Board Chair, Employment Relations Board
Kathryn earned her B.A. at Johnston College, University of Redlands, and her J.D. from Willamette University College of Law. She worked as an Administrative Law Judge for the Employment Relations Board, the Public Utility Commission, and on contract with numerous state agencies. Kathryn also worked for both the City of Salem and the State of Oregon as a Labor Relations Manager. Finally, from May 2006 through February 2012, she was a Senior Assistant Attorney General with the Oregon Department of Justice, advising state agencies on labor and employment matters. Kathryn was appointed to the Employment Relations Board effective March 1, 2012, and became Board Chair on January 7, 2013.