Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety
Alan K. Mayberry
Mr. Mayberry is the Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety within the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) in Washington, D.C. and serves as the senior federal career official for pipeline safety in the United States.
Mr. Mayberry joined PHMSA’s Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS) in 2006, in a senior engineering role within the Engineering and Emergency Support Division. He was appointed Director of the division in 2008 and was responsible for supporting OPS programs and the regional offices on nationwide pipeline issues to ensure uniform policies. Additionally, Mr. Mayberry led PHMSA’s response to major pipeline incidents. In 2010, he was appointed as the Deputy Associate Administrator (DAA) for Field Operations, overseeing OPS’ pipeline safety and enforcement oversight efforts throughout PHMSA’s five regional offices. Mr. Mayberry later assumed the role of DAA for Policy and Programs, where he led OPS’ development of comprehensive oversight programs including regulatory development, engineering and research, state grants, federal enforcement, and training and qualifications programs.
Having led all parts of OPS, Mr. Mayberry was appointed to his current position of Associate Administrator in 2016.
Mr. Mayberry has over 40 years of experience in the energy industry, both in the private sector and as federal regulator, and his expertise is equally divided between pipeline operations and design engineering.
Mr. Mayberry is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, and is a registered Professional Engineer.