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Communications Committee

The Communications Committee promotes the Chapter and its activities, programs and chapter meetings to the membership, interested public and the media. The Committee develops and issues a newsletter to the membership, develops and maintain the Chapter’s website and works with the Membership Officer to maintain the Chapter’s mailing lists.  The Communications Committee also manages the Chapter’s social media channels and uses them to connect with or cross promote events and information with other SWEP chapters or other outside organizations. 

Katie Kovalchik

Katie Kovalchik is the Trail Development Project Manager at Friends of the Riverfront. She has a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Penn State University and is a licensed Landscape Architect in Pennsylvania and New York. Previously, Katie worked for a private landscape architecture firm in Pittsburgh, focusing on parks design and trail and greenway planning. Katie has worked on a variety of riverfront park and trail projects throughout Pennsylvania. She believes that improving a community’s quality of life and creating vibrant places starts with providing people with equitable access to their open spaces, trails and riverfronts. Within every project, Katie focuses on working with people in their places to ensure the civic space is a true reflection of its community, culture, diversity and residents. So far in her career, Katie has been fortunate enough to work on multiple park and trail projects that are shaping and further connecting the riverfronts in the Pittsburgh region. Aside from her career, Katie enjoys exploring the sights and sounds of Pittsburgh, traveling with her husband, hiking with her dog and flyfishing for trout.

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