Catherine came to work at Quivira in 2004 with the Valle Grande Grass Bank. She wears many hats at Quivira, one of which is Director for the Tribal Partnership Program. She has administered a variety of state, federal and private foundation grants over the last seven years, including six years of experience in administering grants on Navajo lands. Catherine currently serves as the lead on Quivira's project to restore bio-cultural resilience in Navajo Country. She utilizes her expertise in event planning to coordinate educational workshops and is the Quivira Conference Director.