was appointed by Mayor Edwin Lee to serve on the Board of Supervisors as the District 4 representative in February 2013, and was elected in November 2013.
Katy previously served as Supervisor Carmen Chu’s Legislative Aide for over five years, drafting legislation to create Neighborhood Commercial Districts for District 4 business corridors, increasing protections for victims of domestic violence, streamlining complex City contracting processes, facilitating prompt payment to City contractors, and instituting increased penalties for crimes committed in and around public transit.
As Legislative Aide, Katy served as an adviser on policy issues before the Board of Supervisors, analyzed legislation, served as lead staff in developing the City’s first two-year budget that balanced a $6.8 billion annual City budget and closed budget shortfalls of $380 million, and worked with District 4 neighbors and businesses to implement community improvement projects, including the completion of a pilot Storefront Improvement Project on Noriega and Taraval streets that improved 15 neighborhood businesses and created a model for small businesses Citywide. Katy also spearheaded efforts to assist small businesses in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, helping to create access for all San Franciscans and protect businesses.
Katy also served in Mayor Gavin Newsom’s administration in the Office of Public Policy & Finance where she led neighborhood involvement efforts in the development of the City’s first Community Justice Center.
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凱蒂曾經是前市参事朱嘉文的立法助理達五年多，她負責編寫下列立法草案， 包括為第4區商業走廊設立鄰里商務區， 為家庭暴力受害者增加保護，簡化市府複雜的契約過程, 更快速地支付市府的承包商, 和加重在公共交通設施內及周圍犯罪的處罰。
作為立法助理，凱蒂其中的公作是在 市参事委員前擔任政策顧問和分析法案。另外，她領導其她員工設計了市府的第一個為期兩年的財務預算， 平衡了68億美元的市府年度預算， 並處理了380萬美元的預算赤字。
她和第4區的鄰居與商戶實施各種改善社區的計劃，其中包括完成了一個在 Taraval街 和Noriega 街的美化店面試驗計劃， 有15家商戶因而受惠，更成為全三藩市小商業的模範。
凱蒂還帶頭幫助小商業遵守美國殘疾人士法例，方便所有三藩市市民, 並保護小商業, 避免他們違例受罰。
凱蒂也曾經在市長紐森 (Gavin Newsom)的公共政策與金融辦公室工作過，她帶領社居各界的參與並共同發展了三藩市首個社區司法中心 。