Asset Management



Chair: Kal Anthony Laviolette, Boardwalk Pipelines

Past Chair: Jared Barta, Kansas Gas Service

SGA Committee Manager: Brianne Knierman, Southern Gas Association


The purpose of the Land Committee is to provide opportunities to share in experiences, lessons learned, challenges, and successes of SGA member companies. This committee focuses on addressing Right of Way issues, Right of Way Management, and Land Acquisitions for pipelines by building bridges of communication with groups impacted by landowner issues, regulations, and standards.

Who We Are? Natural gas employees focused on land management and/or right of way management.

What We Do? Build a community within its peer group and engage the interest group in dialogue to facilitate the exchange of information.

Where We Meet? The Right of Way committee meets on monthly conference calls, at an onsite planning meeting, and holds a roundtable as part of SGA Events.


  • Kal Anthony Laviolette, Chair | Boardwalk Pipelines
  • Jared Barta, Past Chair | Kansas Gas Service
  • David Ross, Associate Member | TRC Companies
  • Ed Pagel, Member | Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Inc.
  • Jason Lalicker, Member | Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Inc.
  • Rhonda Thompson, Member | Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Inc.
  • Richard Grady, Member | Xcel Energy
  • Ronny Wayne Howell, Associate Member | Piedmont Natural Gas
  • Stewart Hill, Member | Atmos Energy Corporation
  • William (Jay) Dougherty, Jr., Member | CenterPoint Energy
  • Steve Hardy, Associate Member | Colliers Engineering & Design
  • Brianne Knierman, SGA Committee Manager | Southern Gas Association