MEET THE TEAM

Sean O'Neill
Sean O'Neill
Senior Vice President of Government Affairs

O’Neill joins PCA from the Associated General Contractors of America as VP of Congressional Relations/Infrastructure Advancement. Previously he served as Director of Government Affairs at the International Association of Fire Fighters, Special Assistant to Secretary Elaine Chao and Chief of Staff for Congressman John Sweeney.

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Charles Franklin
Vice President and Counsel (Regulatory Affairs)

Charles Franklin is the Vice President and Counsel for Government Affairs at the Portland Cement Association (PCA), where he works with PCA Member Companies to develop and implement regulatory advocacy strategies involving federal environmental, mining, health and safety, and infrastructure regulation.  

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Tom Harman
Senior Director, Environment, Health and Safety

Tom Harman has worked for PCA between 2008 and 2016. He returned as Senior Director, Environment, Health and Safety, in September 2021. He has worked as Managing Director of Regulatory Affairs at National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Vice-President of Safety Services at National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, and most recently as Senior Director, Safety and Health at National Mining Association.

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Louis Baer
Director and Assistant Council (Environment & Energy)

Louis Baer joined PCA in August 2017 as the Director and Assistant Counsel, Government Affairs and handles environment and energy regulatory issues for PCA.  He has significant regulatory experience consulting for industrial facilities and government agencies on environmental regulatory compliance and policy experience working for lobbying and trade organizations.  

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JOSH REINER
Director (Environment, Energy, & Appropriations)

Josh Reiner joined PCA in 2017 and is responsible for energy, environment, tax and appropriations issues. He comes to PCA from the American Public Works Association (APWA) where he managed the association’s environmental and tax issues.

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Katy Hartnett
Director (Infrastructure & Transportation)

Katy Hartnett has more than ten years experience working on transportation and infrastructure policy for members of Congress and non-profit organizations. She comes to the Portland Cement Association from PeopleForBikes, where she worked on mobility, trade, and other issues of importance to the bicycle industry. 

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Jennifer Traver
Senior Manager, Government and Political Affairs

Jennifer comes to PCA after serving as a Political Affairs Manager at the Associated General Contractors of America where she served from 2018-2020

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