Joining SBC’s Climate & Energy team as a Planning Technician, Katey Ford is focused on implementing programs that achieve significant emissions reduction and cost saving measures for communities and jurisdictions in the Sierra Nevada. Katey will also be working with the Economic Empowerment team to jump start the Green Business program.
Katey’s passion for sustainability and green business was cultivated at the University of Oregon where she double-majored in Environmental Science and Business Administration. Professionally, she has worked in Sustainable Operations, implementing ambitious reduction action plans, carbon offsetting, and waste diversion efforts.
Born and raised in Encinitas, CA, Katey grew up surfing and camping up and down the state of California. She enjoys activities that pull her into the present moment; moving meditation! She currently lives in Truckee where she can be found rock climbing, riding her bike, backcountry skiing, and running around in the woods with her dog, Willow. Katey loves meeting new people and having discussions of varied perspectives, don’t hesitate to drop her a line!