Katie Strand is the Director of Operations for the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP). She brought a decade of experience to NAATP as a nonprofit operations executive, education provider, office manager, and relationship builder. Katie comes to NAATP from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) after years of overseeing the programs department and restructuring multiple divisions. She is also a Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) and brings extensive program planning experience.
Katie is North Dakota born and educated, but a Coloradan at heart through of her love of the outdoors and an active lifestyle. Her and her husband share a passion for world travel that has landed them in forty countries. Katie has traveled, studied and worked abroad, valuing adaptability, diversity and cross-cultural immersion.
As NAATP’s Director of Operations, Katie is responsible for membership, finances, annual conference coordination, and everyday operations of the office.