Faith serves on the Board of Mobilize Frederick and is Chair of the Government Affairs and Strategy Committee. She has more than 40 years of experience in working with Federal, State, and local sustainability programs and clean energy development and deployment efforts. From working on the multi-agency Clinton Administration Climate Change Action Plan in the 90s to the expanded DOE clean energy programs under the Recovery Act, Ms. Klareich has led large, multi-year, multi-million-dollar Federal and State contracts on strategies, policies, and technology development programs to mitigate the effects of climate change impacts. Along with the DOE, she has worked with HUD, EPA, GSA, DOD, ORNL, Sandia National Laboratories, and NETL as well as the States of Maine, Hawaii, New York, and Texas.
Ms. Klareich received a BA in International Affairs from The George Washington University and conducted graduate coursework in energy and technology management at the University of Denver. She is the Chair Emeritus of the Board of Story Tapestries, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit promoting arts through education and community outreach. She served as a member of the Aeras Institutional Recombinant DNA Biosafety Committee. She is Chair of Frederick County’s Sustainability Commission and was formerly the Chair of the City of Rockville’s Commission on the Environment. Under her direction, the Rockville Commission was awarded the Presidential Volunteer Service Award under the Bush Administration sponsored by US EPA. Ms. Klareich has been a resident of Frederick County for over ten years.