Dear Loyal CATT Members,

The CATT office officially opened 6/12/20 in conjunction with Nevada County move to Stage 3 business reopenings.The health and safety of our membership and Truckee-Tahoe community continue to be top priority at this time. Staff communicates weekly industry updates and resources related to COVID-19. If you are interested in scheduling a meeting in the CATT office, please call ahead so we can ensure that CDC guidelines for workplaces are being followed. Attending CATT meetings remotely will continue to be offered as an option.


Kellie Cutler
Executive Director




Executive Director
Kellie Cutler -

Kellie brings 17 years of non-profit administrative and management experience from various organizations in the Reno Tahoe area. Previous Executive Director experience includes positions with Parasol Community Collaboration and North Tahoe Arts. Kellie will oversee CATT programs and initiatives, and coordinate staff activities with committees and the Board of Directors. In addition, Kellie will assume the role of Administrator for C.A.T.T. Community Project, CATT’s sponsored 501 c3 charitable organization.


Government Affairs Manager
Pat Davison -

Pat became CATT’s Government Affairs Manager in January 2018. Prior to that, Pat was CATT’s Executive Director, a position she held from 2005-2017.  Pat advocates for the Association on regulatory matters, works with the Local Government Affairs Committee, and is the Administrator for CATTPAC (CATT’s Political Action Committee). For almost 20 years prior to joining CATT, Pat worked for a variety of non-profit organizations representing private landowners and public land users.  Pat has extensive experience in grassroots lobbying, fundraising, membership development, public relations, and organizational management.


Membership & Events Manager
Peg Friesen -

In 2014, Peg joined the CATT team and brought more than 20 years of customer service, sales and marketing experience to the Association along with strong ties to the North Lake Tahoe and Truckee communities.  Peg’s responsibilities include designing and implementing the membership program to recruit new members and retain existing members.  This includes all application forms, brochures, advertising, and incentive contests.  Peg’s membership work is done in close coordination with the Membership Committee.  Additionally, Peg solicits ads for the CATT e-newsletter and website.



Office & Events Assistant
DemiRae Bacho -

DemiRae brings her experience as an event planner and marketing manager from her international corporate event planning position at EEG. DemiRae focuses on event registration and marketing content. She is also responsible for implementing the Jobs to Bid program, overseeing the Annual Awards competition, scheduling classes and updating the website. 


South Shore Local Government Affairs Manager
Natalie Yanish -

Natalie has a background in advocating for trade assocations, has been involved with many local government committees, and is passionate about policy making and land use issues. New to CATT, her role is advocacy on behalf of the South Shore CATT members. She has been working as a REALTOR for the past ten years in California & Nevada where she has advocated for property rights, development/redevelopment, and federal, state, and local issues. She is also an elected official as a Trustee on the Kingsbury General Improvement District. In 2015 Natalie was awarded a Master of Communication Management from the University of Southern California, which emphasized business adminstration, public relations, organizational strategy, and stakeholder engagement.