As Western Wildway Director, Katie Davis advances public lands and connectivity policy initiatives by collaborating with Western Wildway Network partners and providing on-the-ground leadership to campaigns and projects.
Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Katie adventured throughout the Intermountain West with her family, enjoying a childhood filled with camping, boating, and hiking. She attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, graduating with a degree in Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology and a minor in Corporate Strategy. Having decided on a career in environmental policy, she then attended the University of Oregon School of Law to pursue a degree in Environmental Law. Katie worked as a southwest public lands campaigner for the Center for Biological Diversity before joining the Wildlands Network in 2016.
Katie lives in Salt Lake City with her husband, where they enjoy hiking in the Wasatch Mountains and exploring Utah’s fabulous public lands. In her spare time, Katie enjoys getting creative in the kitchen and reading anything she can get her hands on. She also tries to enjoy running.