As the Director of Student Environmental Resource Center at UC Berkeley, Katherine Walsh leads a collaborative effort by many student groups to address the need for a campus center for the student environmental community. She brings to her current role a wealth of experience, from being the coordinator of The Green Initiative Fund to being a SERC advisor since 2012. Walsh sits on the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability, the Zero Waste Working Group, the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition Steering Committee, and is an affiliated staff member with the Berkeley Food Institute.
Walsh earned a B.A. in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Boston College, and a Certificate in Leadership in Sustainability and Environmental Management from UC Berkeley-Extension. She is a recipient of the 2008 Boston College Person of the Year Award and a 2013 UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award.