American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, Washington, hired Laura Sheehan as communications SVP.
Sheehan directed the public affairs practice at Burson-Marstellar, Washington. Previously she was public affairs SVP at American Gas Association.
Sheehan worked extensively in Democratic politics. She was Democratic communications director for the House Energy and Commerce Committee and its former chairman John Dingell (D-Mich.). She was policy director for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. And she began her Capitol Hill career as press secretary for former Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.). Dodd is now CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America.
She earned an M.A. at American University. Details: www.americaspower.org.