Catherine grew up outside Chicago (Hinsdale), went Mt. Holyoke, chef school, and worked as a professional chef in San Francisco. She and her husband worked and traveled all over the US until relocating and settling for good in Boulder 11 years ago. They have two daughters, 19 and 16. She has her own real estate group with Compass, rated in Boulder’s top 20 by volume. Catherine has been active on the Whittier PTA Board and successfully raised funds to augment dwindling state and BVSD funds. She has also been active in other non-profits, including UUCB, PEO, and SheO, all of which have a strong educational orientation.