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William A. Fox was named president of The Peoples Natural Gas Co. and Hope Gas, Inc. (em both subsidiaries of Consolidated Natural Gas Co. Fox comes from Virginia Natural Gas, another subsidiary. Succeeding him is Jerry L. Causey, VNG's operations v.p. Francis J. Corbett, formerly g.m. of VNG's northern division office, steps into Causey's post. Jose M. Simon was made controller at the corporate office. Joseph R. Goral was promoted to corporate and financial accounting director, moving up from corporate accounting and taxation director.
Coastal Corp.'s ANR Pipeline Co. has appointed Ann E. Raden v.p. of human resources and community affairs. Raden comes from First America Bank Corp.
ONEOK, Inc. made these executive changes:
s James C. Kneale became v.p. of ONEOK's energy companies. He moved from Oklahoma Natural Gas Co. (ONGC).
s Eugene N. Dubay, previously a ONEOK consultant, became v.p.-corporate development.
s Jerry K. Meyers was named senior v.p., ONGC.
s Edmund Farrell moved from ONEOK to ONGC, to be v.p.-customer services.
ONGC also has three new district v.p.'s: J.D. Holbird, Samuel Combs III, and Carl J. Halliday. Sam McVay moved up from ONEOK gas processing manager to ONEOK Products Co. v.p.
Peter D. Fuller was appointed energy strategy advisor at Eastern Utilities Associates. He was a senior engineer in the power supply department of EUA Service Corp. In other staff changes, EUA Service Corp. hired Albert A. Barriera as manager of the transmission and underground line departments; he comes from Newport Electric Corp. Thomas J. Gentile was promoted to transmission services manager.
The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has promoted two employees and hired a third:
s Gail E. McCarthy, a former engineering consultant and university professor, was hired as strategic research and development director. She had worked with Failure Analysis Associates, Inc. and at the University of California, Berkeley.
s Ellen Hollander, member relations team manager, is the new marketing director of the client and external relations business group.
s Janet Runyan, an EPRI employee for 11 years, is now corporate communications director.
Christopher P. Johns was hired from the utilities practice of KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP to become v.p. and controller of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. He replaces Thomas C. Long, who took over the utility's customer information system late last year.
NICOR Inc. has selected a new director, Bruce P. Bickner. Bickner, chair and CEO of DEKALB Genetics Corp., also will sit on the board of Northern Illinois Gas, a NICOR subsidiary.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has reassigned two regional administrators, Hubert J. Miller and Thomas T. Martin. Miller, who was NRC Region III administrator, is now NRC Region I administrator. Miller succeeds Martin, who became director of the division of reactor programs management, office of nuclear reactor regulation.
SCANA Petroleum Resources, a subsidiary of SCANA Corp., has promoted controller Chuck Morgan to v.p. and controller.
James R. Holland, Jr. was named to the board of directors of TNP Enterprises, Inc., whose principal subsidiary is Texas-New Mexico Power Co. Holland is president and CEO of Unity Hunt, Inc.
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission chairman