K ate is the former Deputy Director of the ERC. She managed all of the ERC’s program areas, including trainings, complaints and referrals, education and outreach, investigation, testing, and enforcement. Prior to joining the ERC, she worked in a variety of roles at the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center, including serving as the Assistant Director. As the second in command, Kate administered a budget of over $1 million and managed a variety of internal and external program projects, communications and fundraising. Kate has a Bachelor’s degree with honors from Loyola University New Orleans. She left the UCLA Sociology PhD program early to return to New Orleans and address the housing crisis deepened by Hurricane Katrina.