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Staffing Announcement

We are pleased to welcome Amber Oetting, Director of Committee & Member Engagement, and Shasta Foy, CAE, Senior Manager of Education & Credentialing, to the SGA Team. You can read more about them here: Amber Oetting Amber Oetting is a dynamic leader who has served both the public and private sectors, organizing communications and...
L&D Updates – November Edition
The monthly L&D newsletter from SGA In the November edition of the L&D Newsletter, we discuss two new programs for professional credentialing. The Energy Leadership program will provide attendees with the skills and abilities to serve in various roles, from first-line supervisors to strategic leaders. The Operator Qualification program will provide a formal, multi-tiered program...
The LINK Q3 2021
As we enter the 4th quarter, we are thrilled to finally have an in-person conference under our belt again. With over 800 attendees at the Natural Gas Conference & Expo in Charlotte earlier this month, we shared information, networked face-to-face with our peers and celebrated our 2021 SGA Award Winners. We will carry this momentum...
Staffing Announcement
We are pleased to welcome Amber Oetting, Director of Committee & Member Engagement, and Shasta Foy, CAE, Senior Manager of Education & Credentialing, to the SGA Team. You can read more about them here: Amber Oetting Amber Oetting is a dynamic leader who has served both the public and private sectors, organizing communications and member experiences. With a career...
TCEPC ’21 Recap
The two days of the 2021 Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting & Construction were an exploration of the innovation and sustainability driving our industry toward its place at the forefront of a clean energy future. Over 120 virtual attendees jumped in for a packed two days of learning, featuring 18 sessions, 11.65 PDH hours, and...
NGC&E ’21 Keynote Address from Project Canary
Keynote Address When it comes to climate change, carbon gets both the headlines and the investment. Because it’s key to such a dire problem, it’s the most-reported and most-measured metric. Despite all this publicity and published research, this is what we’ve learned from climate change: Solving the big problem of carbon is something people can’t...
Session Spotlight: Drone Technology in Environmental Workflows
Far from droning on, this exciting TCEPC Day 2 session promises an engaging and interactive look at drone technology. Join us Wednesday, September 15th at 11:00 am, CDT to tune in! The use of drones as tools for streamlining environmental workflows is growing exponentially as more and more organizations realize the increasing benefits. Drones can...
Trainings and Classes – Mobile and Near You
When creativity brings value, everyone benefits. And in times of pandemic, SGA is offering just that! SGA is now conducting in-person training and education classes in various locations around the country. By bringing these LIVE mobile training and classes to you, members will have greater accessibility to our programs, reduce travel expenses and requirements –...
Session Spotlight – Virtual Stakeholder Engagement – Past, Present, and Future
What topic could be more relevant in the digital landscape of 2021? Join us for this day one session to explore stakeholder engagement in the new norm. This high-impact session will showcase the current tools, technology, and best practices for virtual engagement and provide a glimpse into the future of stakeholder outreach trends. This interactive...
Special Announcement: SGA Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting and Construction (TCEPC) 2021 Moves to Virtual Conference
Today, Southern Gas Association (SGA) announces that the 2021 Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting and Construction commonly known as TCEPC, scheduled for September 13 – 16 in Austin, Texas will transition to a virtual event. SGA’s priority is the health and safety of the natural gas community, including our members, staff, supporters, other conference attendees...