Legislative Associate, Middle East Policy
Kate Gould is FCNL's lead lobbyist on Middle East policy. Kate has advocated on Middle East policy issues for more than six years and is one of only a handful of registered lobbyists in Washington, D.C. working to prevent war with Iran and support peace in Syria and Israel/Palestine. She represents FCNL on the board of Churches for Middle East Peace.
Kate's analysis on Middle East policy has appeared in The Guardian, USA Today, The Washington Times, The Washington Post, US News and World Report, The Hill, PBS Frontline’s Tehran Bureau,Jewish Telegraphic Agency and other national outlets.
Kate served as FCNL's foreign policy program assistant from 2007-2009. Her lobbying work at FCNL inspired her to seek first-hand knowledge of the impact of U.S. policies by working and traveling in the Middle East.
Kate studied International Relations and Political Science at Western Washington University and studied abroad in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Zanzibar/Tanzania. Kate is a member of the Friends Meeting in Washington, D.C.