Kathy Pomroy is a consultant to non-profits and religious organizations, helping to build their management capacity and strengthen their grassroots.
Kathy was the Director of Organizing for Bread for the World in Washington, DC, for 23 years. She worked in cooperation with partners and Bread for the World local groups, members, churches, and staff to organize informed and effective citizen advocacy to alleviate hunger in this country and internationally. While at Bread, she supervised a large and diverse team of organizers, helped set policy and programmatic directions for the organization, managed campaigns, and served as the coordinator of national and regional conferences, the director of Bread’s Covenant Church program and the acting Vice President.
Before joining the staff of Bread for the World, Kathy worked in Minnesota for Church World Service, interpreting its worldwide role in relief, refugee resettlement and long-term development. She has also been an award-winning coach and teacher of debate and speech, an organizer and director of youth service agencies, and the manager of several political campaigns. Kathy has chaired and served on numerous national and state level boards and hunger task forces, including serving as an elected delegate to her denomination’s national assembly and the vice chair at the regional level. She is an accomplished writer and speaker.
Kathy’s undergraduate and graduate education was at the University of Minnesota in International Relations and Public Affairs.