While Spectra Energy has memberships to several Trade Associations in North America, please find below those organizations where we have a greater level of participation.
|Interstate Natural Gas Association (INGAA)||Advocates regulatory and legislative positions of importance to the natural gas pipeline industry in North America, as well as consensus industry-wide safety and asset integrity improvement efforts.||
Spectra Energy's CEO is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for 2011/2012. Other company representatives serve in leadership roles on various committees.
|INGAA Foundation||Advances the use of natural gas for the benefit of the environment and the consuming public. The Foundation works to facilitate the efficient construction and safe, reliable operation of the North American natural gas pipeline system and promotes natural gas infrastructure development worldwide.||Spectra Energy’s Group Vice President of Project Execution serves as Vice Chair.|
|American Gas Association (AGA)||
Represents 202 local energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the U.S.
|Spectra Energy Group Vice President of Strategy serves as Chair of Safety Committee.|
|Northeast Gas Association (NGA)||Focuses on education and training, technology research and development, operations, planning and increasing public awareness of natural gas in the Northeast U.S. A regional trade association, NGA represents natural gas distribution companies, transmission companies, liquefied natural gas importers, and associate member companies.||Spectra Energy’s Group Vice President of Northeast Transmission and President of Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline sit on the Board.|
|Canadian Gas Association (CGA)||
Represents Canada’s natural gas distribution industry. Members include distribution companies, transmission companies, equipment manufacturers and other service providers.
|Spectra Energy’s President of Union Gas serves on the board. The former President of Union gas served as Chair from 2008-2010.|
|Northwest Gas Assocation||Advances the safe, dependable and responsible use of natural gas as integral to the environmental, energy and economic future of the Pacific Northwest. Members include five natural gas utilities serving communities throughout Idaho, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia; and three natural gas transmission companies that transport natural gas from supply basins into and throughout the region.||Spectra Energy’s Vice President of Government Affairs, Western Canada, serves on the board.|
|Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA)||
Represents Canada’s transmission pipeline companies that operate pipelines in Canada and the U.S.
|Spectra Energy’s President of Western Canada serves as Chair, effective May 2012.|
|Southern Gas Association||Provides timely training, education, and industry information and best practices to member companies in the natural gas industry. Also serves as a forum for the collaborative promotion of the increased use of natural gas.||Spectra Energy’s Group Vice President of of Regulatory Affairs serves as Second Vice-Chair.|