Rachelle Whitacre and Nicor Gas Join FRI Advisory Board

November 7, 2023

FRI is pleased to welcome Rachelle Whitacre, Director of Regulatory Affairs for Nicor Gas, to the FRI’s Advisory Board, and to announce Nicor Gas as our newest Gold-level FRI Sponsor.

As Director of Regulatory Affairs for Nicor Gas, Rachelle leads regulatory policy, strategy and planning and is responsible for regulatory activities with the Illinois Commerce Commission. Rachelle joined Southern Company Gas in 2014 leading external affairs strategies for Virginia Natural Gas. She has 25 years of experience formulating and executing regulatory and legislative solutions in the natural gas, telecommunications, and health care industries.

For six decades, Nicor Gas has been serving Illinois customers with clean, safe, reliable and affordable natural gas. As the state’s largest natural gas distributor, and owner and operator of one of the largest natural gas reservoir storage systems in North America, we deliver the comfort and convenience of natural gas to 2.3 million residential, public sector and business customers in more than 650 communities throughout northern Illinois. FRI Gold-level Sponsors have opportunity to help shape FRI’s programs and strategic direction by having a representative serve on FRI’s Advisory Board.