Pipeline Association Elects Donna Mcdowall As First Female President In 54-Year History

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Pipeline Association Elects Donna Mcdowall As First Female President In 54-Year History

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The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association has elected Donna Mcdowall the first female ever to serve in the association’s presidential capacity in a 54-year history, stated APGA press release published by the association on Monday, October 18, 2021.

Ms. McDowall has replaced the outgoing Tony O’Sullivan from MPC Kinetic, following the end of his 2-year term. The now first female president of the Australian Pipeline and Gas Association has amassed a remarkable wealth of experience, professional knowledge, and leadership skills serving in various leadership positions in multiple organizations.

She has been a Vice President of the association (APGA) for the past two years, and a member of the board since 2015. Also, she serves as the Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, Quanta Services Australia.

Besides that, Ms. McDowall is also a committee member of the Australian Hydrogen council since November 2019, vice-chair AmCham Australia since January 2016, and acting Chair Perth Orchestra project since March 2021. Her term as the APGA president will last for two years before new elections are held.

Other association’s officeholders elected to serve with Ms. McDowall in APGA include John Stuart-Robertson from HDI Lucas—Vice president, and Wendy Oldham from SEA Gas—Treasurer.
The APGA board include:

  • Donna McDowall – President.
  • John Stuart Robertson – Vice President.
  • Wendy Oldham – Treasurer.
  • Tony O’Sullivan – Immediate Past President.
  • Luis Guevara (Vacuworx) – Director.
  • Dave Maloney (CNC Project Management) – Director.
  • Ray Keable (LandPartners) – Director.
  • Kevin Lester (APA Group) – Director.
  • Leon Richards (McConnell Dowell) – Director.
  • Sean Ward (Jemena) – Director .
  • Steve Davies -APGA CEO (ex officio).
  • Peter Heffernan – Secretary (ex officio).


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