Ms. Kathleen “Kat” Santrock is the Project Coordinator for Dr. Joe Fox, Chair for Marine Resource Development at the Harte Research Institute (HRI). She received her B.A. degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. Kat has worked for the university since 2001 in various departments including accounts payable, travel, Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science before coming to HRI in 2013. Kat has previously worked as HRI’s travel coordinator before being promoted to Business Coordinator I in June of 2018 as part of the HRI Administrative Support Team. She will be tracking expenses for Dr. Fox’s grants, assisting with reports, purchasing items as requested, preparing travel, and reconciling procurement card purchases for the department.