Katherine Howitt

Associate Director of Policy

As Associate Director of Policy, Katherine Howitt leads Community Catalyst’s efforts to close the coverage gap. She oversees a team that provides strategic guidance and policy support to campaigns in states across the country to extend health care coverage to low-income adults. She has seven years of experience providing policy and strategy support to consumer advocacy groups, and she coordinated a campaign at Community Catalyst to improve the affordability of health insurance subsidies in the Affordable Care Act.

Before joining Community Catalyst, Katherine conducted research with the Harvard School of Public Health on health care quality and disparities between racial and ethnic groups. Katherine is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute for Community Health Leadership, and holds a master's degree in economics from the University of British Columbia.

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