Rebecca Klein Joins LATA Board of Directors
Albuquerque, NM: October 18, 2022 – Los Alamos Technical Associates, Inc. (LATA) is please to announce Rebecca “Becky” Klein has joined our Board of Directors. Ms. Klein brings extensive management, human resource, organizational development, and national security experience to LATA’s Board, in addition, to a unique blend of legal and regulatory.
Ms. Klein is Principal of Klein Energy, LLC, an energy consulting company based in Austin, Texas. Over the last 30 years she has worked in Washington, DC and in Texas in the energy, water, telecommunications, and national security arenas. Ms. Klein’s professional experience also includes service with KPMG Consulting (now Deloitte) where she headed the development of the company’s Office of Government Affairs and Industry Relations in Washington, DC. She also served as a Senior Fellow with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. She chaired the Public Utility Commission of Texas. She has served as chair of the board of the Lower Colorado River Authority, a public power utility owning generation, transmission, and water services across the central Texas area. Ms. Klein serves on the board of directors of Avista Corporation, a utility serving the Pacific Northwest and Alaska; SJW Group a water utility serving California, Texas, Maine, and Connecticut; and Diamondback Energy, an oil and gas exploration and production company. She also sits on the boards of venture-backed early stage and fast growth companies. Ms. Klein is also the Founder and Director of the Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute, a research organization focused on mitigating energy poverty. She serves on the Advisory Board of Stanford Women on Boards. Ms. Klein earned a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. She also holds a Master of Arts in National Security Studies from Georgetown University, a Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology from Stanford University, and an MBA from MIT. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas. She served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. She grew up in Venezuela and Mexico and speaks fluent Spanish.