About Cathy

Cathy Kipp lives in southeast Fort Collins. Cathy and her husband have twin 23-year-old sons. Cathy started actively volunteering in PSD schools when her boys entered Kindergarten, and she soon became an active volunteer at the school district level.

Cathy served as a locally elected member of the Poudre School District School Board from 2011 to 2019, also serving for a term as Board President. Cathy’s focuses on the board included starting monthly listening sessions to make sure the community’s voice was heard and leading the board in our education advocacy efforts at both the state and federal levels.

Cathy was elected by a vacancy committee to serve in the Colorado House in January of 2019.  She currently serves as State Representative of House District 52 where she serves on the House Education Committee, the House Energy and Environment Committee, as an Advisor to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, and as a member of the State Board of Equalization.

Cathy moved to Fort Collins in 1985 after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Information Science from the University of California and spent 12 years working as a database developer prior to leaving the workforce to raise her children.