October 17, 2008
NRG Energy Appoints New Board Member
NRG Energy has appointed Kathleen McGinty, the former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, to its board of directors. Ms McGinty will serve on the governance and nominating committee.
As secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) from 2003 until July 2008, Ms McGinty oversaw all environmental policy, regulatory and enforcement activities and also spearheaded key legislative initiatives in environment and energy.
Howard Cosgrove, chairman of NRG Energy, said: "Kathleen brings experience that will further strengthen our board of directors as we seek to position NRG to respond to the economic and environmental dynamics of our industry. Her insights and guidance with respect to our RepoweringNRG and ecoNRG programs will be invaluable."