Kate Sullivan joined the Great Plains Institute in 2019 and serves as a Program Coordinator for the Carbon Management team. In this role, she provides research, writing, and logistical support across the Carbon Management team. In particular, Kate supports the Industrial Innovation Initiative, a coalition advancing decarbonization solutions for the Midcontinent region’s most critical industrial sectors. Previously at GPI, Kate worked with the Energy Systems team on several state and regional stakeholder initiatives working collaboratively toward equitable decarbonization.

Prior to joining GPI, Kate worked as an Energy Counselor in the Center for Energy and Environment’s residential department, assisting homeowners with their energy needs and providing resources and recommendations for efficiency upgrades. Kate earned her BA in Biology from St. Olaf College with an emphasis in Environmental Studies.