Katherine is the Events and Programs Manager at the Washington Women’s Foundation. She grew up in Portland, OR and lives full time on Lopez Island. Before joining the WaWF in 2022, Katherine was the Director of the Lopez Food Share, a locally sourced and community-led food bank on Lopez Island.
She has a B.A. in Speech Communication from Whitworth University, a M.A. in Theology & Culture from Fuller Theological Seminary and recently completed a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Washington. Katherine is active in the Lopez Island community, sitting on several boards and leading adolescent girl’s empowerment groups.
Katherine is part of the WaWF transformation because she believes the innovative and justice-oriented collective impact of the Foundation empowers women’s lives throughout the world. In her free time, she enjoys boating around the islands with her husband and Mini Aussie, running long miles with friends, practicing hospitality, and is working toward Ordination in the Episcopal Church.