Katie grew up in New Brunswick between her home in Fredericton and her family cottage in St. Andrews.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, majoring in Animal Science from NSAC in 2008. She worked for a time with Cornwallis Vets beginning in 2010 and returned to CVL in 2017 after some time away to raise a young family and work on the family farm. She resides in Woodville with her husband and 2 sons, Charlie & Benjamin, as well as their 2 dogs (Tucker & Annie), 2 cats (Spooky & Dusty), Horse (Cookie), Donkey (Lucky), 5 ducks and 10 chickens! Her interests include hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, travelling, camping & snowshoeing. Katie is an active board member of the Kings County Federation of Agriculture, a Hort NS committee Member, involved with the School Garden Project at Somerset Elementary and volunteers with “AG in the Classroom” events.