WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL) and Washington Gas announce that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Terry D. McCallister is the newly elected Chairman of the American Gas Association (AGA) Board of Directors for 2015. The AGA represents more than 200 local energy companies that deliver natural gas throughout the United States.
“I am both humbled and excited by this opportunity to serve as Chairman of AGA,” says Terry D. McCallister. “I look forward to serving our member companies and advancing AGA’s initiative to promote the safe, reliable and cost effective delivery of natural gas to 177 million Americans nationwide.”
McCallister was elected Chairman and C.E.O. of WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas on October 1, 2009. He joined the company in 2000 as Vice President of Gas Transportation and later served as President and Chief Operating Officer. McCallister serves on the Board of Directors of the Southern Gas Association, the Gas Technology Institute, the Greater Washington Board of Trade and the Alliance to Save Energy. He is also a member of the Economic Club of Washington and the Virginia Business Council.
McCallister is also very active in the community and participates in a number of charitable initiatives. He is a member of the National Zoo Advisory Board, Chairman of the INOVA Hospital Foundation in Virginia, President of the National Symphony Orchestra, and past Chairman of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and Northern Virginia Family Services. He graduated from University of Missouri-Rolla, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management. He is also a graduate of the University of Virginia Darden Business School Executive Program.
McCallister was elected at AGA’s Annual Board of Directors meeting in Newport Beach, California, on September 30, 2014.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., WGL Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: WGL] is a leading source for clean and efficient energy solutions. Through our affiliates and strategic relationships, the Company offers a diverse set of energy sources including natural gas, wind, and solar as well as a range of energy solutions - generation, storage, transportation, distribution, supply, and efficiency, with activities in 30 states. WGL has five main operating units: Washington Gas Light Company, a regulated natural gas utility serving approximately 1.1 million customers in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area; Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc., one of the largest natural gas, electricity and green energy suppliers in the Mid-Atlantic; Washington Gas Energy Systems, Inc., a distributed generation and energy efficiency business, offering solar, fuel cell, combined heat and power, and other technologies across the United States; WGL Midstream, Inc., a wholesale energy solutions business, investing in and optimizing natural gas pipelines and storage facilities in the Midwest and Eastern United States; and Hampshire Gas, a natural gas storage business which owns and operates facilities in and around Hampshire County, West Virginia. As product and service innovation are critical for value creation and sustaining growth, we are continuously increasing our assets and investments in targeted clean energy sectors. This strategy supports WGL's core business, as well as provides opportunity for growth through partnerships and investments. WGL's diversity is its strength. We are dedicated to the sustainability of our business, the customers and communities we serve, and the environment. To learn more, visit www.wglholdings.com.