She holds a BA in Sociology from William Jewell College and a BA in Elementary Education from UMKC. Caring for others is an important part of her life, as Kathy has served as a VISTA volunteer with Habitat KC, and as site managers for a transitional housing program and a school-age center. She’s been a classroom teacher, piano teacher and a child care training coordinator. Kathy serves as a part-time Administrative Coordinator with SchoolSmart KC. Kathy has been married for 30 years and has three teenage children. She loves to sing and garden.