Katherine Chesson

Katherine Chesson, Director, Grants and Programs, National Park Foundation, United States

Katherine Chesson is the director of grants and programs at the National Park Foundation in Washington, DC. Previously, she served as a mayor's fellow for the Parks and Recreation department of Seattle, Washington and a program coordinator for the YMCA of Greater Seattle. Ms. Chesson received her B.A. in history and a minor in social and economic justice from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her M.P.A. in environmental policy and management from the University of Washington.