Director, Public Relations and Marketing
As Director of Public Relations and Marketing, Kate directs the Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Local Legislative Affairs and Community Outreach efforts for Sonoma Clean Power.
Kate has more than twenty years of public relations, marketing planning and strategy, advertising, communications, market research and community outreach experience. Most recently, she held marketing management positions for Santa Rosa-based Redwood Credit Union.
Kate possesses a B.A. in English Literature from Sonoma State University and is active in local business and non-profit organizations. Ms. Kelly is a graduate of the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Santa Rosa Class XXXI, and a current Board member for the Sonoma County Alliance and Santa Rosa Metro Chamber of Commerce. Past civic involvement includes sitting on the American Heart Association’s 2015 North Bay Heart Walk Executive Leadership Committee, and Past Chair of both the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Santa Rosa Young Professionals Network and the Marketing Association of California. Kate was a recipient of the North Bay Business Journal’s Top Forty Under 40 award in 2008.
Under her leadership, in 2018 SCP launched an award-winning brand refinement and new website, earning a Gold Davey Award for best Government Website Experience and a Silver Davey Award for Best Energy Website Experience.