|Address||837 E. Windsor Ave |
Phoenix, Arizona , United States
Oct 09, 2018 06:14pm
|Info||Katie is from Phoenix, Arizona, and graduated from Seton Catholic in 1988. She went on to get her Bachelor of Social Work from Northern Arizona University in 1992 and her Master of Social Work from Arizona State University in 1995. |
She has been a professional social worker for 16 years. She currently works for Sojourner Center, the largest domestic violence shelter in the United States. As Director of Government Relations, she is responsible for ensuring compliance with nearly $4 million in government contracts, is involved in several community-wide domestic violence and homeless coordination efforts, and works to engage domestic violence survivors in the legislative process and social action.
Katie serves as a Commissioner on the Phoenix Women’s Commission, the Phoenix Human Services Commission, and is the chair of the Maricopa County Merit System Commission. She is on the board of Political Action for Candidate Election of the Arizona chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, and is adjunct faculty in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Paradise Valley Community College. Katie is a graduate of Valley Leadership's Leadership Institute (2003), Emerge Arizona’s candidate training program (2004), and the Center for Progressive Leadership's Political Leaders Fellowship program (2007).
In addition to the above duties, Katie has served as the chair of the District 15 Democrats and has been a volunteer with the Arizona Democratic Party and on several campaigns.
Outside of her professional life, Katie enjoys spending time with her family. She has been married to Pat Goodman for 13 years and they have two amazing children: Sam, age 10, and Hannah, age 7.