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Rebecca Klein

klein head shotRebecca A. Klein
Board Chair
Power Across Texas

Rebecca A. Klein is principal of Klein Energy LLC. Klein Energy LLC works with international and domestic businesses in the energy and telecommunications industry to provide commercial and regulatory support. She was formerly Managing Partner and Of Counsel to the Loeffler Tuggey Rosenthal Law Firm in Texas and in Washington, DC.

In 2001, she was appointed commissioner and subsequently chairman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas during which time she oversaw the implementation of electric power deregulation in the State. Ms. Klein spent eight years in Washington, DC, where she worked in the White House, the Pentagon, and the Trade Development Agency.

She serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Lower Colorado River Authority, a public power utility headquartered in Austin, TX. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Avista Corporation, a publicly traded investor-owned utility based in the State of Washington. Ms. Klein is Chairman the non-profit, Power Across Texas that serves as a learning center for energy issues throughout Texas. Ms. Klein is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserve. She received a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, a master’s degree from Georgetown University and a law degree from St. Mary’s University.