Katy Byrnes Kaiser

Director of Communications

UW Colleges & UW-Extension

In her role as Director of Communications, Katy Byrnes Kaiser works closely with the chancellor and the chancellor’s Cabinet on day-to-day and long-range/strategic issues of all kinds including internal and external communications, media and community relations, branding and awareness, and more for both UW Colleges and UW-Extension. Before coming to UWCX in 2015, Katy worked for a statewide higher education nonprofit association in administration and communications for ten years, and did fundraising and development for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County as well as a year of AmeriCorps prior to that.