Kathlyn spent 36+ years as an educator in administration, and at college and university levels. She worked 20+ years as an administrator in Poway Unified School District. She has held leadership and advisory positions locally, statewide and nationally in service and professional organizations, including the Kiwanis Club of Poway, the First 5 Commission, and Departments of Education. She has been a long-term volunteer with Friends of Poway Library.
Kathlyn has supported the arts throughout her life with experience in choral, band, symphony, and professional productions. She has been a passionate contributor and supporter of the local arts and Poway OnStage, and has worked extensively with corporate sponsors to help expand access to quality arts and education experiences in the community.
Kathlyn has a BA in Speech Pathology and Audiology, MEd in Counseling, and an EdS in Education Administration. She is a long-time resident of North County San Diego, in Poway, Rancho Bernardo, and Fallbrook. Her children and grandchildren are PUSD graduates and continue to live and work in the Poway community. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, and attending theater and musical productions throughout San Diego County.