Meet Our Facilitators

We’re thrilled to announce that Katie Harbath, CtK.Campfire Fellow Cohort I, and Jeff Casimir, Karasser, are co-facilitating the 3rd Annual CtK.Jake’s Retreat! The Retreat will be held at The Loft in Washington D.C. October 5-6. A few spaces are still available, register today!

Now, meet our facilitators!


Katie Harbath

Katie Harbath is the Public Policy Director for Global Elections at Facebook where she’s led Facebook's efforts in elections around the world since 2014. Prior to Facebook, Katie was the Chief Digital Strategist at the National Republican Senatorial Committee. She previously led digital strategy in positions at DCI Group and the Republican National Committee. Katie is a board member of the Atlantic Council, was named one of the top 50 people to watch in politics by Politico in 2014 and a Rising Star by Campaigns and Elections magazine in 2009.

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Jeff Casimir

Jeff is an expert facilitator and teacher with deep experience in social justice, education, technology, and entrepreneurship. His career started with Teach for America, teaching and helping run DC Public Schools and DC Charter schools for seven years. In 2009 he moved into accelerated adult education, establishing one of the first software "bootcamps" with LivingSocial in DC. Now in Denver, he serves as the Executive Director of the Turing School of Software & Design where they enable students to find personal freedom through high-impact careers.