In Sept 2011, Ms. Ahsing was designated Director for Planning and Development Division of the Energy Initiative Task Force, responsible for determining standard methodologies to analyze and identify large scale renewable energy opportunities; and manage a viable pipeline.
Prior to her current position, Kathy served as an Executive Strategic Initiatives Advisor to the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management and Commander Installation Command working on a wide range of issues related to the organization and managerial policies, practices, and procedures governing Installation Management programs.
Ms. Ahsing has 30 years of service as a government employee with extensive knowledge of Department of Defense, installation management, organizational performance, and program/project management. She has held leadership positions at various levels of the Installation Command leading business transformation and organizational performance efforts at headquarters, and various regions; responsible for oversight of facilities and construction programs with the Deputy Chief of Staff for Engineering at US Army Pacific; oversight of information management operations for US Army Garrison Hawaii; and as a program/project manager with the US Army Corps of Engineers.
She is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Hawaii. Holds an M.S in Resourcing National Security Strategy from Industrial College of the Armed Forces, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from University of Hawaii.