Kate Ceste is the communications director at NCSE. She manages NCSE's communications projects and outreach materials to cultivate engagement with NCSE's stakeholders. In her previous position as the events, and membership manager with NCSE, she managed NCSE's membership program of colleges and universities, coordinated communications efforts, and planned the NCSE Annual Conference as well as other meetings and events. Prior to coming to NCSE, she managed recycling programs for the Arlington County Solid Waste Bureau in Arlington, VA. She also worked for six years for an environmental consulting firm where she provided technical support for federal sustainability programs and managed communications and event planning for a nonprofit. She began her career as the sustainability coordinator for Dickinson College. Kate received her bachelor’s degree in environmental science from Dickinson College.