Kelly Schaeffer

Prinicipal Consultant

Kelly has over 25 years of experience with implementing the NEPA process for a variety of clients, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Department of Agriculture – Forest Service, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Kelly has worked on both sides of the NEPA process – formerly as a regulator for FERC and now as an environmental consultant – which brings a uniquely broad and sophisticated understanding of the NEPA process to Kleinschmidt's NEPA Services Group. Her recent projects include preparing third-party environmental impact statements for Transmission Developers Inc.'s New England Clean Power Link for the DOE, the Chester County Stream and Riparian Restoration/Enhancement Project for the U.S. Forest Service. In addition, Kelly specializes in strategic planning, facilitation, and negotiation with multi-interest/multi-party groups and cooperating agencies.


M.S. Parks and Recreation, Pennsylvania State University
B.S. Parks and Recreation, University of Maryland

Kelly R. Schaeffer