Kate Hatten is a long-time Colorado Springs resident, having moved to Colorado with her husband who served in the U.S. Air Force. Kate has been with PMCN since its inception and previously served as Military Impact Planning program manager for the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG), coordinating the Fort Carson Regional Growth Plan and military-community partnering efforts, including addressing the community effects of military growth and deployments. Prior to returning to Colorado and joining PPACG, Ms. Hatten was a senior project manager for the International City/County Management Association in Washington, D.C. She previously served in local government in Colorado, holding different positions with Douglas County, including assistant county manager. Ms. Hatten also served as legislative deputy for a Los Angeles City Councilmember, covering a wide range of topics, including community and economic development and public safety issues. Ms. Hatten has a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University and Bachelor of Arts degree from Occidental College.