Kathy joined the Anoka Conservation District in May of 2005. She attended Anoka Technical College and has worked in the financial industry for over 15 years. Her regular responsibilities are general office support. Kathy Berkness administers the annual tree sale and is responsible for promotion of the District programs and distribution of public notices by use of several media formats. She maintains the District's financial records, collects accounts receivable and ensures compliance with annual reporting and grant applications for several state funding sources. Kathy is responsible for updating the website and computer network functions.