ESG & Corporate Services Section


Chair: Linda L. Rumpke, Columbia Gas of Kentucky

Vice Chair: Lisa S. Beal, BHE GT&S

Executive Council Liaison: Robert Duvall, Virginia Natural Gas

Executive Council Liaison: Tom Jessee, LG&E and KU Energy LLC

SGA Committee Manager: Celesta Miracle, Southern Gas Association

SGA Committee Manager: Taylor Wells, Southern Gas Association


The purpose of the Environmental Social Governance (ESG) & Corporate Services Section Managing Committee is to provide opportunities to share in experiences, lessons learned, challenges, and successes of SGA member companies. This committee has two focuses; 1) measuring the sustainability and societal impact of an investment in a company and 2 ) activities that combine or consolidate certain enterprise-wide needed support services. The Committee evaluates issues and challenges and makes recommendations to the Executive Council on SGA’s policies, plans, and tactics for addressing identified challenges and opportunities.


  • Celesta Miracle, SGA Committee Manager | Southern Gas Association
  • Nasr Alkadi, Member | Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Inc.
  • Linda L. Rumpke, Chair | Columbia Gas of Kentucky
  • Lisa S. Beal, Vice Chair | BHE GT&S
  • Robert Duvall, Executive Council Liaison | Virginia Natural Gas
  • Tom Jessee, Executive Council Liaison | LG&E and KU Energy LLC
  • Chris Howell, Member | Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia
  • Blake Barfield, Member | Atmos Energy Corporation
  • Holly Lee Hochstein, Member | Tenaska Marketing Ventures
  • Leah Harper, Member | ONE Gas, Inc.
  • Chris Springer, Member | ConocoPhillips
  • Roshan Patel, Member | Williams Companies
  • Nathan Knell, Member | Summit Utilities, Inc.
  • Mercy Kamps, Member | Boardwalk Pipelines
  • Taylor Wells, SGA Committee Manager | Southern Gas Association