Cathy has spent most of her career in Education, during which she engaged with learners at every level. In her positions at graduate and undergraduate postsecondary institutions, she worked with adult learners in professionally oriented programs. Cathy has overseen the design, development, delivery, and assessment of professional programs taught face-to-face and/or online. She has worked in administration at a variety of educational institutions, and she has presented at 20+ national and regional conferences. In December 2020, she was elected Secretary of the DEC.