Vice President of Programs and Operations
Katie Lineweaver Robinson is the vice president of programs and operations at the Electrification Coalition. In her position, she is responsible for developing and implementing programmatic and municipal strategies to leverage electrification efforts. Katie collaborates with public, private, philanthropic, and non-profit partners to coordinate the efficient execution of electric vehicle and charging station deployment. In this role, she has supported 25 cities with deep technical support, developed transportation electrification roadmaps for the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and raised millions of dollars to support EV programming.
Prior to her work at the EC, Katie served as the director of the City of Indianapolis Office of Sustainability. Among her accomplishments in this role, she led the City’s first sustainability and resilience strategic plan, Thrive Indianapolis. Included in this critical planning phase for the City, was an update to Marion County’s FEMA-apporved Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, which she led on behalf of the Cities of Indianapolis, Beech Grove, Lawrence, Southport, and Speedway. For the first time in its’ history, the Marion County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan included actions to mitigate against the impacts of Climate Change. For this, she successfully developed an aggressive stakeholder engagement strategy focused on the hardest-to-reach populations and reached a record-breaking 265,000 people. She also led the “It’s My City” initiative, a three-year, $5 million effort to make the City of Indianapolis cleaner, greener, and more beautiful.
Katie also served as a progejct consultant at CORE Planning Strategies, which manages facility planning and capital improvement projects for various private, non-profit, healthcare, and public-sector clients. In her position, she directed strategic facility planning and stakeholder engagement processes for clients and established facility strategies to align with their organizational goals.
She is a government relations and development expert with a proven ability to build consensus, forge strategic alliances, and influence decision-making, all while ensuring details are managed. She brings experience in economic development, government relations, sustainability and resilience, public policy, fundraising, and disaster mitigation planning. Katie thoroughly understands how cities operate and what it takes to complete projects successfully.
Katie resides in Indianapolis with her daughter. They love exploring the city and making it a better place to live, work, and play.