Kate Hoppe, MPH, MA, is a public health practitioner who has contributed to private and public sectors from community-based non-profits, to government, and academics. She founded CivicPoint Consulting to help organizations and people move to action for healthy, equitable, and resilient communities. In her work, Kate supports internal and external stakeholders through the stages of change to promote effective and organized action, and helps them to apply evidence-based policy, system, and environmental change approaches to advance health and equity. Kate serves as Operations Director for the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health to expand operational capacity and sustain momentum for advancing climate and health solutions. Kate has previously managed CDC- and NIH-funded initiatives to prevent heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and Alzheimers, spoken at national conferences including APHA and ALR, and advocated for policy change as a former member of the Board of Health Commissioners in Kansas City, Missouri.