Kathryn Klaber is the Marcellus Shale Coalition's first President and Executive Director. Founded in 2008, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), based in Canonsburg, PA, is a private organization whose membership includes natural gas companies and their affiliates.
MSC's stated commitment is to the responsible development of natural gas from the Marcellus Shale geological formation and the enhancement of local economies that can be realized by this development. In this context, Ms. Klaber works with elected leaders, regulators, and regional and local communities.
Prior to joining the MSC, Ms. Klaber was Executive Vice President for Competitiveness at the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Economy League. Through the 1990s, Ms. Klaber worked in the environmental consulting business in mergers and acquisitions, environmental management systems, air and water quality projects, Brownfields redevelopment, accidental release preparedness, and other environmental initiatives.
She is a member of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee. Ms. Klaber lives in southwestern Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons. She earned her undergraduate degree in environmental science from Bucknell University and her Master of Business Administration degree from Carnegie Mellon University.
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