NIPSCO announced three new Indiana-based leaders within the gas operations and electric engineering and project construction areas – effective Jan. 1, 2019. Dan Douglas has been named senior vice president of NIPSCO gas, based in Merrillville, Ind. reporting to Pablo Vegas, executive vice president and president for gas utilities across NiSource. Reporting to Douglas, Steve Sylvester has been named general manager and vice president of NIPSCO Gas, based in Merrillville. Jim Zucal, vice president of electric engineering, projects and construction responsible for major projects, transmission and distribution engineering, transmission system reliability and development and infrastructure modernization project support, will also take on the role of program management lead for the transition of NIPSCO’s electric generation portfolio. More information about NIPSCO and NiSource is available at and