Katie is currently the youngest Republican Party county chair in Georgia and is the youngest female chair ever elected in Georgia at the age of 23. In her 5 months as chair, she has more than tripled the membership of Pickens County Republican Party and has reinstated the Teenage Republicans at Pickens County High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts in music from the University of North Georgia in 2017 and is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Mercer University in Atlanta. She has a passion for engaging young people in the Republican Party and using her experience in the mental health field to educate people on why the principles of the Republican Party and mental health go hand in hand. When she is not working or working with the GOP, she often plays the fiddle and sings for various bands and recordings.