by Mark Gorman Mark Gorman

Rick Kivela graduated from Michigan Technological University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.  Upon graduation, Rick was hired by Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company in the Engineering Construction Department.  Over his 37 year career in the natural gas transmission industry, Rick has held positions in Construction Management, Project Management, Environmental Compliance, Facility Planning and Operational Compliance.  Rick is currently the Director of Operational Compliance for Spectra Energy Partners in Houston, Texas.