Senior VP of Operations and Employee Engagement

Kate has been part of the J Street team since 2009. Prior to her current role, she served as the J Street U East Coast Campus Organizer, New York Regional Director, and National Director of Regional Operations and Strategy. As Vice President of Engagement and Programs, she now oversees the student outreach, community outreach, and public engagement/events arms of the organization. Kate came to J Street from the world of international development, having worked in India and Sierra Leone, and with a bachelor’s degree in politics and English from the University of Toronto and a master’s degree from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. She has lived in Israel and traveled in both Israel and the West Bank extensively. A native of Toronto, Kate now lives in Westchester County with her husband and three sons.