Ron McClain currently serves as President, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, Products Pipelines Segment. Prior to this position, Ron served as Vice President, Engineering & Operations for the same segment. Prior to that, Ron held various positions within Kinder Morgan natural gas pipeline segments and has 38 years of experience within the disciplines of communications, automation and control, compression and product measurement. Recently, Ron created a training program within KM called Right-Of-Way College, where damage prevention personnel from across the country are trained to protect the public, employees and the environment. Ron also serves on other industry organizations such as the Board of Directors for the Association of Oil Pipelines and currently chairs a committee to create a new API Recommended Practice 1173 – Pipeline Safety Management Systems.