Kate coordinates Utah Clean Energy's Community Solar initiatives, community-bulk purchase efforts designed to increase solar adoption by simplifying the solar process and offering competitive bulk-purchase pricing. Past initiatives in Summit County (2013) and Salt Lake County (2012) have helped Utah residents learn more about solar energy and driven the market for rooftop solar. Previously, Kate assisted with the Community Energy Challenge, a community-based social marketing campaign designed to increase residential energy efficiency. Kate served two terms with Utah Clean Energy as a member of the Utah Conservation Corps through AmeriCorps. She received a BA in Government from Dartmouth College where she focused on environmental policy.