Ms. Cody was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. She graduated from McNary High School and received her B.S. degree from Oregon State University. Over the span of her 30+ year career in nonprofit management, fundraising and consulting she has served as Executive Director for the Salem Audubon Society, Cascade Festival of Music, Oregon Coast Association, Alzheimer’s Association-Oregon Chapter, and the Progeria Research Foundation. She has also provided nonprofit consulting services to over 40 organizations throughout Oregon and the New England area. She is a former member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and a past Board member of the Oregon AFP affiliate. Kathleen joined the Willamette Master Chorus team in 2016 and brings a vast amount of experience in organizational development, office operations, marketing and sales, public relations, event planning, grant writing and fundraising.