WYOMISSING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UGI Energy Services, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI), is pleased to welcome Pamela A. Witmer as vice president of government affairs. Witmer joins UGI Energy Services as the company continues to build-out its natural gas midstream assets to keep pace with growing demand for natural gas and to capitalize on the vast supplies in the Marcellus Shale regions of Pennsylvania.
Pam joins UGI following five years as a Pennsylvania Public Utility Commissioner.
“We’re excited and very fortunate to have Pam on our management team,” UGI Energy Services President Brad Hall said. “She has a wealth of experience in the public and private sectors and her perspective on energy policy as a former PUC Commissioner will help us to better communicate with and respond to the various stakeholders that are impacted by large scale, energy infrastructure projects.”
During her time with the Commission, Witmer served on the Advisory Council for the North American Energy Standards Board, as well as served on the Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council of the Federal Communications Commission.
Witmer has also been active in the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), having recently been appointed to a NARUC/Department of Energy natural gas infrastructure technical partnership. In addition, Witmer served as a member of the Energy Resources & Environment and Critical Infrastructure Committees.
“The opportunity to play a role in the effort to provide clean, reliable, and local sources of energy to further enhance our economy is very exciting,” said Witmer. “And to work with a team that is bridging the gap between suppliers and customers is even more thrilling.”
As vice president of government affairs for UGI Energy Services, Witmer will represent the company’s interests before public officials and regulatory agencies, educate stakeholders on a variety of energy issues, and provide strategic counsel to new and existing customer projects.
For more information on UGI Energy Services, visit www.ugies.com or call 1.800.427.8545.
About UGI Energy Services, LLC
UGI Energy Services, LLC is a subsidiary of UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI). UGI Energy Services, LLC markets natural gas, electricity and liquid fuels to approximately 20,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in ten states and Washington, D.C. In addition, UGI Energy Services owns and operates a variety of midstream natural gas assets that support the storage, transportation and delivery of natural gas in the Mid-Atlantic region and also owns and operates electric generation assets in Pennsylvania. To learn more about UGI Energy Services, visit www.ugies.com.
About UGI Corporation
UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) is a distributor and marketer of energy products and services. Through subsidiaries, UGI operates natural gas and electric utilities in Pennsylvania, distributes propane both domestically and internationally, manages midstream energy and electric generation assets in Pennsylvania, and engages in energy marketing in the Mid- Atlantic region. UGI, through subsidiaries, is the sole General Partner and owns 26 percent of AmeriGas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:APU), the nation's largest retail propane distributor. Comprehensive information about UGI Corporation is available at www.ugicorp.com.