Kathy began her University of Iowa career as a Clerk Typist III at the Institute of Hydraulic Research in 1982. From 1986-2000, she worked as a Secretary IV at the Office of Statewide Clinical Education Programs, a unit of the UI College of Medicine Dean’s office. In February 2000, she joined the Public Policy administration staff as an Administrative Assistant I, and was promoted to Administrative Associate in 2005. Due to the PPC administration restructuring in 2014, she now oversees expenses for Transportation & Vehicle Safety Policy grants and produces comprehensive, financial reports and graphics for researchers in this division. Kathy also is the conference coordinator of the Driving Assessment conferences, a highly successful bi-annual event with international recognition and an outstanding reputation.