Kathleen Frangione

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kathleenfrangioneAdjunct Fellow

Expertise: Climate, Energy, Environmental Issues

Kathleen Frangione joined McBee Strategic in November 2010 after more than 10 years of policy experience in the energy and environmental sectors.  Prior to joining McBee, Kathleen served as Senior Policy Advisor on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where she handled climate change, energy, and environment issues for Chairman John Kerry (D-MA).  In this capacity, she served as Senator Kerry’s lead staffer on domestic climate change issues, and led his efforts to craft comprehensive, bipartisan climate change legislation.  In addition, Kathleen served as Senator Kerry’s primary staffer on all issues related to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change process and the international climate change negotiations.  Prior to joining the Committee, Kathleen served as a Legislative Assistant in Senator Kerry’s personal office, where she oversaw all domestic and international environment and energy issues.  She has also worked for several environmental and conservation organizations.  Kathleen has an undergraduate degree in environmental science from Harvard College, and a Masters degree from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.