Kate provides outreach and public engagement support for a variety of transportation projects. She brings three years of experience leading community participatory design projects, with expertise in universal design and inclusive community outreach. Kate received her B.A. in Law, Societies, and Justice and Urban Ecological Design in from the University of Washington.
Before joining Cascadia, Kate gained valuable skills in strategic communication, stakeholder engagement, and policy analysis as the ASUW Director of Government Relations and as an intern with the Bellevue Transportation Department. Kate served as a research assistant for the 2018 National Council on Disability Report to Congress on ending subminimum wage employment and won the 2018 Population Health Research Award and 2018 Undergraduate Library Research Award from the University of Washington for her research on civil liberties and urban design.
Outside of the office, Kate can be found riding public transportation, searching for Seattle’s best milkshake, and consistently getting 3rd place in pub trivia.