As Program Coordinator, Katie Mitten organizes coalition and community engagement meetings and educational events and supports the coordination of the Hogg Foundation Mental Health Policy Academy. Before joining Texans Care for Children, Katie worked at the Austin Child Guidance Center and Feeding Texas, providing program coordination. Additionally, she served as an AmeriCorps volunteer with Teach for America and Communities and Schools prior to coming to Texans Care for Children. Katie has her Bachelor’s degree and Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. While pursuing her Master’s degree Katie was a policy intern with Texans Care for Children during the 2013 legislative session.