Deborah S. Stein, has served on the Board of Directors since January 2019. Ms. Stein retired from the position of Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of AltaGas Ltd in 2016 where she led the finance function since 2005. She also held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of AltaGas Utility Group Inc. from 2005 to 2006. She was also a Trustee of the Calgary Zoological Society and is Past Chair of the Board of Financial Executives International, Canada. In addition to Washington Gas, Ms. Stein sits on the boards of Parkland Fuel Corporation, Trican Well Services Ltd., Aecon Group Inc., and NuVista Energy Ltd, as well as various private boards. Prior to joining AltaGas, Ms. Stein spent five years at TransCanada Corporation. In her early career, she led finance functions as Director of Finance at Wendy's Restaurants of Canada and Controller of Paramount Canada's Wonderland.
Ms. Stein holds an ESG designation from Competent Boards as well as a designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, FCA, FCPA, and Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (Honors).