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Kathy Prosser

Kathy Prosser, American state official. Named one of 100 Most Interesting Women, Boston Woman Magazine, 1988, Woman of Distinction, Soroptimist Club Indiana, 1993. Member Democratic platform committee Massachusetts, 1989. Member Environmental Council States (founding, president 1993-1994), Women Executives in State Government (chair 1993-1994), Environmental Law Institute (board directors, executive committee).

Background

Prosser, Kathy was born on August 9, 1950 in Canton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Ralph H. Prosser and Frances Elizabeth Vandall Copeland.

Education

Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1987.

Career

Executive assistant, deputy treasurer, Office of Senator John Glenn, Washington, 1973-1983;chief of staff, Office of Senator John Glenn, Washington, 1983-1985;director scheduling and advance, campaign committee, John Glenn for President, Washington, 1983-1984;Washington representative, John F. Kennedy School Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986;deputy commissioner finance and administration, Massachusetts Department Environmental Management, 1987-1989;commissioner, Indiana Department Environmental Management, Indianapolis, since 1989. Board directors water quality International Joint Commission, Washington, since 1989. Chair Recycling Institute Indiana, Indianapolis, since 1989, Indiana State Emergency Planning Commission, Indianapolis, since 1989.

Board directors Economics Development Council Indiana, Indianapolis, since 1989.

Membership

Member Democratic platform committee Massachusetts, 1989. Member Environmental Council States (founding, president 1993-1994), Women Executives in State Government (chair 1993-1994), Environmental Law Institute (board directors, executive committee).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis, skiing.