Kathy was born and raised in and around New York City. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s at University of Oregon. She worked for the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Bureau of Governmental Research and Service and the City of Springfield, Oregon. In 1989, she became the City Finance Director of the City of Newberg and retired in 2006. She serves on the Yamhill County Investment Committee, the Newberg Kiwanis Club, Newberg City Club, PEO, and St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, along with being active in Friendsview’s Springbrook Meadows neighborhood. Kathy has been married to Nick for over 45 years, has two married children and four grandchildren.