Distribution Operations & Engineering

Operator Qualification Committee

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2019 Chair: Steve Himmelfarb, Washington Gas

SGA Staff Contact: Telesa Walton

SGA’s Operator Qualification Committee is an ad-hoc advisory committee focused on discussions and issues impacted by the PHMSA OQ rule and state led initiatives.

Who We Are? OQ trainers within the natural gas industry.

What We Do? Engage and build a community within this peer group to facilitate the exchange of information.

Where We Meet? The Operator Qualification Committee meets in person at planning meetings and conferences, and for monthly committee calls.


Committee Roster



2019 Activity Plan

  • Providing Support for Joint Industry Projects

  • Partner with the SGA Network to provide operations based training


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Volunteer leaders, from member companies, are the energy that fuels SGA on its mission to grow individuals and advance the industry. Serving as a volunteer gives you a seat on the front row as industry issues evolve, while providing the opportunity to build a valuable network of industry friends.