Biography

Kat Wentworth is an Occupational Safety Specialist who works with the Directorate and Operations groups at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Kat serves as Chair of Berkeley Lab’s Safety Culture Work Group and believes that creating a stronger safety culture does not just improve safety; it also can benefit productivity, staff retention, and the overall organizational culture.

Kat lead Berkeley Lab’s initiative to improve the Flexible Work Option Policy and Procedure, thus supporting an increased use of the telecommuting option. Kat is an active member of the Lab’s Lambda Alliance and All Access Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).

Kat is a graduate of UCSC, has 19 years of service with Berkeley Lab, and taught a reproductive health course for UCSF’s second year medical students for 17 years. As a second year delegate, she looks forward to collaborating with delegates from UC campuses, so that we are not all working hard in isolation to “reinvent the wheel.”

Contact Information

Name: Kat Wentworth
Phone: 510-219-5536
Email:hkwentworth@lbl.gov