City Councillor for Somerset Ward 14
Catherine was elected to Ottawa City Council in 2014 and re-elected in October 2018. Catherine is committed to improving life for everyone in their community, including more affordable housing, better transit, child care, more trees, streets that are built for people, better public spaces, protecting our heritage, and supporting local business.
Catherine previously worked for City Councillors Alex Munter and Diane Holmes and later for MPs Ed Broadbent and Paul Dewar. They returned to City Hall as senior advisor to the Deputy City Manager.
Catherine trains regularly for and competes in cross-country and ultra-marathon running. They cycle year-round, walk to work, support local independent businesses, and are the proud adoptive parent of four Humane Society animals. They are also an avid volunteer.
Catherine lives with their wife and daughter near Preston Street in Somerset Ward.