Ruland J. Gill, Jr.
is a retired Vice President of Government Affairs and Senior Attorney for Questar Corporation. Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. appointed Mr. Gill to the Board of Oil, Gas and Mining in 2007. Gill joined Questar Corporation in 1973 after graduating from the University of Utah with accounting and law degrees. His legal work has been principally in the area of oil and gas exploration and development. In his professional career he has been involved with several prominent intermountain area natural-resource organizations. He has been President of the Utah Petroleum Association and as the Utah/Idaho Vice President of the Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Association. He was also the 1984 Chair of the Energy and Natural Resources Section of the Utah State Bar and was named that Section's 1987 Lawyer of the Year. He has also served as a member of the Utah Board of Lands and Forestry that sets policy and regulates some 7.3 million surface and mineral acres of school-trust lands. He served from 1994 to 2002 as Chair for the renamed Board of Trustees for Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands.