Kathleen has a combined 25 years of experience in leadership with emphasis in strategic planning, facilitation, and coordination of inclusion initiatives in non-profit, church, school district and Fortune 500 organizations. Kathleen is an avid volunteer focusing her energy on social justice and stewardship of green space and currently serves as the Finance Chair for the Pease Park Conservancy and as Council District 5’s appointee for the Parks and Recreation Department Strategic Planning process. Kathleen is civically engaged in Austin and has held numerous leadership positions on community boards and task force groups and is an alumnus of the 2012 Class of Leadership Austin.
Kathleen is an avid outdoors junkie requiring frequent trips to her home state of New Mexico as well as other mountainous states. Her favorite Austin activities include cycling, weekly swims at Barton Springs and spending time in the greenbelt with her husband of 23 years, Brent and three children, Jack, Ben and Anna. Polo, the family Schnoodle, is always along for the adventure.