Regional Development Corporation (RDC) Executive Director Kathy Keith has been selected as the incoming Director of Community Programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Keith has served as executive director of the RDC for more than four years, joining the organization in January 2011.
She will join LANL’S Communications and Public Affairs Division starting Aug. 17.
"We are pleased to have someone with Kathy's experience and skills lead the Laboratory's community programs," said Matthew Nerzig, acting director for CPA. "Her knowledge of northern New Mexico, familiarity with the issues confronting the communities in this region, and track record of working with key leaders make her a valuable addition to the Lab's community outreach efforts."
At the RDC, Keith was credited with helping to establish a Business Expansion and Retention Program, the Northern New Mexico 20/20 Campaign and the Native American Venture Acceleration Fund. Each of these programs were designed to help northern New Mexico companies grow and create more jobs for the region.