As the Government Relations Program Coordinator, Katie is responsible for helping the Government Relations team disseminate critical information on legislation, agency policy and politics to staff on a real-time basis, among other related duties. She is based out of the Washington D.C. office.
Previously, Katie lived in Oregon where she earned her BA in Political Science at Oregon State University and her MPA in Global Leadership and Management at the Hatfield School of Government – Portland State University. Before joining TWS, she worked for the White House Council on Environmental Quality, a DNV GL consulting firm and Portland Community College.
Katie was born and raised in Montana and enjoys visiting family and friends back home whenever she has the opportunity. Growing up in Montana instilled her passion for wilderness and working on conservation issues. In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time with her nephews, dancing, traveling, cooking, running and being outdoors whenever possible.