Katie (she/her) has been working with TREC’s clients in organizational effectiveness and fund development since 2016. She has been working with nonprofits leaders, volunteers, and board members for nearly 20 years. Katie holds a Masters degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management from Western Illinois University and a BS degree in Biology from Principia College. She has served in a variety of roles in the nonprofit sector including Executive Director, Director of Philanthropy, Communications Director, Volunteer Coordinator and Board Member. She grew up on the east coast but in her early twenties decided that the wild – and not so wild west was where she wanted to grow her roots. Katie enjoys helping nonprofits to thrive – focusing on strategic and decisive organizational opportunities and fund development. She is passionate about the work of TREC and appreciative of all the organizations working to care for our wild places and spaces. When she is not working she can be found skiing, biking, and hiking the mountains near Bend, Oregon.