Coordinator of Public Programs and Environmental Educator

Office: Learning Center Building

B.S., Lake Superior State University

M.A., Environmental Education, Goshen College

Katie graduated from Merry Lea’s Master’s in Environmental Education program in May of 2016 and joined the staff in July of the same year. Katie grew up both in Elkhart, Indiana, and Muskegon, Michigan, where she enjoyed spending time exploring the local parks, swimming in Lake Michigan, and being with her family in the outdoors. She spent four years exploring the eastern side of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula while attending Lake Superior State University. Katie’s passion for environmental education grew during her time serving as an AmeriCorps member for the U.S. Forest Service in Elkins, West Virginia in 2015.