Kate Cargill

Kate Cargill

Term: Dec. 2017

Kate Cargill has lived in West Deptford for 13 years with her husband, Bob, and three daughters, Sami, Sydney and Jordan.  Kate received an Associate degree from Community College of Philadelphia 1988, a BBA in Management from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business (Evening, 1992), and an MBA in Accounting from Kennesaw State University (2001). Her past work experience includes an administrative position at the University of PA where she worked directly with faculty and students. She has had temporary accounting positions performing financial analysis and pension benefit calculations, accounts payable, payroll, and internal audit. From 2007-2010 she worked for a local church as its Communications Coordinator. Currently, Kate works part time performing the accounting and communication functions of her husband's bioengineering consulting business.  Kate previously served for two years as the president of the WD Band Parents' Association, and is an active member of both the WDMS and the WDHS PTOs.

"A position on the BOE is an important one. As stewards entrusted by the community with school funds, the Board must strike a balance between those funds and our school district's educational goals. Board members must strive to ensure that every dollar spent supports students in realizing their potential. We want kids to dream big, and so we've got to make tough - but sound and well-informed - choices that motivate and provide lifelong tools and skills that help them to achieve those dreams. Education is an exceptional endeavor, in that, as a community, we really are all in this together. We all have a stake in its outcome - our future."



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