The International Liquid Terminals Association’s new President Kathryn Clay will take up her post at the beginning of March.

The associations Chairman of the Board, John Roller said Kathryn brings 20 years of energy policy experience to ILTA, including ten years in management positions. For the past seven years, she has been an executive at the American Gas Association, a large, Washington-based trade association that represents the nation’s natural gas distribution companies. She has been AGA’s Vice President for Policy since 2013. She also served concurrently as the Executive Director of the American Gas Foundation, a position she has held since 2011. The Foundation conducts studies and prepares reports on energy policy issues.

When Kathryn joined AGA, her initial responsibilities also included serving as Executive Director of the Drive Natural Gas Initiative, a joint project of natural gas utilities and gas producers that promoted the use of natural gas vehicles. From 2008 to 2010 she was Director of Research and was promoted to Vice President, Research and Technology Policy of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. Kathryn was also a professional staff member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources from 2005 to 2008. She also served two years as staff for the Energy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Science.

Kathryn has a Ph.D. in Applied Physics and a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, both from the University of Michigan. She also has a B.A. degree in Physics and Mathematics from Kalamazoo College.

“With her background in trade association management, her understanding of energy policy issues, and her extensive experience as an advocate for industry initiatives, Kathryn is an excellent choice for this leadership position in our industry. As the ILTA continues to work toward achieving the goals outlined in our strategic plan, she will bring new perspectives and ideas for expanding capabilities in areas such as member advocacy and operational excellence. I am delighted that she will be joining our industry as the ILTA’s new president,” John said.

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18th Jan 2018

18th January 2018