Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer
Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer
Board of Directors
Lafayette Consolidated Government
I was appointed to the Board of Directors for Louisiana One Call in
September of 2011 and selected to serve on the Damage Prevention Committee.
As an Underground Line Foreman in the Transmission & Distribution
Division of Lafayette Utilities System since 1985, I have been responsible
for supervising an underground electric distribution crew, overseeing
the work of contractors for all new underground electric distribution
service, and supervising the line locate contractor for all four of
the LUS utilities: electric, water, wastewater and fiber services.
For over twenty years, I have served in leadership for safety committees
for Lafayette Utilities System and Lafayette Consolidated government.
Profile to come.
Cleco Power LLC
I have been employed by Cleco Power for 26 years and currently serve
as General Manger of Distribution Operations and Emergency Management.
I have supervised the publication and implementation of Cleco’s service
restoration plans for all major weather events since 2007. In
addition I actively participate on the Executive and Mutual Assistance
Committees for the Southeastern Electric Exchange. I received
a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from LSU in 1983
and I am a registered professional Engineer in Louisiana. I have
been a member of the LA One Call Board of Directors since April of 2012.
I have been employed by CenterPoint Energy for 33 years in a variety
of positions since starting my career in Franklin, Louisiana as a serviceman/meter
reader in 1982. In 2000 I relocated to the Lake Charles Office and then
in 2009 I transferred to my current location in the New Iberia Office.
In my current position as region operations specialist I have responsibilities
in compliance, damage prevention, public awareness and various operational
support functions throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. I am looking
forward to my membership and participation on the Louisiana One Call
Board of Directors.
Colonial Pipeline Company
I am a native of Baton Rouge and began my pipeline career with Colonial
Pipeline Co. in 1981. As Colonial’s Gulf Coast District Right
of Way Manager since 2001, my primary focus has been Damage Prevention
in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi. I am also Colonial’s Facility
Security Officer for its Coast Guard regulated facility in Baton Rouge.
Since 2002, I’ve been honored to serve the underground members and all
stakeholders of Louisiana through various committees and positions on
Louisiana One Call’s Board of Directors.
Gulf South Pipeline LP
I began my employment with United Gas, which is now Gulf South Pipeline
Company, L.P., in 1980 serving in various capacities in operations.
My current position is Construction Area Business Leader for the South
Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico areas. I have proudly served on the
LA One Call Board of Directors since 1996 and currently serve on the
Damage Prevention Committee.
I have been employed by ATMOS ENERGY and its predecessor companies for
35 years in a variety of positions and locations. I began my career
performing construction and maintenance activities for both electric
and gas systems in North Louisiana. My current position is Vice President
of Operations for the Northern and Western portions of our Louisiana
service territory with responsibility for customer service, construction,
maintenance and compliance. In this role I understand the importance
of damage prevention. I have served on the Louisiana One Call Board
of Directors since May 2010.
Craig Jensen currently serves at the Sr. Environmental Health &
Safety Manager, Damage Prevention for AT&T. Craig’s current
responsibilities include the oversight and protection of AT&T’s
network infrastructure for the states of Tennessee and Louisiana. Craig
started his career with AT&T as a Network Technician and over the
past 15 years he has held various positions within AT&T in Michigan,
Wisconsin, Kentucky and Tennessee. These positions include Network
Service Manager for Western Kentucky and most recently, Occupation Safety
Manager for the States of Wisconsin and Illinois. Craig currently sits
on various boards and committees representing TN811 and LA811 in their
damage prevention efforts.
My career with Kinder Morgan began in El Paso Corporation's aviation
department in 2006 where I was an observer for aerial patrol flights
throughout the El Paso system, including every region in Louisiana.
In 2012, my days of flying low level in helicopters and Cessna airplanes
came to an end when El Paso was purchased by Kinder Morgan, Inc. I now
serve as a Damage Prevention Coordinator for our western system, which
encompasses nearly 20 states. I discuss, review and audit Kinder Morgan’s
damage prevention policies and procedures with the company’s line patrollers
and I work with the entire damage prevention group to ensure our policies
are followed and our pipeline remains safe. For the past three years
I have been involved with the Louisiana Dig Law Advisory Committee,
participating in discussions that have helped influence changes to the
Louisiana Dig Law. I was appointed, and proudly accepted, a seat on
the Louisiana One Call Board in 2016. I have a degree in Political Science
from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California and have served
as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.
Water Works Dist. 1 - Calcasieu Parish
"At Large" Board Member
I have been employed by Water Works District No. 1 of Calcasieu Parish
since 1978 and serve as Water District Superintendent. I have been an
active member of the Lake Charles Utility Coordinating Council (LCUCC)
since 1992 and have served multiple terms as President. As part of the
Lake Charles Utility Coordinating Council’s mission to promote damage
prevention, the LCUCC has hosted annual Diggers Night Out events for
excavators since 2002, where I have served since that time as Chairman
of the Diggers Night Out Committee. I was honored to be appointed to
the Louisiana One Call Board of Directors in 2016 and I also serve on
the Louisiana One Call’s Public Awareness Committee for Damage Prevention.
LA Associated General Contractors
"At Large" Board Member
Profile to come
Regency Energy Partners
"At Large" Board Member
My career with Energy Transfer began with Houston Pipeline in 1986 as
a pipeline tech. I am fortunate to have worked in most departments of
the company, but in the last 13 years I have spent my time in Damage
Prevention/One Call. I currently serve as the manager for the Damage
Prevention/One Call department for our 70,000 miles of pipe. I have
previous work experience with public awareness and from 2003 to 2007
I sat on another state's one call board. I enjoy being able to participate
and add value to any process that will bring safety to our good neighbors
and company workers.