Informing Energy and Environmental Public Policy

AGF funds independent, critical research that can be used by policy experts, government officials, the media and others to help formulate fact-based energy policies that will serve this country well in the future

We make sure the right questions are being asked and answered.

Founded in 1989, the AGF is a 501(c)(3) organization focused on being an independent source of information research and programs on energy and environmental issues that affect public policy, with a particular emphasis on natural gas. Overseen by a board of trustees, the AGF has delivered numerous key public policy reports since 2000 and has sponsored executive level forums and events focusing on energy supply. Below are highlights of AGF accomplishments and forthcoming studies.

About AGF
When it comes to issues that impact public policy on energy, the American Gas Foundation (AGF) is committed to making sure the right questions are being asked and answered. AGF funds independent, critical research that can be used by policy experts, government officials, the media and others to help formulate fact-based energy policies that will serve this country well in the future.

Our Mission
The American Gas Foundation (AGF) has gained recognition as a valuable source of information on energy issues that affect public policy. AGF focuses on raising the visibility of the Foundation, extending its outreach to other segments inside and outside of the natural gas industry and increasing our portfolio of important public policy studies and programs.

2019
Board of Trustees
  • Mr. Sid McAnnally
    Mr. Sid McAnnally
    Chairman
    Senior Vice President, Operations
    ONE Gas, Inc.
     
  • Mr. David C. Carroll
    Mr. David C. Carroll
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Gas Technology Institute
     
  • Mr. Scott E. Doyle
    Mr. Scott E. Doyle
    Executive Vice President, Natural Gas Distribution
    CenterPoint Energy
     
  • Mr. Laurence M. Downes
    Mr. Laurence M. Downes
    Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    New Jersey Resources
     
  • Ms. Karen A. Harbert
    Ms. Karen A. Harbert
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    American Gas Association
     
  • Mr. John O. Hudson, III
    Mr. John O. Hudson, III
    Executive Vice President and Chief Extern and Public Affairs Officer
    Southern Company Gas
     
  • Mr. Gordon Gillette
    Mr. Gordon Gillette
    Former President
    Tampa Electric Co. & Peoples Gas System
     
  • Mr. Michael Haefner
    Mr. Michael Haefner
    Former President and Chief Operating Officer
    Atmos Energy
     
  • Mr. Joseph Hamrock
    Mr. Joseph Hamrock
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    NiSource Inc.
     
  • Mr. Bret Lane
    Mr. Bret Lane
    Chief Executive Officer
    SoCalGas
     
  • Ms. Kimberly J. Harris
    Ms. Kimberly J. Harris
    President, Chief Executive Officer
    Puget Sound Energy
     
  • Mr. James Laurito
    Mr. James Laurito
    Executive Vice President, Business Development
    Fortis, Inc.
     
  • Mr. Thomas Massaro
    Mr. Thomas Massaro
    Senior Vice President for Marketing, Customer Service and Energy Efficiency
    New Jersey Natural Gas
     
  • Mr. John W. Somerhalder II
    Mr. John W. Somerhalder II
    Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
    AGL Resources
     
  • Mr. Nick Stavropoulos
    Mr. Nick Stavropoulos
    Former President, Gas and Electric
    Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
     
  • Mr. Richard B. Williamson
    Mr. Richard B. Williamson
    Chairman of the Board
    T.D. Williamson, Inc.
     
  • Mr. J. Kevin Akers
    Mr. J. Kevin Akers
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Atmos Energy Corp.
     
  • Mr. David Anderson
    Mr. David Anderson
    President and Chief Executive Officer
     
  • Mr. David W. Biegler
    Mr. David W. Biegler
    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
     
  • Mr. Lawrence T. Borgard
    Mr. Lawrence T. Borgard
    Former President and Chief Operating Officer
    Integrys Energy Group