Centralina Council of Governments (2017 Summit)
Katherine Hebert is a Healthy Community Design Specialist with the Centralina Council of Governments in Charlotte, NC. She has eight years of experience with city and regional planning and healthy community design work including working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and the Town of Davidson, North Carolina. She is the former Davidson Design for Life Coordinator, conducting nine Health Impact Assessments on a variety of built environment and policy topics in the area of housing, transportation, access to healthy foods, workforce development, transit, and parks and recreation. Katherine is also the founder of Creating Community Change Consulting, a consultant practice dedicated to helping communities make small changes to greatly improve the health of its citizens. She is an experienced HIA practitioner having led or advised on fourteen HIAs, as well as a national presenter and published author on the subject of HIA. Katherine has a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Policy and Planning from Appalachian State University.