Jacqueline Kerber is a program manager at Battelle Memorial Institute in the Critical Infrastructure Business Line with a focus on energy programs. Her work in energy includes critical minerals, carbon management, hydrogen, and energy resiliency efforts. Prior to joining Battelle in 2020, Jackie served as a professional staff member in the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee and held a diverse portfolio which included energy and environmental issues within the Department of Defense. Before Senator John McCain became Chairman of the Armed Services in 2014, Jackie served in his personal office with a general DOD policy focus. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from James Madison University and a M.A. in Defense and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College.