April 29, 2009

AGA Names former DOT, Pombo Aide Schrader Marcell as Director of Communications

AGA The American Gas Association (AGA) today appointed communications professional Kristin Schrader Marcell as the Director of Communications.  As part of the communications and marketing division, Schrader Marcell will plan and implement communications strategies to promote natural gas and its applications to stakeholders, including media, industry leaders, Members of Congress and consumers.  Schrader Marcell joins AGA from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), where she served as the official spokesperson and directed the agency’s communications program, managing communications strategies for the high-profile cross-border trucking demonstration project, as well as providing FMCSA with crisis communications counsel.  Prior to joining DOT, Schrader Marcell worked on natural resources issues as the Political Director for the Partnership for America and as the Director of External Affairs for the House Committee on Resources under Chairman Richard Pombo (R-CA).  Previously, Schrader Marcell was General Electric’s political action committee manager in its Washington, D.C. corporate office and served as a legislative staffer for former Rep. John Doolittle (R-CA).  (PF tipster)

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