Kate Koett is the Chief of Staff at CNAS, and the Director of the Shawn Brimley Next Generation National Security Leaders Fellowship at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). In the Chief of Staff capacity, Kate manages scheduling for the CEO; her portfolio also includes diversity and inclusion initiatives within CNAS.
Prior, Kate was the Associate Director of the Millennium Leadership Program at the Atlantic Council, coordinating all recruitment and logistical components for the Millennium Fellowship. She has also worked for the Washington Internship Institute and the Fund for American Studies running academic internship programs for college undergraduates.
Kate received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.