MEET THE TEAM

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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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RACHEL DERBY
Vice President (Legislative Affairs) 

Rachel Derby joined the Washington, D.C. PCA office in October of 2015.  Derby serves as Vice President of Government Affairs.  In this position, she plans and directs PCA's legislative advocacy efforts, including working with Members to formulate legislative policy and strategy; cultivates working relationships with members of Congress and their staffs; and, develops and maintains functional relationships with Members, coalition partners, and industry allies with regard to legislative matters.

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STEPHEN ROBUCK
Senior Director (Occupational Health & Safety) 

Steve Robuck comes to PCA from the Aluminum Industry. In his last position he was the VP of Environment, Health and Safety for Noranda Aluminum headquartered in Nashville, TN. Steve also worked for Hydro Aluminum and Alcoa Inc. Prior to that, he held a variety of EHS leadership positions in the specialty metals, automobile parts and telecommunications industries.

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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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Erin Morris
Government Affairs Coordinator 

Erin Morris joins the Portland Cement Association from the National Association of Drug Court Professionals. While a training coordinator at NADCP, Erin was responsible for the management of multi-million dollar training and technical assistance grants aimed at creating a smarter, more effective criminal justice system.

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