Kate Lancaster, Ph.D., CPA, CPD, ISSP-SA. Kate recently retired as an associate professor from Humboldt State University, School of Business where she taught sustainable business and accounting at the undergraduate and graduate level. She worked with students to help numerous businesses explore and measure their sustainability (environmental, social, and economic) footprint. Kate has served as a North Coast Cooperative board member and was actively involved in numerous HSU-related sustainability endeavors. An Arcata resident, Kate and her husband incorporate permaculture principles as stewards of their urban farm.