Asset Management



Chair: Jared Barta, Kansas Gas Service

Vice Chair:  Kal Anthony Laviolette, Boardwalk Pipelines


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.


  • William (Jay) Dougherty, Jr., Member | CenterPoint Energy
  • Tiffani De’ane Dygert, Past Chair | Atmos Energy Corporation
  • Ronny Wayne Howell, Associate Committee Member | Piedmont Natural Gas
  • Rhonda Thompson, Member | Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Inc.
  • Richard Grady, Member | Xcel Energy
  • Patrick Coolidge, Member | Carolina Gas Transmission
  • Kal Anthony Laviolette, Vice Chair | Boardwalk Pipelines
  • Jared Barta, Chair | Kansas Gas Service
  • Brianne Knierman, SGA Staff Liaison | Southern Gas Association