The Pipeline Association of the Northwest (PANW) is comprised of pipeline operators in Idaho, Oregon and Washington that are dedicated to promoting pipeline safety by training emergency responders and public officials in how to respond to pipeline incidents. Trainings will be hosted throughout the three states annually.
If you have questions about joining PANW or PANW Trainings, please contact us via e-mail at PANW@pipelineawareness.info.
Lynsay Demko - President, PANW
Lynsay has been a member of PANW for 5 years and elected as President in 2021. Lynsay has worked in the Natural Gas industry for 5 years and spent the previous 3.5 years in the Nuclear Industry working in safety. Lynsay specializes in project/program management, community safety outreach, pipeline safety training, code compliance, and bridging the gap between policies/procedures and field operations. Lynsay is passionate about public safety and making an impact on the community. In her role she helps improve community safety by enhancing educational outreach, advancing the damage prevention industry, and improving emergency response capabilities.
Montana-Dakota Utilities (Cascade Natural Gas & Intermountain Gas) 2017 – Present Manager, Public Awareness and Damage Prevention
Colorado State University
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science Minor: Diversity in Law, Criminal Justice
Columbia Basin College
Bachelor of Applied Science, Project Management
Lisa joined the Pipeline Association of the Northwest (PANW) in 2021. She has extensive experience in administration and support, to include customer service, budgeting, training, sales and marketing, and warranty.
She previously worked in Aviation for the last 25 years supporting one of the largest aircraft services companies in the West.
Williams Northwest Pipeline
Field Office Administrator
Charles has been a training instructor with Pipeline Association of the Northwest (PANW) since 2016. He brings an extensive amount of knowledge, experience, and personal interaction to his training workshops. As a dynamic trainer, Charles has designed and implemented safety trainings utilizing his experience with a strong focus on safety as an essential element based on real life experiences and outcomes. He focuses his training classes to engage attendees to resolve scenarios with purpose and decisive results.
Seattle Fire Department (SFD) 2001 – Present
Fire Fighter, Hazmat Technician
George Fox College Bachelor of Science, Biology