As Engagement Manager, Katie is responsible for fundraising and development, and manages the website, electronic and print newsletters, and social media for Hilltown Land Trust. Prior to being hired by HLT, Katie served as an AmeriCorps member with the organization for two years. Before that, she worked as an independent contractor, helping individuals and organizations with information management and event planning, and as a rare books librarian. Katie has a Master’s in Library and Information Science from Long Island University and a B.A. in English and American Literature from New York University. Originally from Seattle, she has lived in Western Massachusetts since 2010 and loves all that the area has to offer.