Kate Wilson

Kate Wilson is the Montana Liaison for Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), addressing and monitoring energy-related policies and issues in the state. She previously served as the Executive Director of the Flathead Basin Commission and the Upper Columbia Conservation Commission (2017-2022). She has spent her career thus far working on and building support for water quality and AIS policies & programs in the west. BPA is a nonprofit federal power marketing administration based in the Pacific Northwest that owns 15,000+ miles of transmission lines; markets power from the federal dams in the Columbia River Basin, including Hungry Horse and Libby in Montana; and funds all fish & wildlife mitigation and dam maintenance and upgrades within the federal Columbia River System. Kate is based in Missoula, where she lives with her partner and two pups, a magnificent place to treasure abundant water and public lands.