Katelyn joined the WRFI Board of Directors in 2018. During her early years of college at the University of Montana, she had the opportunity to participate in WRFI’s Coastal Ecology & Culture course along the Baja Peninsula. After completing the course, she transferred back home to Oregon and finished her degree in Environmental Science, Policy and Sustainability at Southern Oregon University. She spent her summers working as a whitewater guide on rivers throughout Montana, Idaho and Oregon. After completing her degree, she attended University of Montana School of Law where she received her J.D. with a certificate in Environmental Natural Resource Law. She spent six years in private practice where a portion of her general litigation practice was dedicated to water and natural resource issues. She currently works for a large technology company negotiating complex contracts. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time on rivers, trails, bikes and boats with her husband, Jim, their daughter, Marion, and their border collie, Sawyer.