Dave McCurdy joined the American Gas Association as president and CEO in February of 2011. Founded in 1918, AGA represents more than 200 local energy utility companies that deliver natural gas to 177 million Americans nationwide. McCurdy joined AGA after serving for four years as president and CEO of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. Prior to his work at the Alliance, McCurdy served for eight years as president and CEO of the Electronic Industries Alliance. McCurdy had a distinguished career in Congress, spending 14 years in the House of Representatives as the Member from the Fourth Congressional District of Oklahoma. McCurdy is a 1972 graduate of the University of Oklahoma and received his J.D. in 1975 from Oklahoma Law School.