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Washington, DC – The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) announced today that Susan Collet will be joining the organization as Head of Legislative Affairs. Ms. Collet will oversee the MSRB’s federal government relations activities. As the primary regulator of the municipal securities market, the MSRB engages in legislative and federal affairs in support of its Congressional mandate to promote a fair and efficient municipal securities market. The MSRB provides information, technical assistance and support to members of Congress, the Administration and other federal policymakers related to the MSRB’s statutory mandate to protect investors, municipal entities and the public interest.

Ms. Collet comes to the MSRB after serving as President of H Street Capitol Strategies, LLC, a government relations consulting firm focused on municipal securities, tax and energy policy, and not-for-profit electric utilities. Prior to H Street Capitol Strategies, Ms. Collet was Senior Vice President, Government Relations at Bond Dealers of America (BDA) for two years. From 2001-2012, she held government relations positions at the American Public Power Association and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.

“Susan brings more than two decades of government relations experience to the MSRB,” said MSRB Executive Director Lynnette Kelly. “As Head of Legislative Affairs, Susan will manage our relationships with Capitol Hill and various federal agencies, and help ensure that the MSRB continues to serve as an effective resource and advisor to policymakers and other government entities.” 

Ms. Collet received a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. 

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) protects and strengthens the municipal bond market, enabling access to capital, economic growth, and societal progress in tens of thousands of communities across the country. The MSRB fulfills this mission by creating trust in our market through informed regulation of dealers and municipal advisors that protects investors, issuers and the public interest; building technology systems that power our market and provide transparency for issuers, institutions, and the investing public; and serving as the steward of market data that empowers better decisions and fuels innovation for the future. The MSRB is a self-regulatory organization governed by a board of directors that has a majority of public members, in addition to representatives of regulated entities. The MSRB is overseen by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Congress.