Kathy Williams Wright, Executive Director for the Ohio College Association (OCA) retired on March 31, 2009. A reception in her honor was held on Tuesday, March 24th from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. at The Blackwell Inn on the Ohio State University campus. Kathy had been with the OCA for over 20 years, and had been chief staff officer/Executive Director since 1985. Below, Kathy is pictured with David Hopkins, President of OCA and Wright State University at her retirement reception.
She holds a B.S. in Education, M.A. in Higher Education Policy & Leadership, and M.A. in Public Administration from the Ohio State University, and attained the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation in 1996. Active in national, statewide, church and community organizations, Kathy served on several Boards and committees including: the Board of Trustees of the Ohio Society of Association Executives; the Governing Board of the Ohio Academy of Science; and the Executive Board of the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ex officio) where she has been an invaluable contributor for over 20 years to our organization.