Katie Robertson Shaddix
Katie Robertson Shaddix, Communications/Office Manager, coordinates the Cahaba River Society’s Web and print communications, handles administrative logistics, assists with financial management, event planning, membership, and maintains the membership database.
Katie is an Alabama native who has spent her entire life in and around Alabama waterways, learning to swim in rivers before she could walk around them. She grew up in the Cahaba watershed and earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Montevallo and a master’s from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
She is passionate about helping people and animals. She has previously worked as the Development and Communications Coordinator for the Alabama Rivers Alliance and Director of Marketing for the Greater Birmingham Humane Society and is an active volunteer for numerous environmental and animal-related nonprofits. She lives on Ruffner Mountain in Birmingham with her husband, daughter, and a small menagerie of pets and foster animals. In her spare time, she enjoys being in nature and on the water as much time as possible.