Catherine Noyes Carter

Senior Consultant

Ms. Carter has a background in public administration and environmental management, and possesses extensive research and analytical skills. Her expertise lies in the areas of strategic planning, conducting assessments of organizational effectiveness practices, compiling and analyzing data, and benchmarking. Since joining RFC, she has participated in numerous financial and management water, wastewater and stormwater studies.  Ms. Carter is active in the water and wastewater industry, having presented at several conferences and co-authored two recent articles on long-term rate increases in Journal AWWA. Ms. Carter also co-authored a chapter entitled "Public Outreach and Gaining Stakeholder Commitment," for the Fourth Edition of the industry guidebook, Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: The Changing Landscape. Prior to working at RFC, Ms. Carter was a senior fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Development. Ms. Carter has an MPA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and an MEM from Duke University.