RFA Announces Staff Addition and Changes

Cindy Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association announces Kendra Coulson will be the new marketing and membership manager to promote the association’s mission and the benefits of ethanol, membership outreach and retention efforts, and cultivating partnerships with key stakeholders.

Prior to joining RFA, Coulson served as communications and public relations manager for Navigator CO2, where she played a key role in shaping the company’s branding and communication strategies. Prior to that, she worked for Navigator Energy Services, where she managed a variety of organizational projects. Coulson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas.

RFA is also pleased to announce promotions for two key staff members. Mary Giglio is being promoted to Vice President, Events and Initiatives. Giglio, who has worked in various capacities for RFA since 1996, oversees the annual National Ethanol Conference, RFA board meetings, other industry events, and a broad array of special initiatives and strategic programs. In her new role, she will also serve as the staff lead for the Renewable Fuels Foundation.

Robert White will now serve as Senior Vice President, Industry Relations and Market Development. In this capacity, White leads RFA’s various consumer education and marketing efforts, while also working with fuel marketers and retailers, state and federal agencies, commercial fleets, and individual consumers to increase awareness about the benefits of ethanol and encourage greater use of renewable fuels.

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