Ohio - Board Member
Kathy began her career working with the Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services, working with clients in need of public assistance.
In 1992, Kathy started with Epilepsy Alliance Ohio. Kathy’s passion was working with individuals with developmental disabilities and an opportunity became available with Epilepsy Alliance Ohio, in helping their residential facilities become Medicaid certified. Kathy worked as the QMRP in 3 of the facilities and eventually became the Director of Residential Services. While in that role, Kathy became increasingly involved in fundraising and started the Mardi Gras Gala. Kathy assumed the role of Executive Director in 2007 and oversees 63 wonderful people on staff. Kathy successfully managed the merger of the Epilepsy Foundation of Central Ohio into Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, becoming Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Cincinnati and Columbus. Kathy played an integral part on the negotiation team with Epilepsy Foundation Affiliates and the National Organization, working hard to represent the affiliates interest.
In 2018, Kathy lead her organization is disaffiliating from Epilepsy Foundation of America, to become Epilepsy Alliance Ohio. She worked collaboratively with 7 other organizations to form and become a Founding Member of Epilepsy Alliance America.