The Gas Technology Institute (GTI) has announced a new member to its board of directors.
Scott Drury, CEO of Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), was elected to serve as a member of GTI’s board of Directors on April 16.
As CEO of SoCalGas, and previously as president of San Diego Gas & Electric, Drury gained extensive experience in modernizing the energy grid to enhance safety and reliability, while providing customers with increasingly sustainable energy choices and creating long-term value for all stakeholders. As a current member of the board of directors at the American Gas Association (AGA), he is uniquely poised to drive industry collaboration.
“With significant energy industry experience and responsibilities ranging from energy supply, human resources, diversity and inclusion, safety, and emergency services, Scott will be a tremendous addition to the GTI Board,” said David Carroll, GTI president and CEO. “SoCalGas is a leading company in implementing the energy industry transition and Scott’s guidance will help our talented team.”
GTI is guided by a board of Directors with members representing the natural gas industry and consumer interests. The CEO of GTI is also a member of the board. With the addition of Drury, here is the current membership of the GTI board:
- Carlos A. Cabrera, Executive Chairman, Genomatica, Inc.
- David C. Carroll, President and CEO, GTI (Ex Officio Director)
- Arthur C. Corbin, President and CEO, Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia (Vice Chair)
- Scott Drury, CEO, Southern California Gas Company
- Marc J. Florette, member of the National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF)
- Kimberly S. Greene, Chairman, President and CEO, Southern Company Gas
- John D. Hofmeister, CEO, Citizens for Affordable Energy
- Steven L. Mueller, Chairman and CEO, Southwestern Energy Company (Retired)
- Rebecca Ranich, President, Exenico, LLC (Chair)
- David F. Smith, Chairman, National Fuel Gas Company
- John W. Somerhalder II, utility and gas industry executive (Retired)
- Nick Stavropoulos, Chief Safety Advisor, Columbia Gas of Massachusetts
- Lori S. Traweek, Chief Operating Officer, American Gas Association
- Michael E. Webber, Chief Science and Technology Officer, ENGIE SA
In addition, member companies and other partners provide technical guidance to GTI on program content and priorities. GTI also formally surveys its research customers regularly. This satisfaction survey helps to ensure that GTI’s products and services meet customer needs and identifies areas for performance improvement.