Peak Military Care Network Staff

Please take a few minutes to get to know our amazing staff.

Kate Hatten: President/CEO

kateKate 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.


Jennifer Wilson: Operations Director

Jennifer graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1999 with an undergraduate degree in Political Science focused in International Relations and a minor in Systems Engineering.  She completed a master’s degree in 2003 in Human Resource Management and a second master’s degree in 2015 in Public Policy from the University of Colorado Denver.  Jennifer served on active duty from 1999-2006 in Germany with the 1st Infantry Division Artillery (Communications Platoon Leader) and the 121st Signal Battalion (Adjutant) and also at Fort Bragg in the XVIII Airborne Corps (Brigade S-3, Operations Officer and Company Commander).  Jennifer’s husband, Norm, is stationed at Peterson AFB assigned to USASMDC/ARSTRAT. They have two children, Addysen and Jack. In her spare time, Jennifer loves to spend time in the outdoors! Jennifer also volunteers in her children’s classrooms each week and serves as Vice President of the school PTA Board, Chair of the CTE Silent Auction Committee, Co-Chair of the Academy School District 20 Accreditation Committee, and serves on the School Accountability Committee and the District Accountability Committee.

Christian Nunez: Generalist Navigator

chChristian Nunez is a Retired Staff Sergeant from the US Army with three Deployments to Iraq. He was born and raised in San Diego, California and he is the youngest of five children. All of his siblings served or continue serving in the US Military. He moved back to Fountain with his wife who serves as an Army Officer.  He has completed his Bachelors of Science in Psychology and is pursuing a Masters in Social Work (MSW) to adequately help assist veterans along with their families.  Christian recognizes that El Paso County is like no other county in the nation with five military installations and a heavy rate of deployment. He has a genuine desire to help the local military community and his fellow veterans.

Hannah Saunders: Communications and Development Assistant

Hannah Saunders (a.k.a. Annie) is a recent graduate from University of Colorado Colorado Springs, attaining her degree in Organizational and Strategic Communication. Annie’s experience with non-profits include working for Ascension Lutheran Church since 2016 as their website manager, volunteering at Interfaith Hospitality Network, and creating proposals/media campaigns for real non-profit clients while at university. Though she wasn’t born in the Springs, Annie was definitely raised here and is a true Coloradan. Annie has not personally served in the military, but her brother is a U.S. Marine Veteran and is now a sheriff’s deputy—so she still has connection and admiration for service men and women. In her spare time, Annie likes to eat good food, travel, write, hike and kayak, and watercolor.