Kaat Vander Straeten
Kaat is a member of the Wayland Energy and Climate Committee, a co-founder of Transition Wayland (an MCAN Chapter), and a key leader in Wayland’s two successful Solarize Mass campaigns. With Ellen, Kaat started MassEnergize in 2017. Since 2010 her full-time activism has followed the Transition Towns view that the local is the key to resilience because the local is personal and the local is everywhere. In 2015 she received Wayland’s Lydia Maria Child Award for her service to the town in all things green.