Katie has seven years of airport planning and project experience including previous work experience as the statewide aviation planner and aviation project manager for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), where she was actively engaged in the State Aviation System Planning process. As an airport planner, Katie has participated in many airport layout plan and master plan updates across the southeast including the planning of two new general aviation airports. Katie is a private pilot and FAR Part 107 small UAS remote pilot. She has been an active participant in many sUAS missions around the metro Atlanta area, including several at airports. Katie was part of the team who conducted the first sUAS flight on the airfield at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.