Katherine Woerner Caffrey has served the City of Cedar Park as Deputy City Manager since 2022. In this position, she oversees the City's departments of Human Resources, Police, Fire, Emergency Management/Homeland Security, and Engineering/Capital Projects.
Prior to her role as Deputy City Manager, Caffrey served as Assistant City Manager from 2015 to 2022, and the City's Director of Community Affairs from 2012 to 2015, overseeing the City's Media and Communications Office, Emergency Management Division, the Cedar Park Public Library, Legislative Affairs, and Resource Efficiency Division, as well as other issues of community interest. Caffrey previously served as the City's Utilities Program Manager from 2010 to 2011 and the Assistant to the City Manager from 2007 to 2010. Prior to joining the City of Cedar Park, she worked for the City of Little Rock, Arkansas as the Management Analyst from 2005 to 2007.
Caffrey holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Hendrix College. She belongs to the International City Management Association and the Texas City Management Association, and is part of the Public-Private Partnership Local Member Council of the Austin chapter of the Urban Land Institute, and serves as Treasurer for the Texas chapter of Women Leading Government.
Caffrey, her husband John, and their son Ben live on the Ranch at Brushy Creek.