Dr. Kath Williams has a diverse background in sustainability and high-performance building standards—from sustainability master plans for development and infrastructure, new/renovation construction projects, to operations and maintenance plans and policies.
Since founding Kath Williams + Associates in Bozeman in 1999, she has worked on 137 sustainable building projects around the world, including three National Guard Training Centers in Montana. Twelve of her projects earned LEED-Platinum, the highest level of certification.
During her tenure as Assistant to the Vice President of Research at Montana State University (MSU), Kath came to work in green buildings, served as Vice Chair of the U.S. Green Building Council for six years, and was elected President of World Green Building Council for three terms. Kath was honored to be named as the first Fulbright Senior Specialist in Sustainability.
Kath is a graduate of Montana State University (Ed.D. in Adult Education), The Ohio State University (MA as a Kiplinger Public Affairs Reporting Fellow), and Ohio University (BS in Journalism). She has completed post-graduate work at Stanford University and worked with the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) at the Hoover Institute.
Kath gave six years of service on the Board of Trustees for the Museum of the Rockies with two of those years as president. She is married to Dale Williams, owner of Williams Gallery, Inc., a Vietnam-era US Air Force veteran. They raised their two sons in Bozeman.
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