Kathleen BerubeSustainable Development Manager
Kathleen Berube joined the Trust in 2016 and now serves as the National Housing Trust's Sustainable Development Manager. Kathleen supports both the NHT Renewable and NHT Communities’ teams and focuses on integrating sustainability and renewable energy into affordable housing projects. More specifically, Kathleen manages energy and water efficiency components of housing development projects, and project manages portfolio-scale solar development on top of affordable housing. Kathleen also assists the Asset Management team to sustainable manage the NHT-Communities affordable housing portfolio and track the portfolio’s path to reaching the Better Buildings Challenge.
Prior to working with NHT, Kathleen was an Environmental Specialist for the Maryland Environmental Service working in the GIS department. This work was focused on collecting and analyzing data to answer important environmental questions, specifically those related to climate change. Kathleen also has experience working with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and National Park Service is various project management roles.
Kathleen graduated from McDaniel College with a B.A. in Environmental Policy and Science. She also holds a master’s degree from the University of Denver University College in Environmental Policy and Management.