Kate joined Wexford County MSU Extension as the 4-H Program Coordinator in October 2021. A Michigan native that grew up in South Central Pennsylvania, she has a B.S. in environmental science and biology from Dickinson College and brings with her a background in natural resource management and environmental education. Kate has had many adventures including being a Rotary International Exchange Student to Germany in high school for a year, studying in Germany for a second year in college, and building trails for the U.S. Forest Service on Colorado Springs’ Pikes Peak. Before joining MSU Extension, Kate completed two AmeriCorps terms with Huron Pines AmeriCorps serving with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in Central Michigan. In her free time, Kate enjoys crafting and upcycling, exploring Northern Michigan, and spending time with her partner, John, and cat, Lilith.