Originally from Upstate New York, Katherine is a graduate of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry with an undergraduate degree in Paper Science & Engineering. Since graduation, she has focused her career on Process Safety Management, starting out at GE Silicones designing and managing the installation of pressure relief systems. Ms. Culbert earned her MBA from the University at Albany. She has experience in Sales and Marketing including supplying valves and electrical equipment to the US Navy for nuclear powered vessels and she has taught high school physics. Katherine is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York State, a Six Sigma Green Belt and a certified Project Management Professional. Since moving to Houston, she has worked for various consulting firms managing Process Hazard Analyses and other large engineering projects.