Served for senior moderate Democratic senator. Managed Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Aviation and Space portfolio. Campaign liaison between then-candidate Joe Biden’s national team, Arizona team and surrogates.
Kate Gonzales served as a legislative aide in the House office of then-Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ) and moved with her to the Senate, where she served as a policy advisor handling the space, science, agriculture, energy, environment and natural resources portfolio. Kate was the office liaison to the Senate Commerce Committee and managed the senator’s role as ranking member of the Commerce Subcommittee on Aviation and Space. During her time in the Senate, Kate oversaw the drafting and introduction of multiple pieces of legislation, and evaluated their impacts on businesses and constituents.
Now, as a member of the Energy, Environment & Resource Strategies (EERS) Group, Kate provides clients insight into Democratic priorities and fresh intelligence on where and when policy is likely to move. She is highly skilled at developing compelling messaging for moderate Democrats and Republicans, critical voting blocks in a narrowly divided Congress.
Between her roles on the Hill, Kate served as director of trips in Arizona for “Joe Biden for President,” where she directed campaign events for surrogates and leveraged her knowledge of Arizona and the West to develop policy briefs that communicated Biden’s goals in ways that resonated with target audiences.