Katie Hill, legal services associate at the University of Georgia River Basin Center, has been named one of 33 participants in the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership’s 2018 class. These individuals will join a diverse network of statewide leaders consistently collaborating to solve Georgia’s environmental challenges. IGEL is a nonprofit dedicated to yearly collaboration among a diverse network of statewide leaders working to solve Georgia’s environmental challenges.
The IGEL experience is a personal and professional development program that takes class participants through multiple sessions around the state, exposing them to the pressing environmental concerns as well as the vast potential, that exist in each region of Georgia. The program emphasizes hands-on learning opportunities to master new skills through practice.
Hill, an attorney who has been on the River Basin Center staff since receiving her Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Georgia, has worked on numerous projects to help Georgia communities plan and manage environmental issues. Her publications include Local Wetland Programs: A Guide for Georgia Communities, Decentralized Wastewater Management: A Guidebook for Georgia Communities, Valuing Conservation Easements: A Guide for Georgia Tax Assessors and Wastewater Management in Coastal Georgia.