API names Lynn Granger as Region Director for the Midwest and Mountain West Regions
DENVER, December 19, 2022 – The American Petroleum Institute is pleased to announce that Lynn Granger has been named as Region Director for the Midwest and Mountain West Regions. Granger has served as Executive Director of API Colorado since 2019.
“Lynn possesses every leadership quality needed to lead our industry forward and has consistently demonstrated the ability to achieve successful policy outcomes in various complex political environments,” said API Vice President for State Government Relations, Rolf Hanson. “As new legislatures are seated and new governors inaugurated in state capitols across the country, I have every confidence that Lynn and the entire state government relations team will continue to meet the moment and deliver for our members and our industry.”
Prior to joining API Colorado, Granger was with Colorado Concern, where she led all operational and strategic execution for the organization, supporting legislative candidates and statewide policies that promote a sound economic future for Colorado. She was also the Communications Director for the Colorado Department of Revenue, where she served as the department’s subject matter expert and primary media liaison for all outreach and engagement efforts. Granger began her career as a soldier in the U.S. Army before embarking on a civilian communications career which included service as strategic communications advisor to the Commander of United States Army Europe, a 3-star billet, based in Wiesbaden, Germany.
“I am honored to continue to play a role in securing affordable, abundant, and reliable energy for Americans across the country and to our allies abroad,” said Granger. “It is an exciting time for the energy industry, and I look forward to the opportunity to ensure the Midwest and the Mountain West regions continue to drive innovation while strengthening public safety and protecting the environment.
In her new role, Granger will lead strategy for state legislative and regulatory policy in the Midwest region as well as provide continued strategic oversight to API’s Colorado operations.
API represents all segments of America’s natural gas and oil industry, which supports more than 11 million U.S. jobs and is backed by a growing grassroots movement of millions of Americans. Our approximately 600 members produce, process and distribute the majority of the nation’s energy, and participate in API Energy Excellence®, which is accelerating environmental and safety progress by fostering new technologies and transparent reporting. API was formed in 1919 as a standards-setting organization and has developed more than 800 standards to enhance operational and environmental safety, efficiency and sustainability.