Meet the DIPRA Staff

Our team is comprised of a diverse group of professionals dedicated to informing and educating about the benefits, design and application of Ductile iron pipe.

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David Cole

P.O. Box 190306

Birmingham, AL 35219

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Vice President - Technical Resources

L. Gregg Horn, P.E.

P.O. Box 190306

Birmingham, AL 35219

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Director of Communications and Marketing

Brian Hartlove

P.O. Box 190306

Birmingham, AL 35219

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Technical Resources Administrator

Jennifer Wright

P.O. Box 190306

Birmingham, AL 35219

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Association Administrator

Carol Nickell

P.O. Box 190306

Birmingham, AL 35219

Regional Engineers

Our DIPRA team includes Regional Engineers assigned to all regions of the U.S. and Canada. These experts offer many complimentary services that utilities and consultants find useful when it comes to the application and specification of Ductile iron pipe.


Regional Director: Southern States

Allen H. Cox, P.E.

4405 Birdseye Court

Hermitage, TN 37076


Regional Director: Northern States

Paul Hanson, P.E.

10271 Normandy Ct

Fishers, IN 46040

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Regional Director: Western States

Josh Blount, P.E.

P.O. Box 147121

Edgewater, CO 80214

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Regional Engineer: Southwestern States

Jeffrey Butters

P.O. Box 3824

Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352

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Senior Regional Engineer, Southeastern States

Janine Alexander, P.E.

P.O. Box 622647

Oviedo, FL 32762

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Regional Director

Sam Ghosn, M.A.SC, P.Eng

96 Mudminnow Crescent

Ottawa, ON K4A 5J1