O’Donnell holds a BA in geology from Ball State University.
Formed in 1990 by the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, the INGAA Foundation facilitates the safe, efficient, reliable, and environmentally responsible design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the North American natural gas transmission system to advance the delivery of natural gas for the benefit of the consuming public, the economy, and the environment. The INGAA Foundation brings together over 200 pipeline operators and contractors—including construction companies, pipe mills, engineering companies, consultants, environmental and safety groups, and others.