Kathy Keith is the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Director of Community Programs Office within the Communications and Public Affairs Division.
Prior to that, Kathy served as the executive director of the Regional Development Corporation, a nonprofit organization established to help build a diverse and sustainable economy in northern New Mexico. Previously, as Public Works, LLC’s New Mexico Director Kathy managed economic development and workforce projects nationwide, specializing in innovative public policy, planning and efficiency projects for state and local governments. Before then, she served as the Economic Development Director for the State of New Mexico.
Kathy has over 20 years of experience in public policy including working as a Legislative Director to a United States Congressman, as a presidential appointee at the US Department of Energy, and as the Director of Economic Development for the New Mexico Economic Development Department. She has worked across the nation as a consultant assisting states and communities in designing and implementing innovative economic and workforce development projects that serve their needs. She is appointed by the Mayor of Santa Fe to serve on the standing Business and Quality of Life Committee and is an elected member of the Governing Board of the Santa Fe Community College.