Kathy Morton-McMahon was born and raised in Emporium, graduated from Cameron County High School, and is an alumna of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Kathy’s diverse professional work and volunteer experiences has afforded her the opportunity to develop leadership skills, exceptional client service skills, and effective organizational and office administration skills. Most recently, Kathy served as an elected Elk County Auditor where she prepared and reviewed financial reports. She was pro-active in improving the annual county auditing process as to both scope and thoroughness and implemented new and improved procedures to assure accuracy and integrity with the numerous accounts audited. As an Elk County Auditor, Kathy was active with the Pennsylvania State Association of County Auditors, including serving on the audit committee in 2017, as the Deputy Secretary of the Association for the 2018-2019 term, and as a member of the Executive Board. As Deputy Secretary, Kathy was responsible for developing and obtaining approval of continuing education credits in the field of county auditing with the Pennsylvania Department of State. Kathy enjoys being an active volunteer at the Christian Food Bank in St. Marys since 2013, Guardian Angel Center in Kersey since 2015, and a presenter for the Junior Achievement Program at the Johnsonburg Elementary School for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 school year. She is an active member of Women Who Care. Kathy resides in Ridgway with her family. Her passions in life, besides her family, are helping others, particularly those in need, and working out.