Kathy is the Secretary of the Montclair Foundation and has held many positions on the Board of Management of Van Vleck House & Gardens, chairing the Nominating Committee, serving on the Capital Campaign Implementation Committee, the Education Committee, helping with the fundraisers and is on the Advisory Board. Her Junior League of Montclair-Newark training and experience led her into many philanthropic opportunities. She is also a trustee of the Albert Payson Terhune Foundation. Born and raised in a Chicago suburb, Kathy graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Drake University, married her college sweetheart, John and moved to Verona, NJ, where they raised two daughters and still reside.
She was the Tri-State sales representative of a leather luggage company, represented local artists selling to residential and commercial properties and sold real estate, allowing her the flexibility of raising her children and volunteering in their schools.