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Board of Directors

Douglas I. Bonawitz
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas
Doug Bonawitz

Douglas I. Bonawitz is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas. He was elected to this position in 2019.  He is responsible for the administration and supervision of all financial functions including accounting, taxes, risk management and treasury management.

Mr. Bonawitz brings more than 30 years of experience in financial leadership, strategic planning, and investor communications to his role.  Mr. Bonawitz joined the Company in 2011 and has risen through the Company’s ranks, taking on progressively senior leadership roles over time.  In 2017, he was appointed to the role of Vice President and Treasurer.  Before his appointment as Vice President and Treasurer, he served as Associate Vice President for Treasury and Investor Relations for the Company, and he served as Division Head of Investor Relations and Financial Analysis prior to that role.

Before coming to WGL, Mr. Bonawitz served for 15 years with the Whirlpool Corporation in roles of increasing leadership responsibility in the company’s North American Finance operations. He began his career with the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan.

He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Michigan State University and his Master of Science degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Bonawitz is also a graduate of the 2018 class of Leadership Greater Washington.

Mr. Bonawitz resides with his wife in Washington, D.C.

Randall L. Crawford
President and Chief Executive Officer of AltaGas, Ltd.
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Randall L. Crawford is President and Chief Executive Officer of AltaGas, Ltd., the indirect parent company of WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas Light Company.  In his role, Mr. Crawford leads the development and execution of AltaGas’ strategic plan. With a focus on Gas and U.S. Utilities, he is overseeing the reshaping of AltaGas and the optimization of its businesses to drive AltaGas through the next phase of growth and value creation.
 
Mr. Crawford is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in the natural gas industry. Prior to joining AltaGas, Mr. Crawford was Senior Vice President and President, Midstream and Commercial with EQT Corporation, a premier U.S. integrated gas company. In his role, he led the company’s ambitious growth strategy in the Marcellus natural gas play. He was also responsible for overseeing all of EQT's commercial, regulatory, operations and project development functions of EQT Marketing, EQT Gathering Inc., Equitrans Interstate Pipeline and Equitable Gas Company. In addition, he held progressively senior roles at EQT’s regulated gas utility, including serving as its President.
 
While at EQT Midstream Partners, Mr. Crawford implemented a nimble business structure and growth strategy that tripled the size of the company and increased its market cap from $700 million to more than $5 billion in just two years. With his long track record of success and ability to drive top-tier performance, coupled with his experience in the base businesses that form the foundation of AltaGas’ growth strategy, Mr. Crawford is well-positioned to lead the next chapter of growth for AltaGas.
 
Mr. Crawford previously served as a director for the American Gas Association, the Energy Association of Pennsylvania, the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association and the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America. He’s a director of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, a member of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Council, and a past West Virginia Wesleyan College Trustee.
D. James Harbilas
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at AltaGas Ltd.
D. James Harbilas is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at AltaGas Ltd., the indirect parent company of WGL Holdings, Inc. and Washington Gas Light Company.  In his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Harbilas is responsible for the overall financial strategy of AltaGas as well as its treasury, corporate development and capital market functions. Mr. Harbilas joined AltaGas from Enerflex Ltd., a Calgary-based, international natural gas services company, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for over 11 years. Prior to his leadership role at Enerflex Ltd., he also served as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Fortis Alberta Inc., a regulated utility. Mr. Harbilas is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University.
Donald “Blue” Jenkins
Executive Vice President & President, Utilities and President, Washington Gas

Donald “Blue” Jenkins is AltaGas’ Executive Vice President & President, Utilities and President, Washington Gas. In this role, Mr. Jenkins oversees the development and execution of AltaGas’ strategic plan and advances the strategy of implementing an operational excellence model across its U.S. Utilities.

Mr. Jenkins is a seasoned executive with more than two decades of experience in all facets of the energy industry. With senior leadership roles in commercial strategy, business development, trading, information technology and safety, he brings a comprehensive understanding of the energy value chain across the utilities and midstream sectors. A results-oriented leader with a proven track record of driving transformation and building high-performance organizational cultures, Mr. Jenkins is also a champion of diversity and safety leadership.

Most recently, he served as Chief Commercial Officer at EQT Corporation, a premier U.S. integrated gas company. In this role, he oversaw all aspects of commercial operations, including financial planning and strategic decision-making, commodity sales, operations, logistics, contracting, risk management IT and business development. Prior to EQT, he held multiple executive roles at BP including serving as Senior Vice President, North America Gas and Power, and was a key member of BP’s U.S. leadership team.

While at EQT Corporation, he successfully championed the negotiation of a $3.5 billion joint venture for Mountain Valley Pipeline, assisted with the company’s $7 billion acquisition of Rice Energy and was the driving force behind EQT’s increased bottom line.

He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Brigham Young University.