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Kathy Moore, MSW
Executive Director

Profile | Kathy Moore has worked in the domestic violence and sexual assault movement for nearly 25 years. After serving as Executive Director for a dual DV and SA organization in Oregon, Kathy relocated to California in 2005, where she continued her work in the field serving as an independent consultant assisting domestic violence and sexual assault programs with organizational development activities, meeting facilitation, grant proposals, curriculum development and training projects, and other capacity-building contracts.

She worked with the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, initially as the Empowerment Evaluator for a CDC-funded DELTA primary prevention project, then serving as Associate Director responsible for managing operations and overseeing the capacity-building and membership programs. In 2014 Kathy was tapped to lead the coalition as its’ Executive Director where she presently oversees a team of 10 creative and dedicated staff leading the domestic violence movement in California.

Over the course of her career, Kathy has worked on a number of research and evaluation projects including the DELTA primary prevention project and an NIJ-funded research project for the Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence. She led evaluations of a statewide LGBTQ access project for the California Department of Public Health and a faith-based prevention initiative for Transforming Communities: Technical Assistance and Training Center.

Kathy has also authored domestic violence reports for Blue Shield of California Foundation and the California Office of Emergency Services. Combining her programmatic experience and her passion for outcome evaluation, Kathy is a skilled trainer providing numerous educational sessions on program evaluation, data collection and analysis, as well as continuous quality improvement for domestic violence and sexual assault programs throughout the state.

Kathy double-majored in Social Work and Psychology earning a BS from the University of Portland. She then went on to obtain an MSW degree with a concentration in social service administration and outcome evaluation from Portland State University.

In addition to these degrees, Kathy is trained in the Technology of Participation facilitation methods by the Institute of Cultural Affairs, and also possesses a certificate in non-profit financial management from the Institute for Nonprofit Management.