Katie Epperly, Administrative and Special Events Coordinator

Katie joined the MAX team in March of 2024 as the Administrative and Special Events Coordinator. Her main responsibilities include event planning for national and regional conferences, communications and content creation for newsletters, press releases, and updating the MAX website. She is also responsible for the coordination of major projects as well as daily office management. She will also be working with the Director of Q-labs to help establish the administrative infrastructure for this new unit. Katie also serves as the assistant to Tripti Sinha, MAX’s Executive Director and AVP/Chief Technology Officer of the Division of Information Technology at UMD. She earned her B.S. in Political Science from Radford University in 1998.