Informing Energy and Environmental Public Policy

AGF funds independent, critical research that can be used by policy experts, government officials, the media and others to help formulate fact-based energy policies that will serve this country well in the future

We make sure the right questions are being asked and answered.

Founded in 1989, the AGF is a 501(c)(3) organization focused on being an independent source of information research and programs on energy and environmental issues that affect public policy, with a particular emphasis on natural gas. Overseen by a board of trustees, the AGF has delivered numerous key public policy reports since 2000 and has sponsored executive level forums and events focusing on energy supply. Below are highlights of AGF accomplishments and forthcoming studies.

About AGF
When it comes to issues that impact public policy on energy, the American Gas Foundation (AGF) is committed to making sure the right questions are being asked and answered. AGF funds independent, critical research that can be used by policy experts, government officials, the media and others to help formulate fact-based energy policies that will serve this country well in the future.

Our Mission
The American Gas Foundation (AGF) has gained recognition as a valuable source of information on energy issues that affect public policy. AGF focuses on raising the visibility of the Foundation, extending its outreach to other segments inside and outside of the natural gas industry and increasing our portfolio of important public policy studies and programs.

2021
Board of Trustees
  • Mr. James Laurito *
    Mr. James Laurito *
    Chairman
    Executive Vice President, Business Development
    Fortis, Inc.
     
  • Mr. J. Kevin Akers
    Mr. J. Kevin Akers
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Atmos Energy Corp.
     
  • Mr. David Anderson *
    Mr. David Anderson *
    President and Chief Executive Officer
     
  • Mr. David W. Biegler
    Mr. David W. Biegler
    Chief Executive Officer
     
  • Ms. Maryam Brown *
    Ms. Maryam Brown *
    President
     
  • Mr. David C. Carroll
    Mr. David C. Carroll
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Gas Technology Institute
     
  • Mr. Scott E. Doyle *
    Mr. Scott E. Doyle *
    Executive Vice President, Natural Gas
    CenterPoint Energy
     
  • Ms. Karen A. Harbert
    Ms. Karen A. Harbert
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    American Gas Association
     
  • Mr. D. Russell “Rusty” Harris
    Mr. D. Russell “Rusty” Harris
    Vice President and General Manager Gas Operations, Southeast Energy Group
    Dominion Energy
     
  • Mr. John O. Hudson, III *
    Mr. John O. Hudson, III *
    President and CEO
    Nicor Gas
     
  • Mr. Thomas Massaro
    Mr. Thomas Massaro
    Senior Vice President - NJR Retail and President of NJR Home Services
    New Jersey Natural Gas
     
  • Mr. Sid McAnnally *
    Mr. Sid McAnnally *
    Senior Vice President, Operations
    ONE Gas, Inc.
     
  • Mr. Garrick Rochow
    Mr. Garrick Rochow
    President and Chief Executive Officer
     
  • Mr. Nick Stavropoulos
    Mr. Nick Stavropoulos
    Former President, Gas and Electric
    Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
     
  • Mr. John W. Somerhalder II
    Mr. John W. Somerhalder II
    Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
    AGL Resources
     
  • Mr. Pablo Vegas
    Mr. Pablo Vegas
    Executive Vice President and President - Gas Utilities
    NiSource
     
  • Mr. Richard B. Williamson
    Mr. Richard B. Williamson
    Chairman of the Board
    T.D. Williamson, Inc.
     

* Designates Executive Committee Member