As the Senior Representative for the Energy and Climate Program, Katie is the campaign's lead liaison with the Government Relations team. She manages and coordinates outreach to congressional and administration staff, providing support with Hill outreach, building relationships with stakeholders, and advocating on all things related to energy development on public lands. 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.