Kathy Melley

Director, Communications

Kathy Melley has more than 20 years of experience working in the nonprofit, corporate and government sectors. Prior to joining Community Catalyst, Kathy served as Director of External Affairs at Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries in Boston, where she oversaw public relations, special events, and government relations. She also worked in public relations at Brodeur, a Boston-based PR agency, and served as a policy analyst in the Massachusetts State Senate. Kathy serves on the Board of Advisors of the Charlestown YMCA and chairs the Events Committee. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a master's degree from Boston University’s College of Communication.

Community Catalyst works to ensure consumer interests are represented wherever important decisions about health and the health system are made: in communities, courtrooms, statehouses and on Capitol Hill.