Kathryn is currently a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor~Supervisor (LADC-S) for the Community Addictions Recovery Enterprises (C.A.R.E.) for the State of Minnesota, in Fergus Falls since October 2018. She previously worked as a LADC counselor for Minnesota Health Fairview Program Serving Deaf, Hard of Hearing and DeafBlind Individuals and was there for over 11 years. She graduated from St. Catherine University's interpreter training program. She has worked as a program coordinator, program manager, in adult foster care, and supported living clinical coordinator for 15 years. During this time, she returned to college and received a degree in psychology and obtained licensure for alcohol and drug counseling (LADC). She is also the president of Deaf Can, Inc. She, along with Herman Fuechtmann and Mike Adams, opened the first collaborative sober living program with RS Eden for those in recovery who are Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing. This was made possible with help from MNCDHH, the Minnesota Department of Human Services Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Division (DHHSD), and a grant from the Alcohol and Drug Division of the State of Minnesota. She is also supervising Deaf Can, Inc.'s, Deaf Outreach Services (DOS). This program provides ILS/CADI, services under 245D licenses for the State of Minnesota. Kathryn can be found at her cabin in western Minnesota on most weekends and exploring Northwest Minnesota areas.
"It is important to me to serve on this board because…I believe together we CAN make a difference in our community." ~ Kathryn Rose