Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Natural Gas Distribution, Explosion Investigation & Cause, Federal & State Regulations

ID: 723788 Massachusetts, USA

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Expert has held multiple positions at the forefront of natural gas industry issues, where he has over twenty years of field experience working as an emergency responder and gas leak investigator for a natural gas utility company.
Expert develops and directs legislative agendas affecting pipeline safety and gas industry regulations, including testifying before legislative committees and serving as the media point person with regards to accidents and existing hazardous conditions that warrant changes in regulatory structure and improving existing practices. Expert also serves as an expert witness in legal proceedings relative to his industry expertise and as a consultant to municipalities and elected officials regarding natural gas safety.
Expert has served as a moderator for renowned gas industry workshops and has discussion experience on numerous panels at the national level, where he provides various perspectives on natural gas operations such as leak grading and investigations, underground repairs, gas infrastructure installations and emergency responses.
Expert has also been recently selected by both the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC), and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to be their coordinator to natural gas field workers, where he will assist these agencies in addressing natural gas regulatory violation and safety concerns in general.
Expert is an expert researcher related to the natural gas industry.

Expert has extensive experience in natural gas explosion/incident investigation. Both on-site & incident re-creation.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2011 Degree: NA Subject: Career of Internal Natural Gas Company Training & Regulatory Compliance (OQ etc) Institution: DOT, PHMSA, NEGA
Year: 1984 Degree: Quality Assurance Subject: A4 Attack Aircraft Institution: USMC
Year: 1983 Degree: Plane Captain Subject: A4 Attack Aircraft Institution: USMC
Year: 1982 Degree: Aviation Subject: General Avaiation Institution: Millington Tennesse U.S. Aviation Training

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Chairman Department: Regualtory Compliance and Legislative Lobbying
Chairman of a group that consists of approximately 4,000 members made up of several different locals from several different unions in New England.
His responsibilities include;

Natural Gas Safety, Explosion/Incident Investigation, Regulatory compliance research, legislative drafting, lobbying, public forum speaking and media relations/spokesman.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Prinicple Department:
Provide consulting and expert services to clients seeking natural gas expertise
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1991 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: District Regulator Lead Department: Emergency Response/Leak Investigation/Incident Response
He has over 24 years experience as an emergency responder to natural gas leaks and explosion/incidents for one of the largest natural gas company's in the United States. Experience and training inculde; Emergency Response to Natural Gas Safety issues, Leak Survey, Leak Investigation, Meter Work as well as regulatory compliance experience. & District Regulators
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1981 to 1985 Employer: USMC Title: Plane Captain Department: Aircraft
Inspect pre-flight and post-flight sorties. Quality Assurance Inspector which inspected other workers work. Launching and retrieving flights. High power test run qualified. Accident recovery.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Gas Association (AGA), Employer (NEGWA), Utilities Workers Union of America (UWUA)
Licenses / Certifications
Plastic gas pipe certified, DOT certified, gas fitting liscenced.
Professional Appointments
Chairman of the Employer (NEGWA). President of Local 318, UWUA (former)

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
He has testified at many state legislative hearings, state regulatory agency dockets under direct cross from gas company attorneys, as well as city/town hall hearings on many subjects regarding natural gas.

As well as direct experience with legal depositions and witness stand testimony.
Training / Seminars
He has extensive training in the natural gas buisness including but not limited to; leak survey, leak investigation, meter work, gas fitting, gas heating, corrosion, backhoe operation, gas main and service construction and maintanence, leak repair, computer training.

Expert has also provided presentations and speeches at many natural gas expert conferences around the nation as a "guest speaker".
Marketing Experience
25 years of experience and insight.
Other Relevant Experience
In depth experience on research in the regulatory and legislative issues related to natural gas.

Fields of Expertise

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