Kathy Ethridge elected to ETEBA Board of Directors
OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—ORAU's Kathy Ethridge has been elected to the Energy Technology and Environmental Business Association (ETEBA) Board of Directors for a three-year seat. ETEBA is a non-profit trade association representing approximately 170 small, large and mid-sized companies and affiliate members that provide environmental, technology, energy, engineering, construction and related services to government and commercial clients.
ETEBA has cultivated close relationships with senior management throughout the DOE/NNSA Complex, select USACE Districts, NASA, and the Tennessee Congressional Delegation. The ETEBA 2020 Strategic Plan articulates its vision as a premier organization that the community of energy, technology, and environmental industry companies who work in the federal sector look to for networking, advocacy, and opportunity creation. ETEBA has both an Eastern and Western Chapter. You can learn more at the ETEBA website.
Prior to her election to the board of directors, Ethridge had been a member of ETEBA for more than 20 years and has participated in its many member events and activities including the Annual Business Opportunities and Technical Conference (BOTC), technical workshops, and industry-related events.
As a manager in ORAU's Business Development group, Ethridge leads highly technical and advanced company-wide efforts to identify and pursue key customer accounts. She serves as a subject matter expert for capturing new business, and supports ORAU programs in identifying and qualifying new business opportunities, especially long-lead opportunities.
ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).