Appointing Committee Members
Each pipeline safety advisory committee has 15 members - with equal representation from Government, industry, and the public. Members' qualifications must include:
(1) knowledge of the Pipeline Safety Regulations addressing transportation of hazardous liquids or natural gas, and experience with operating pipeline facilities; or,
(2) technical training, experience, or knowledge in at least one field of engineering applicable to the safe operations of pipeline facilities.
The charter includes a description of the composition and duties delineated in current legislation 49 U.S.C. § 60115.