Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion
Report

Our annual D&I report outlines our approach, provides key metrics, celebrates our progress and looks forward to our continued journey.

Diversity & Inclusion at Williams

Our goal is to provide an inclusive culture where every employee feels welcome to bring their authentic self to work every day and feels energized to contribute at their highest potential.  

Debbie Pickle
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer 

Employee Resource Groups 

Our Employee Resources Groups (ERGs) are open to all employees and help us promote inclusion across the company. Members and allies participate in ERGs as a space for growth and connection through community and volunteer events, and professional and personal support for one another.  

Asian Pacific Islander Employee Resource Group
Black Employee Resource Group
Latin Employee Resource Group
LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
Men Advocating Real Change Employee Resource Group
Native Employee Resource Group
Parents in Williams Employee Resource Group
Veterans Employee Resource Group
Women of Williams Employee Resource Group
Young Professionals Employee Resource Group

Diversity & Inclusion Council 

The Council governs our companywide diversity and inclusion opportunities. Members include executive officers, organizational and operational leaders from across the business, and individual employees from diverse geographic regions and demographics.  

Camilo Amezquita, Vice President General Manager, Northwest Pipeline 
Mikeale Campbell, Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager 
Jamie Conrad, Commodity Optimization, G&P Commercial Services 
Debbie Pickle, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer 
JW DePreist, Manager Measurement, Volume Services 
Mackenzie Gwinn, Human Resources Business Partner 
Laura Hill, Vice President General Counsel, Regulatory, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer  
Brian Hlavinka, Vice President, Digital Transformation and Procurement
Nic Housley, Senior Operations Manager, Mountain West
Su-Lin Jaaskelainen, Director Projects, Project Execution
Larissa Kraft, Manager Continuous Improvement, Safety & Operational Discipline
Carmen Miller, Designer, Project Design Services
Titi Osisanlu, Engineer, Transmission & Gulf of Mexico 
Juanita Parker, Manager, Supply Chain & Digital Transformation
John Porter, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer 
Gabriel Sepulveda, State Government & Regulatory Affairs Representative 
Ronnie Stephens, Project Management Consultant, Project Execution
Chad Teply, Senior Vice President Gulf of Mexico
Kelly Wrona, Project Manager, Information Technology

A Message From Our Program Manager 

“Creating a sense of belonging happens by intentionally understanding our connected experience to one another as human beings. It’s deep and powerful connection to people. At Williams, we’re optimistic about our shared future. The possibilities for employees to thrive, for teams to collaborate and for organizations to excel are all unlocked when we have a shared commitment to inclusion.”  

Mikeale Campbell
Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager, Williams

Diversity & Inclusion
“I’m here, and you’re not alone.” Employees share allyship during Pride Month.
Working at Williams
Employee describes journey to fully embracing her Korean heritage
Working at Williams
Inspired by mentors, this employee works to help other women succeed
Diversity & Inclusion
Two honored as champions of inclusion
Community
Diverse supplier spotlight: Big Elk Energy Systems
Community
Alaskan Native finds belonging in Employee Resource Group
Diversity & Inclusion
Hola! Feeling included started with hello for this Latin employee
colorful Mexican cutouts on navy blue background
ESG
Six ways we are making sustainability happen
Community
Allyship is a way for everyone to celebrate Pride Month
Working at Williams
Vietnam immigrant finds success at Williams 
Diversity & Inclusion
Williams embraces pipeline of diverse suppliers
Working at Williams
Making deals and keeping work-life balance
Diversity & Inclusion
A passion for growth and inclusion
Leadership
Two honored for leading by example with Leave the Ladder Down awards
Community
Saving a native language, one song at a time
Community
Providing resources to veterans and their families
Community
Stick to the story: sharing Native American experiences
Working at Williams
Veterans ERG embraces camaraderie and commitment to community
Working at Williams
Employee fled post-war Vietnam and now helps others become American citizens
ESG
Hispanic Heritage Month honors great diversity and contributions of Latin community
Charitable Giving
Racing toward their potential: NASCAR legend inspires Virginia youth
Charitable Giving
Delivering clean energy while creating a better world
ESG
2021 Sustainability Report: Williams will be there
Community
Employee group says pride month is occasion to celebrate and educate
Community
Asian Pacific Islander employee group seeks to connect and celebrate diversity
Working at Williams
The Women of Williams
Charitable Giving
Not to be forgotten: an employee story of family, civil rights and history
Working at Williams
Black Employee Resource Group focuses on education and connection
Working at Williams
2021 Leave the Ladder Down Award Recipients Named
Community
CEI score validates commitment to employees
Community
Saluting our military veterans today and every day
Community
Native American Heritage Month: Building strong community partners
STEM
Why STEM? Williams women share how they got started.