October 24, 2016
Michael Baker International’s Vice President, Regional Oil and Gas Market Recognized for Commitment and Leadership in the Energy Industry
Christine Mayernik, Michael Baker’s Vice President, Regional Oil & Gas Market, recently was honored by the Pittsburgh Business Times
with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her lasting impact on the energy industry. Ms. Mayernik was presented with the award and spoke during a ceremony on October 20 at the Meadows Casino Event Center in Washington, Pa., distinguishing the 2016 Women in Energy Leadership Award winners.
Christine Mayernik accepts her award at the Pittsburgh Business Times ceremony.
With more than 38 years of experience in the energy sector, Ms. Mayernik has made a significant impact on the industry and Michael Baker. She is dedicated to the growth and development of the business and supports her peers and young professionals in the community. Ms. Mayernik also was one of 26 individual Women in Energy Leadership Award winners recognized at the event for their career achievements, contributions to company success and community involvement.
“Throughout my years in the energy industry, I have been privileged to work alongside dedicated and talented individuals,” said Ms. Mayernik. “I also have been fortunate to experience the full spectrum of the industry, from directly servicing natural gas utility consumers to working in support of important pipeline safety issues and to interfacing with Michael Baker’s Oil and Gas clients. I look forward to witnessing the development and growth of the industry in the tri-state area.”
Ms. Mayernik joined Michael Baker in 2002, and previously served as project manager for the development of an evacuation plan for the Central Business District of the City of Pittsburgh and as program manager for a Technical Support Contract with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
(L-R) Chad Davis, Chris Mayernik, Erin Bench, Matt Stewart, Greg Cerminara, Chris Ruppen, Kim Bartos, Joe Blickenderfer, Nicole Miller
“Chris has spent her entire career working in the energy industry, ever since her career began right out of college with Peoples Natural Gas,” said Tom Donatelli, vice president of business development at Michael Baker’s Pittsburgh office. “She has held positions of progressive responsibility in engineering, operations and customer service management, and is extremely experienced and knowledgeable about the industry. Chris’s commitment and dedication motivates other professionals to excel in their careers as well and helps to ensure that ‘We Make a Difference’ in all that we do for our clients and partners.”
In the community, Ms. Mayernik is a member of the Advisory Committees for the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at West Virginia University, and she was inducted into the West Virginia Academy of Civil Engineers in April 2016. Ms. Mayernik also is a Registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and Ohio, and earned a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
See the full list of Women in Energy Leadership awardees here