Cate Berard is an Environmental Protection Specialist in the Office of Sustainable Environmental Stewardship (AU-21). Cate supports Departmental implementation of federal sustainability requirements for electronics stewardship, data centers, and Environmental Management Systems. In her former position at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cate was the Program Manager for the Federal Electronics Challenge, a partnership program that encouraged federal agencies to implement green IT practices. Cate holds a B.S. from James Madison University and an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University.