Executive Director, Government Relations
- What’s Next for U.S. Hydrogen Policy – A Perspective from DC Insiders
Traci Kraus is the Executive Director of Government Relations leading the US federal advocacy team at Cummins Inc. She focuses on energy, climate, hydrogen, transportation, and budget legislative and regulatory issues.
She also represents Cummins as a co-founder of the Hydrogen Forward coalition, Co-Chair of the Hydrogen Council Policy and Advocacy Project Team and the Chair of the Truck and Engine Manufacturer’s Association Public Policy Committee. Traci serves on the Leadership Circle of the Ascend Fund, a bipartisan organization accelerating the pace of change toward gender parity in U.S. politics, and was a founding member of the JWI Young Women’s Impact Network.
Prior to joining Cummins, Traci worked for former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold. She has a Master’s in Public Administration from the George Washington University and B.A.s in Government and Politics and Communication from the University of Maryland in College Park. She is originally from Chicago, and now lives outside of Washington, D.C. with her husband, Aaron and two children Liam (8) and Sloane (5).