Leadership & Governance


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Paula A. Gant, PhD

President and CEO

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Quinton Ford

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

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Jim Ingold

Senior Vice President, Finance, Treasurer, and CFO

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Ronald Snedic

Senior Vice President,  Corporate Development and President, GTI International

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Veronica Bernie

Chief of Staff

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Erin Blanton

Managing Director, Zero Emissions Systems

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Amber Carter

Director, Human Resources

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Kristin Cone

Executive Director, Communications

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Lisa Foster

Director, Financial Services

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Jeremy Otahal

Vice President, People and Engagement

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Richard Kaelin

Vice President, Government Affairs

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Duncan Robinson

Vice President, Commercialization

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Shannon Katcher

Vice President, Digital Innovation

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Don Stevenson

Vice President, Managing Director, Energy Supply and Conversion

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Seymour Khalilov

Managing Director, Strategy

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Kristine Wiley

Vice President, Hydrogen Technology Center

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GTI Energy Board of Directors, March 2023

GTI Energy is guided by a Board of Directors with members representing the natural gas industry and consumer interests. The CEO of GTI Energy is also a member of the Board.

  • Mr. Carlos A. Cabrera, Executive Chairman, Genomatica, Inc.
  • Mr. Arthur C. Corbin, President and CEO, Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia 
  • Mr. Scott Drury, CEO, Southern California Gas Company
  • Dr. Paula A. Gant, President and CEO, GTI Energy (Ex Officio Director)
  • Ms. Rebecca Ranich, President, Exenico, LLC (Chair)
  • Ms. Lauren Riley, Managing Director, Global Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, United Airlines
  • Mr. Sumeet Singh, Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Mr. David F. Smith, Chairman, National Fuel Gas Company
  • Mr. John W. Somerhalder II, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, FirstEnergy
  • Mr. Nick Stavropoulos, President and Chief Operating Officer, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (retired) (Vice Chair)
  • Ms. Lori S. Traweek, Chief Operating Officer, American Gas Association (retired)
  • Dr. Michael E. Webber, Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources, Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

In addition, member companies and other partners provide technical guidance to GTI Energy on program content and priorities. GTI Energy also formally surveys its research customers regularly. This satisfaction survey helps to ensure that GTI Energy's products and services meet customer needs and identifies areas for performance improvement.

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