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Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety

Alan K. Mayberry

Alan Mayberry is the Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety, within the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration in Washington, DC and serves as the senior career official for pipeline safety oversight.  Previously, Alan served as the Deputy Associate Administrator for Policy and Programs, leading PHMSA’s development of comprehensive oversight programs including regulatory development, engineering and research, state grants, federal enforcement and the Training and Qualifications Division.  Prior to August 2013, Alan was the Deputy Associate Administrator for Field operations overseeing US pipeline safety oversight through PHMSA’s five regional offices.

Alan has over 34 years of experience in the energy industry, equally divided between pipeline operations and design engineering.  In 2006, Alan first joined PHMSA’s Office of Pipeline Safety in a senior engineering role in the Engineering and Emergency Support Division.  Alan was appointed Director of the group in 2008.  In his role as PHMSA’s technical lead, Alan was responsible for supporting programs and the regional offices on nationwide pipeline issues to ensure uniform policies.  Additionally, Alan led the agency’s response to major pipeline incidents.  In 2010, Alan was appointed as Deputy Associate Administrator for Field Operations.

Alan is a Civil Engineering graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and is also a registered professional engineer.

Updated: Tuesday, November 28, 2017