Kate grew up in Thornton and has been a teacher in the community for over a decade. She is running for city council because she wants to expand on the work she has already began as a teacher who has been able to positively impact students and families. Over the years, Kate has served on boards and commissions in Thornton ranging from arts and culture to recommending funding to programs that meet people’s basic needs. Kate is proud to be multiracial. Her dad her Japanese-American and her mom is British/Mexican-American. She believes in equity and inclusion and will continue to fight for all people in her community.
As Thornton continues to grow, Kate is the leader who will listen and represent her community with respect, compassion, and a solution-oriented focus. Her love, passion, and understanding of the community will greatly assist her in advocating for every person in the community.