Kathie has been the Director of Parents' Place since 2009. Kathie's career has traveled down many roads including 10 years as Auditor for the Port of Woodland and 13 years as the Community Liaison for Woodland School District. Kathie has been involved in her community in many volunteer positions including Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, Jaycees, Little League, Woodland Mobile Meals and United Way. Working for the schools and Parents' Place has made early learning a huge passion and priority.
Kathie has been married to her husband Jim for 45 years. They have two daughters and one son. They also have ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family. She is an avid sports enthusiast and loves the Blazers, Mariners and Seahawks. When she isn't rooting for those teams she roots for the Blues, Cardinals, Mizzou Tigers and Rams all from her place of birth-Missouri.