- M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Washington, 2005
- B.A., English Literature, University of Washington, 2003
Cat joined the support staff team at the IOD's Concord office in October, 2007, and her role has primarily been coordination of trainings, conferences, and other events for various IOD projects. Currently, in addition to coordinating several major annual conferences, Cat provides program support to the RENEW/PBIS team. Cat is a senior administrative professional with twenty years of experience in higher education, non-profit, and corporate business environments. In addition, she is a published poet and an experienced editor. She enjoys using her strong creative and communication skills to continually improve organizational efficiency and quality of internal and external communications and work product.