Katherine Antos is the Implementation and Evaluation Team Leader at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program Office. She works with federal, state, and local governments to develop and implement strategies to reduce the nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment that create harmful algal blooms and hypoxic dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay each year. She also serves as EPA’s stormwater liaison for the Chesapeake Bay Program Office. Katherine was a finalist for the Partnership for Public Service’s Service to America Medal for her work overseeing the creation and evaluation of Watershed Implementation Plans, which allowed EPA to establish the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for the Chesapeake Bay.
Katherine joined EPA in 2007 and worked for two years in EPA’s Office of Water before transferring to the Chesapeake Bay Program Office. Katherine earned her Master’s in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2007 and her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Brown University in 2003. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and son.