Cathy Dow, Finance and Administration Director

Cathy Dow, Finance and Administration Director

Cathy joined the Mount St. Helens Institute in 2021 as our Finance and Administration Director. Cathy moved to Washington from Illinois, where she worked as the Business Manager for the River Alliance of Wisconsin before joining the Institute. Cathy’s a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional, who brings over 20 years of bookkeeping experience, with both nonprofits and small businesses to the Institute. Her passion for preserving wild places and her ability to find a spreadsheet for every and any occasion, help her excel in her role at the Institute. 

When Cathy’s not crunching numbers, she enjoys recreating outdoors year-round, spinning wool, and knitting.