Carl Weimer is currently the Special Projects Advisor of the Pipeline Safety Trust. From 2003 until recently he was the Executive Director of the Pipeline Safety Trust, and has served as a member of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards Committee, the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association’s External Advisory Panel, the governor appointed Washington Citizen Committee on Pipeline Safety, and a technical pipeline standard committee for the Canadian Standards Association.
Carl has been called upon to testify to the U.S. House and Senate multiple times, as a witness by the National Transportation Safety Board, and was honored in 2015 as a Champion of Change by the White House for his pipeline safety efforts. He has organized fifteen national pipeline safety conferences, pushed for stronger pipeline safety legislation on the national and state level, and regularly serves as an independent source of pipeline safety information for news media, local government, and citizens around the country.
Carl was elected in 2005 and again in 2009 and 2013 to the Whatcom County Council, where he served as chairman for four of those years. He has a degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Education from the University of Michigan, as well as a degree in Industrial Electronics Technology from Peninsula College.