Kathleen has a passion working with projects and organizations that are vital to the quality of life in the community. She was raised in Appleton and graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Education. She taught elementary school in Appleton for several years until starting a family.
Past community involvement includes serving as the Interim Director of the Fox Cities Children’s Museum upon its start-up and later as Chairman of the Board of Directors, volunteer leadership with the ACES/Xavier Educational system, Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors and an employee of Make-A-Wish Wisconsin.
She is currently in her 4th term on the Appleton Common Council and serves on the Human Resources & Information Technology Committee and is the Chairman of the Finance Committee and the current President of the Council.