Kate Saunders is Senior Vice President of Development for CLF, a role she has held since 2013. In her role, Kate oversees all of CLF’s development activities, and manages the development team. Prior to CLF, Kate worked at The Trustees of Reservations, where she was Vice President for Advancement, a position she held since 2006. She joined The Trustees of Reservations in 2000 as Capital Campaign Director. In that role, she planned and executed a $100 million Landscapes and Landmarks Campaign, the largest capital campaign for a conservation organization in Massachusetts history. Prior to The Trustees of Reservations, Kate worked in major gifts and campaigns at Harvard School of Public Health, Children’s Hospital Boston and Massachusetts Audubon Society.
Kate holds two degrees from Dartmouth College: a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies. She is a resident of Needham, Massachusetts, where she lives with her husband and two children.