Planning and Economic Development Director
Kate serves as the Planning and Economic Development Director for the Capital District Regional Planning Commission (CDRPC), and was previously the Principal Planner for the City of Saratoga Springs. Kate is also an adjunct professor with the University at Albany, and serves on the boards of the SoBro Conservancy and Friends of Saratoga County Animal Shelter, as well as the Community Advisory Board for University at Albany Geography and Planning Department. She lives in Saratoga Springs with her family and enjoys native plant gardening, yoga, and neighborhood porch visits.
At the Christopherson Center
Kate has had a wide diversity of work experiences and looks forward to applying her 20 years of experience in urban revitalization, community and economic development, open space and trails planning, and inclusive community engagement towards the Christopherson Center’s initiatives.