Kate Madigan, Principal
Kate is a professional advocate, change-maker, and coach. She brings 20 years experience building organizations and leading campaigns, including a national campaign based in Los Angeles, and some of the most powerful climate and environment coalitions and networks in Michigan.
Kate is a skilled facilitator and event planner, and has organized dozens of successful meetings, strategic planning sessions, and conferences with hundreds of attendees. She is a talented writer, with many successful campaign plans, research reports, and awarded grants under her belt. Kate also has exceptional marketing skills and experience, growing the digital reach of clients to over 100k/month.
Kate earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability. She holds her master’s degree from the School for International Training in Vermont, where she was trained in intercultural communications, leadership development, and the foundations of coaching.
Current and Past Work Includes:
Michigan Climate Action Network, Director and Co-founder
2020 Biden for President, Climate, Energy & Environmental Policy Committee
Traverse City Green Team, Appointed Member
Oil & Water Don't Mix, Co-founder and Steering Committee
Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities, Diversity Equity & Inclusion team Co-founder
Michigan Climate Action Summit, Organizer and Emcee
Michigan Sierra Club, Board Member
Michigan Environmental Council, Deputy Director, Development Specialist, and Regional Representative
Environment Michigan, Environmental Advocate
State of Michigan Power Plant Mercury Reduction Workgroup
Michigan Water Withdrawal Campaign, Coordinator
Environment America, National Safe Foods Advocate
Fund for Public Interest Research, Pasadena Office Director
Venture Out, Rocky Mountain Trip Leader
Galapagos National Park, Youth Outreach