Title: Deputy Director of Major Gifts and Council Relations Manager
Katie Knight, Deputy Director of Major Gifts and Council Relations Manager, has worked for Earthjustice since 1995. She’s occupied several positions at Earthjustice, including Director of Major and Planned Gifts and Director of Foundation Relations. Katie is currently and happily working with donors in California and Colorado. Katie has a Bachelor of Science in environmental policy analysis and planning from U.C. Davis, and has worked for a range of environmental organizations including Earth Island Institute and Californians Against Waste. She grew up in San Diego playing in the ocean and backpacking in the San Jacinto, San Bernardino and Southern Sierra mountains.
Katie lives in Oakland with her husband and their dog, and enjoys theater, thrift stores, books, the S.F. Giants, and being in the mountains. Katie is honored to work for Earthjustice and to help in a small way to protect the environment for future generations.