Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Catherine attended Michigan State University for her bachelor’s, then later earned a master’s degree in public policy from George Mason University outside of Washington, D.C. She was the program manager for the last year focused offering meaningful educational opportunities for North Kent Connect clients. Catherine also collaborates with our market manager to expand access to fresh local produce to clients.
She looks forward to growing with North Kent Connect to better support families throughout northern Kent County.
Fun Facts about Catherine
- What is your favorite quote?
“Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now. You are not obliged to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it.” – The Talmud
- What can’t you live without?
Plants – both to eat and to grow.
- What do you do in your spare time?
I enjoy gardening, cooking, and reading.