Katherine Woerner Caffrey, Assistant City Manager

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Katherine-Caffrey-2020Katherine Woerner Caffrey has served the City of Cedar Park as Assistant City Manager since 2015.  In this position, she oversees the City's departments of Finance, Development Services and Information Services, as well as Community Affairs.

Prior to her role as Assistant City Manager, Caffrey served as the City's Director of Community Affairs from 2012 to 2015, overseeing the City's Media & 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 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 Co-Chair for the Regional Growth Council of the Austin chapter of the Urban Land Institute, and serves as Treasurer for the Texas chapter of Women Leading Government. Additionally she is a 2018 Mc Bee Fellow with the Austin Area Research Organization (AARO).

Caffrey, her husband John and their toddler son Ben live in the Ranch at Brushy Creek.