Based in the Energy Foundation’s Las Vegas office, Katherine (Kati) Lorenzo supports the West region’s internal coordination, maintains the region’s budget, and works closely with other regional offices and headquarters to help enable an organized, efficient, and ambitious team. She focuses on project and budget management, as well as some grant management on the most complex grants in the region. Additionally, Kati supports advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategies in West.
Kati has been fighting for the rights of low-income and communities of color since she was in high school, most recently as the Senior Organizer with Chispa NV, working with underrepresented communities to bring their voices front and center in the environmental movement and to advance just climate and clean energy solutions in the state. She also has worked with Mi Familia Vota and Organizing for Action.