Kathy graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1996 with a B.A. in Economics. After working in the fields of public service and medical staffing, she took time off to raise her three boys in Lafayette. As a parent of children with special needs, she began working with BVSD as a special education paraeducator and became a school representative for BVSD Special Education Advisory Council. She returned to school and recently completed her M.A. in Special Education at the University of Phoenix in 2017. In her spare time, you can usually spot find her out with her family and golden retriever enjoying the trails and visiting National Parks.