Katharine Nesslage

Katharine brings first-hand nonprofit sector and association experience to her work as Director of Membership & Conferences, plus many years of service in the trenches of nonprofit event planning. As an integral member of the NRMC team, Katharine’s responsibilities include supporting client engagements and developing practical educational resources for Affiliate Members, including articles, infographics, webinars and online courses. 

Katharine has worked for medical, legal, recreation, and oil & gas industry nonprofit associations helping to support their missions. She understands and appreciates risk-taking and risk management throughout the cycle of meeting planning and implementation. Katharine holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from Virginia Tech and recently earned the Certified in Exhibition Management designation.   

When not working on member and client projects at NRMC, Katharine enjoys taking risks and learning new things in her personal life. She has traveled to Italy to see the ruins of Pompeii, learned to ride a motorcycle, and recently logged 8,500 miles on a coast-to-coast motorcycle trip which included stops in 25 states, Vancouver, British Columbia and 10 national parks.