Patricia Abreu, Executive Director

We are very excited that Pat has agreed to lead Town Cats into the future as our Executive Director. She has spent the past ten years working hard as a volunteer for Town Cats to save lives, place friendly cats in good homes, promote trap/neuter/return for community cats, and educate the public on cat issues.

She has filled many roles at Town Cats, as President of the Board of Directors, adoption counselor, event partner, foster, adoption, and volunteer coordinator, fundraiser, spokesperson, veterinarian liaison, volunteer recruiter, WeCare Community partner, and foster parent (specializing in special needs cats). Pat’s life mission is to help all cats be healthy, safe, and happy, and she believes Town Cats is the right place for her to do this work.

Kathleen Marvin, Communications Manager

The role of Communications Manager is responsible for creating and editing content for social media, including e-blasts, e-newsletters, website content, marketing newsletters, brochures, subscription mailing materials, and print and digital campaigns for Town Cats. Kathleen is also responsible for developing and implementing online fundraising and animal adoption campaigns, and building and maintaining the Town Cats Facebook presence to enhance public awareness and interaction with the website.

Kathleen is also an executive coach and organizational consultant for entrepreneurial organizations focused on social benefit. She has coached and consulted with nonprofits including Second Harvest, Ronald McDonald House, JW House, Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley, Palo Alto Community Childcare, IISME (Industry Initiatives for Science & Math Education), Science is Elementary, Springboard Forward, and EHC Lifebuilders.  Her work history also includes experience as an executive at Sun Microsystems, Autodesk, Apple, and Adobe Systems. She has an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from John F. Kennedy University and a B.A. in Psychology from Antioch University. She wants to help Town Cats evolve to help even more cats live healthy, happy lives. She has always lived with cats, and has two very spoiled Main Coons.