Chuck Warrington is the Managing Director & Executive Officer of the Clearwater Gas System (CGS), the 34th largest publicly-owned gas system in America & the 4th largest municipally-owned gas system in Florida. CGS is one of the fastest growing gas systems in America (averaging about +5%/year) and serves 20 municipalities in 2 counties in the fast growing Tampa Bay area of Florida with both natural & propane gas.
Chuck is Past President and currently serves on the Board of the Florida Natural Gas Association, which represents the 37 public and investor-owned gas systems in Florida, and is the Past President and Board member of the Florida Municipal Natural Gas Association. He is also Past Chairman and currently serves on the Board of the American Public Gas Association, which represents the nearly 1,000 publicly-owned gas systems in America.
Chuck is a 40+ year utility professional with both electric and gas background, having served his 1st 20 years with Florida Power & Light Company in positions including General Manager of Miami, Florida, & State-wide Director of Customer Services. He was intimately involved in FPL’s winning of the Japanese Deming Award for Quality. He was recruited to lead CGS 22 years ago in 1992.
He is an Electrical Engineering graduate of Georgia Tech, attended the Utility Executive Management Training program at the University of Michigan, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Florida.