Senior Director of State Affairs, American Gas Association
Dan Lapato became the senior director of state affairs with the American Gas Association (AGA) in 2019. Prior to assuming this role, he was the APGA’s director of government affairs. He has more than 15 years of technical, policy, and project management experience. He is skilled at cultivating relationships with federal, state, and local elected officials as well as trade and other non-governmental organizations. His professional career has allowed him to develop solutions and strategies to influence outcomes and establish long-term professional relationships. Prior to joining the AGA, Dan worked for the American Public Gas Association Research Foundation and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Dan received his bachelor’s in soil science and agronomy from West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia.