Kate O'Quinn, Durham Regional Chair
Kate became a member of the Catholic Women’s League from the age of 16 (a Birthday gift from her mother!!) In September of 2001, Kate became an active executive member in St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Oshawa, as Education Committee Chair, 1st Vice President and President Elect, before becoming President for the 2012 – 2014 term. She is very blessed to be working with such amazing, dedicated, faith-filled women in her Parish Council! Kate is currently Past President of St. Joseph the Worker.
Kate keeps active in the CWL with organizing many events, including the annual Bazaar, Family Turkey Dinner and Irish Pub Night. Kate is very active in her parish – she was a member of the Parish Council and was also involved with the music ministry and the Children’s Liturgy. She is also on the Board of Directors for Catholic Family Services of Durham and acts as their Fundraising Chair.
Kate is a retired Catholic School Principal who spent 30 years in her teaching vocation with the Durham Catholic District School Board. Kate and her husband Manny have two wonderful boys and daughter-in-law and one grandson.
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