Don Ayers is Director, System Operations for Columbia Gas of Ohio. In this role, Don is responsible for the safe operation of the gas system through management of initiatives related to measurement, pressure regulation, corrosion and leakage.
Don has more than three decades of experience with Columbia Gas and its parent company, NiSource. Prior to his current role, he served as NiSource’s Director of Construction Services for Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Don was the Manager of System Operations for Columbia Gas of Ohio and Columbia Gas of Kentucky for 10 years, and has served as an operations center manager, field operations leader and measurement and regulation leader. Don has demonstrated success working with key stakeholders to address issues, develop and implement new initiatives, and complete process improvements.
Growing up in a Marine Corps family, Don lived in North Carolina, Arizona and Maryland before graduating from high school in Quantico, Virginia. He now lives in Pickerington.