Kathleen has been a member of Democrats Abroad Philippines since 2016. She has a BA in languages and philosophy from the University of Illinois. She has taught Italian, German and English as a foreign language. She has lived in Italy, Kenya and now the Philippines doing volunteer work for the American women's clubs in those countries and working as a volunteer guide at the National Museum in Nairobi, Kenya.
Kathleen supports everyone exercising their right to vote and residency-based taxation.