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Hydrogen Taskforce


SGA Committee Manager: Taylor Wells, Southern Gas Association


The purpose of the Hydrogen Taskforce is to provide opportunities to share in experiences, lessons learned, challenges, and successes of SGA member companies. This taskforce focuses on the production of hydrogen from renewable electricity from grid balancing and on H2 Production with low CO2 footprint from other resources as well as H2 storage, handling and distribution.

Who We Are?  Natural Gas Industry who are strategic thinkers, leaders, and decision-makers within member companies.

What We Do? Provide networking and educational opportunities to industry peers through awards programs, best practice sharing and educational development for SGA events.

Where We Meet? The group meets virtually through webinars, in-person at planning meetings and conferences, and for monthly taskforce calls.


  • Brian Petermann, Associate Member | POWER Engineers, Inc.
  • Chris Kuhman, Associate Member | Babst Calland
  • Jarrett Davis, Associate Member | HDR Engineering
  • Jay Hedlund, Associate Member | Ariel Corporation
  • Jo Scott, Associate Member | ENTRUST Solutions Group
  • Kadmiel Beauvais, Member | City of Tallahassee Natural Gas Utility
  • Laura Jane Mooney, Member | City of Tallahassee Natural Gas Utility
  • Lee Mitchell, Member | Duke Energy Corporation
  • Mark Shaver, Member | Washington Gas
  • Mason Butler, IV, Member | CenterPoint Energy
  • Michael D Falk, Associate Member | Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co, Inc.
  • Nick Pero, Associate Member | Artera
  • Steve Munster, Associate Member | ENTRUST Solutions Group
  • Timothy Harris, P.E., Associate Member | ENTRUST Solutions Group
  • Tyler McGarry, Member | Williams Companies
  • Nasr Alkadi, Member | Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Inc.
  • Blake Barfield, Member | Atmos Energy Corporation
  • Dave Durgin, Member | City of Orangeburg, SC
  • Greg Ryland, Member | TECO Peoples Gas
  • Taylor Wells, SGA Committee Manager | Southern Gas Association