Katie Pfannenstiel was named an event management specialist in September of 2006, after previously serving within the Nebraska Events Office as a project assistant since 2004.
She assists with the day-to-day operations of the office, including visiting team guides, credentialing for football and postseason events. She also coordinates the scheduling and game-day event management for women's basketball, men's and women's gymnastics, women's swimming and diving, and softball, while also assisting with football and baseball.
A Lincoln native, Pfannenstiel (formerly Butzke) received a bachelor’s degree in sport management from Nebraska Wesleyan in 2003. She was also a four-year letterwinner as a softball player at Nebraska Wesleyan. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in educational administration at Nebraska.
An active member of the community, Pfannenstiel serves on the Girls and Women in Sports and Fitness Committee, assisting with National Girls and Women in Sport Day.
Katie is married to Dusty Pfannenstiel, and the couple welcomed the birth of a daughter, Margaret Ann, on May 23, 2014.