PRCI Announces Promotion of Natalie Tessel to Director, Brand & Member Engagement

Tue, February 26, 2019

Chantilly, Virginia, – PRCI is pleased to announce the promotion of Natalie Tessel to Director, Brand & Member Engagement.

Natalie has been a vital member of the PRCI staff for nearly 14 years. She started at PRCI in 2005, leading many initiatives over the years, and has continuously proven her ability to take on increasing levels of responsibility as her career has progressed. Most recently, Natalie held the position of Manager of Membership & Communications.

As PRCI continues to direct its focus on knowledge transfer and expanding member and industry engagement, elevating Natalie’s role will ensure PRCI is recognized as an organization that delivers value to its members and the industry. This new position will provide her the opportunity to develop new programs and initiatives to establish PRCI’s brand as the premier research organization in the energy pipeline industry. 

Natalie is working closely with the leadership groups at PRCI to improve the approach used to fund and execute research that addresses the key challenges facing our members and the industry-at-large. She is leading this bold initiative, working with the Executive Board and other internal stakeholders, to ensure this project gained the necessary buy-in needed to move it forward successfully. She will continue to be active in this initiative, while also leading PRCI in promoting its brand to ensure that engagement with members and the industry will lead to improvements in pipeline safety and performance.

Natalie graduated from the University of Virginia with Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Psychology and is an active member of the American Society of Association Executives.

Please join PRCI in congratulating Natalie on her promotion to Director, Brand and Member Engagement.


About Pipeline Research Council International
PRCI is a non-profit research organization that is comprised of energy pipeline operating companies located in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Middle East, South America and the United States. Augmenting the pipeline membership are associate members drawn from companies in the Australia, Canada, China, Europe, Japan, Mexico and the United States that serve the industry as pipe and equipment manufacturers, service providers, and vendors. To learn more about PRCI, visit