Patricia Reyes - Interstate Technology (ITRC) Director
Patricia Catherwood Reyes has been the Director of the ITRC since October, 2015. Patty is a recognized leader in environmental sustainability and energy with experience at the federal, state and congressional levels targeting technology transfer, stakeholder outreach, and policy development. Ms. Reyes is a senior manager with broad knowledge of federal agency processes: budgeting; planning; communications; information and risk management; and training.
Previously, Patty served as a Presidential appointee and senior advisor to the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environmental Security providing policy recommendations and strategic advice on the Departments' environment, safety and occupational health communications with Congress, States, federal agencies, industry, non-government organizations and the public. Ms. Reyes also served as an environmental analyst at the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment and at the National Governors' Association, during which she participated in a detail to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for State cleanup programs. Patty holds an MPA degree in Environmental Systems from the American University, Washington, D.C.