Kate Mallek has joined Charlottesville Tomorrow to provide support for organizational development, stewardship, and advancement. She looks forward to meeting our readers and supporters learning their thoughts about Charlottesville/Albemarle and Charlottesville Tomorrow’s continued place in the local media landscape.
Kate is excited to finally be back in Charlottesville/Albemarle after 20 years, the majority of which was spent in northern Virginia. She has worked in small environmental nonprofits, large associations and organizations, and volunteered many hours in service to the health of her community and environment. Kate thrives on being outside, preferably within view of the mountains. Kate completed her BA in psychology and education at Dartmouth College and her Masters in Environmental Law and Policy at Vermont Law School.
What makes Charlottesville-Albemarle special to you?
This is home. Charlottesville/Albemarle is a unique place with fun activities, good food, and easy access to countryside and mountains.
Best part of working at Charlottesville Tomorrow?
Being surrounded by great people who care about their community and are willing to put in the effort to preserve value for the future.
Ultimate Charlottesville Saturday?
Heading outside, hiking on the farm or in the mountains, enjoying a home grown, home cooked meal and then a bonfire with friends and family.
Favorite arts and culture venue in Charlottesville and away from Charlottesville?
I am still learning what’s new in Charlottesville since I left so I’ll reserve that answer for another day. Away from Charlottesville, I enjoy concerts at Wolf Trap.
Most interesting trip away from Charlottesville?
I sailed on a 125 ft research schooner for four months from from Woods Hole, MA, to Martinique.
Still on my bucket list is…
Learning to swing on a trapeze, writing a book, and …