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Douglas Staebler

Doug StaeblerSenior Vice President - Utility Operations, Washington Gas

Douglas Staebler is the Senior Vice President of Utility Operations for Washington Gas. His responsibilities include leadership of the company's Field Operations; Consumer Services; Construction, Compliance & Safety; and Gas Supply & Engineering departments.

He was elected a company officer in 2006.

Mr. Staebler is a 24-year veteran of gas utilities, and brings an extensive background in engineering, operations, construction, and maintenance. Prior to coming to Washington Gas as division head for corporate engineering, he directed underground utilities operations for Henkles & McCoy in New Jersey. From 1984 to 2005, Mr. Staebler held positions of increasing responsibility ranging from the entry position of distribution engineer to vice president of operations with NUI – Elizabethtown Gas in New Jersey. From 1982 to 1984, he was employed as a distribution engineer for UGI Corporation in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Staebler holds a Master of Business Administration from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Villanova University.

Mr. Staebler sits on the American Gas Association's Operating Section Managing Committee and is an active member of key industry and trade associations, including the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Society of Gas Operators.

He and his wife live in Fairfax County, Va. They have three children.