Kara lives in Charlton with her husband Steve and their three children. Prior to moving to Charlton, Kara lived in Southbridge and was a member of the Board of Assessors for many years. She also fulfilled a three-year term on the Southbridge School Committee, serving two years as Vice-Chairperson. She also sat on various Superintendent Search Committees and held the offices of Secretary, Vice-President and President on the Southbridge Elementary PTA.
Kara holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Anselm College and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Nichols College. She has also taken graduate–level courses at Our Lady of the Elms College. She is currently the ESL Teacher/Coordinator at Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School and has volunteered for the past two years at the Bay Path Education Foundation Annual Golf Tournament.
As a board member of the Dudley Charlton Education Foundation, Kara is committed to enriching the education of all students in the Dudley-Charlton Regional School District.