A Registered Dietitian for more than 30 years, Kathy oversees food service operating systems and support services including nutrition, information technology, meal plan administration and standards. Kathy manages a team of Registered Dietitians, technology managers, the food & occupational safety manager, graduate nutrition students and interns, and administers the MHealthy Program for Michigan Dining.

Additionally, Kathy has extensive experience as a production manager, including menu planning, inventory and purchasing. In previous roles as a rehabilitation dietitian and clinical dietitian, Kathy designed special menus, provided nutrition consultations, and developed training and outreach classes in nutrition and clinical diets.

Over the past few years, Kathy has been working with Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) on a national level to develop guidelines for managing food allergies in higher education. She earned a degree in Dietetics from the University of Northern Colorado and completed her Dietetic Internship at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Chicago.