GISci Certificate, Oregon State University
BA, Sonoma State University (Anthropology)
Kai is a Project Manager and Senior GIS Specialist with more than a decade of experience working with diverse stakeholder groups to co-produce high quality science information that is accessible to a wide range of people, both technical and non-technical. She is an expert in developing, managing and integrating scientific information and data to inform decision making about wildfire and climate change challenges. Kai was born and raised in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in California. She completed her undergraduate work at Sonoma State University and later moved to Corvallis, Oregon to complete a Master’s degree in Applied Environmental Anthropology and GISci certificate at Oregon State University. She joined Pepperwood as the Fire and Climate Resilience Coordinator in 2022.