Katie is honored to serve as Registrar for Starr King School for the Ministry, where she feels fortunate to have the opportunity to help support students as they pursue their goals and to work with such a diverse, progressive, positive, and inspiring community. She holds an M.S. in Communicative Sciences and Disorders from California State University East Bay and a B.F.A. in Theater from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her career background is in Speech-Language Pathology and social work. Katie is Buddhist, attended Catholic school for 13 years, and has always been interested in religion and philosophy. She is passionate about helping others and practicing kindness, mindfulness, and gratitude. Katie lives in Oakland, the city where she grew up, and enjoys spending time with family and friends, music, nature, astrology, reading, movies, comedy, art, and cats.