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Janet Gellici, CAE

Chief Executive Officer
National Coal Council

Janet Gellici (gel-lee-cee), CAE, is Chief Executive Officer of the National Coal Council (NCC).  The NCC is an Advisory Committee to the U.S. Secretary of Energy, providing advice and recommendations to the Secretary on general policy matters relating to coal and the coal industry.

Prior to joining the NCC in May 2013, Gellici served as Chief Executive Officer of the American Coal Council (ACC).  Gellici served as Communications Director of the Colorado School of Mines’ Management Institute and as Public Information Director of the Western Governors’ Association.  Gellici also served as Executive Director of the Coal Trading Association.  She wrote a monthly column for the Denver Post for many years and has been published in numerous trade publications. 

In December 2013, Gellici was acknowledged among the inaugural “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” by Women in Mining UK. Gellici is a past-president and a current Board member of the Washington Coal Club and formerly served on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Mining Coalition.

Gellici is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE).  Gellici serves on the Board of Trustees for the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and as a Trustee with the Seven Seas Cruising Association Foundation.  She is a past member of the Board of Advisors for the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College in Annapolis where she currently resides.

Gellici earned her MBA from Regis University and is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a degree in Journalism and Business Administration.