OCA Staff

Christian Palich

Christian R. Palich

President
cpalich@ohiocoal.com

Christian Palich is President of the Ohio Coal Association, a trade association representing Ohio’s coal industry and committed to advancing the development and utilization of Ohio Coal. He also served as Rep. Bill Johnson’s (OH) District Director, working as a district policy liaison on behalf of the congressman. Also, Christian served as the Political Director for the successful campaigns of Bill Johnson for Congress in 2010 and 2012. He is a graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science.


Christian Palich

Blaine Kelly

Manager of Government Affairs
bkelly@ohiocoal.com

Blaine Kelly is the Manager of Government Affairs for the Ohio Coal Association, a trade association representing Ohio's coal industry and committed to advancing the development and utilization of Ohio coal. Prior to joining the Ohio Coal Association, Blaine served as a Public Information Officer in the office of Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost. He is a graduate of Otterbein University with a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Public Relations.

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