• Board Governance
  • Leadership Development
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Succession Planning

Kate K.

Nonprofit Consulting


Texas Christian University - BA Political Science and Music
University of California, Hastings College of the Law - JD


Kate Kalstein has devoted her entire career to strengthening nonprofit organizations through leadership, advocacy and the law. An attorney with more than 10 years professional experience, Kate provides board governance, research and planning services to non-profit clients to enable them to focus on progress. Her engagements include organizational assessment and coaching; comprehensive strategic planning services; work to develop improved board structure, policy development and meeting practices; research and writing; and meeting facilitation. 

Prior to becoming an independent consultant in 2009, Kate served as Legislative Counsel to the California Judges Association and Director of Policy and Planning at the Edgewood Center for Children and Families in San Francisco. She received her law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Today, Kate is based in Denver, Colorado where she is an active member of the Consultants’ Leadership Forum sponsored by The Denver Foundation and CausePlanet, and a mentor with the City Year Denver Women’s Leadership Initiative. Kate is also a Commissioner with Serve Colorado, the state commission on community service, following her appointment by Governor John Hickenlooper in fall 2015.