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Inspector Training & Qualifications Division

Director:
Dr. Douglas White

Instructor/ Pipeline Safety Specialists:
Ben Tubbs
Bryan Kichler
Leticia Santos
Sam Hollenbaugh
Wayne St. Germain
Jill Nelson
Steven Kirkland
Tyler Dean

Knowledge Management Specialist:
Amy Slovacek

Instructional Systems Specialist:
Tracy Sipe

Program Analysts:
Keith Chandler

Technical Writer/Editor:
Sharon Webb

Operations Supervisor:
Vacant

Training Center

Located in Oklahoma City, PHMSA's Training & Qualifications (TQ) Training Center provides state-of-the-art training courses for Federal and State pipeline safety inspectors and investigators. The team of experienced instructors lead training courses that promote uniformity in the application of pipeline safety regulations through a professional mix of participant-centered classroom instruction, lab training, and field exercises. Additionally, TQ's instructors participate in State-hosted seminars throughout the country.

Map to Training Center

Pipeline State Program Managers

The National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives (NAPSR) is the national association representing state pipeline safety personnel in the contiguous United States as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. To contact State Program Managers, please visit the NAPSR website.