WMC Officers - Advisory Committee

Rebecca Kelemen Blackburn, Cliffs Natural Resources
Cliffs Logan County Coal
Chief Engineer – Surface & Environmental

Rebecca Blackburn Rebecca is the chief engineer -surface and environmental for Cliffs Natural Resources, Logan County Coal. In this role, she is responsible for both production and planning for the surface
mining operations along with managing Logan County Coal’s overall environmental compliance and permitting.

Rebecca received a B.S. in mining engineering from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from the University of Charleston.

Rebecca has more than ten years of experience in both underground and surface coal mining.

Prior to working at Logan County Coal, she was with Arch Coal Inc. as a mining engineer. During her time with Arch, she served as environmental engineer and senior production engineer at Catenary Coal Company’s Samples Mine.

Rebecca has been a member of the Women’s Mining Coalition since 2000 and currently serves
on the WMC Advisory Committee.