Jennifer O’Shea is the Vice President of Communications for the American Gas Association (AGA). In this role, O’Shea develops and implements communications strategies to promote natural gas and its applications to key stakeholders including media, industry leaders, Members of Congress and consumers.
Prior to joining AGA, O’Shea led communications and marketing efforts for Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in Washington, DC. In this role, she worked with attorneys and firm leaders to implement communications efforts in line with firm goals and priorities, and position attorneys as thought leaders in their practice areas.
Before working in the legal arena, O’Shea provided strategice counsel to energy and environment clients at FD Dittus Communications, where she handled communications, including the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the Consumer Energy Alliance. Prior to her work on energy issues, O’Shea focused on healthcare matters, leading initiatives for clients that included the American Council for Fitness and Nutrition, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the International Dairy Foods Association.
O’Shea began her career in Washington, D.C., working as the Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Conrad Burns (R-MT), where she led all communications and media efforts in D.C. and Montana. In this role, O’Shea worked on a variety of issues, including, energy, healthcare, agriculture, and technology.
O’Shea is a Board Member of the Nation Energy Foundation, a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to promoting an energy literate society.