Kata Sharrer

Kata RishelKata Sharrer is an Engineering Technician at the Freshwater Institute. Kata received her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from Shepherd University in 2004. She is currently working towards a Master of Science in Environmental Biology from Hood College.

Over the ten years that Kata has been at the Institute, she has worked on projects ranging from waste management research to environmental education outreach. She has developed a number of skills vital to the Institute’s function, gaining competency in water quality sampling and analysis, graphic arts, and photography. Kata is highly skilled with Adobe Creative Suite software, and is an AutoCAD 2012 Certified Professional.

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Mrs. Sharrer pauses during a routine check of the health of the Institute’s pilot bioreactor

You can contact Kata by e-mail at k.sharrer@freshwaterinstitute.org or by phone at (304)-876-2208 ext.209.