TRC welcomes Wiese to team

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TRC Companies Inc. announced that Jeff Wiese has joined as vice president and national practice leader for Pipeline Integrity Services. In this role, he will lead the management and delivery of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Integrity solutions that help clients develop, operate and maintain critical energy infrastructure safely and reliably. Prior to joining TRC, Wiese served as associate administrator for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), where he directed 350 employees. In this capacity, he collaborated across the Department of Transportation, with Executive Branch agencies, Congressional committees and oversight offices, pipeline companies, major pipeline trade organizations, state government representatives, public and private sector emergency responders, and public safety and environmental advocates. Throughout his 17-year career with PHMSA, Wiese managed a range of programs, including strategic direction; personnel and budget development and oversight; data-driven and risk-based regulatory inspection and enforcement; research programs; land-use management practices; excavation damage prevention; oil spill preparedness and response; continuity of operations and government activities and two Federal Advisory Committees. Wiese is an active member of the Common Ground Alliance, where he serves as a member of the Board. He is also a member of the External Advisors Group for the Center for Offshore Safety. He holds a B.A. in General Science from Grinnell College and an M.A. in Marine Affairs from the University of Rhode Island.