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Mary Katharine Katz

Mary Kate Katz is the Major Gift Associate at the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. In her role, Mary Kate supports the philanthropic efforts of the center, including the management and execution of annual fund strategies.

Mary Kate came to Cornell Atkinson from the Cooperstown Food Pantry, where she served as Executive Director and coordinated over 75 volunteers, managed foundation relations and donor stewardship, and partnered directly with the board to carry out organizational strategies. Mary Kate also served as State Coordinator for the New York State History Day program, working with students, teachers, and parents across New York state to successfully plan and facilitate the first state contest hosted by The Cooperstown Graduate Program at SUNY Oneonta.

Mary Kate holds an MS in Museum Studies from The Cooperstown Graduate Program and a BA in Religious Studies from Southern Methodist University.  She currently serves as Membership Chair on the Cooperstown Graduate Association Board of Directors.

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