Monique Roberts, Executive Director

Monique Roberts brings over 15 years of energy operations, integrity management, regulatory compliance, and pipeline maintenance expertise to PODS with significant experience in relationship development, sales, delivery, and leadership.

Monique’s career is rooted in pipeline safety and technology. She led growth strategies for multiple service companies and technology providers focused on pipeline integrity, compliance, data management, and GIS. Monique most recently worked directly for Jeff Wiese, SVP at TRC, formerly Associate Administrator for PHMSA’s Office of Pipeline Safety.

Monique’s passion is safety, optimization, and protection of America’s Energy Infrastructure. She is an advocate for the vital importance of pipelines to our nation and is dedicated to sharing knowledge and innovation to ensure pipeline safety. She has significant experience in regulatory compliance in line with mandatory integrity management planning and remediation. Monique’s deep understanding of regulatory requirements and proven technical strength underpins her commitment to PODS and the work we do. She seeks to establish PODS as the keystone of asset knowledge management and creating a digital twin for better operations, safety, and business decisions.

Over the last 14 years, she has led multiple non-profit and trade organizations gaining significant influence with industry and regulatory associations. She advocates in DC and around the country for pipelines with AGA and the INGAA Foundation as the first Chair of the Public Policy & Communications Committee.  She has actively advocated and worked to position our energy infrastructure as a foundation for a clean energy future.

As is a 3rd-generation, Cajun pipeliner from Lafayette, LA she holds a Bachelor’s degree in PR and an MBA from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  She is currently the Treasurer of the Louisiana Pipeliners Association and is an active member of many of the regional pipeline clubs across the country. She sits on the Integrity Management Committees for AGA and SGA, and is a major supporter of APGA, NGSA, State Pipeline Safety Committees, and many other trade groups. She resides in Houston, TX with her partner, Michael, and their dog, Lucky.