Kate Abel has lived in Dormont for over 25 years, where she attended Keystone Oaks School District, graduating in 2005. Kate studied Sport, Art, and Entertainment Management and Political Science at Point Park University, and spent two summers in the Washington Summer Semester Program at American University, interning for NBC Washington, the National Breast Cancer Coalition, and Americans for Democratic Action. For the last 5 years she has worked in fundraising and consulting with a number of local non-profits and state and local political campaigns. Elected to council in 2015, Kate serves as Chair of the Public Safety/Public Service Committee, and is a member of the Recreation and Community Affairs Committee. In addition to her work on Council, she is a member of the Dormont Democratic Committee, Dormont VFW Entertainment Committee, the Young Elected Officials Network, the Young Democrats of Allegheny County, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and the American Association of Political Consultants.