Kathleen McCleskey has worked in the field of volunteer administration for over 20 years as a volunteer, an administrator of volunteer programs, a member of various nonprofit boards and committees, and a trainer and consultant. She has trained over 10,000 participants in five foreign countries and in over a quarter of the states in the United States of America. She has received a variety of awards for her service including the Army's highest award, the Emma Baird Award. She received the Association for Volunteer Administration's Harriet Naylor Distinguished Member Service Award in October 2000.
Kathleen has served on DOVIA boards in Virginia and Texas. In addition, she has served on the welcoming committee, co-chaired and been a member of programs/training committees. She is currently the Executive Director of The Network of Directors of Volunteers in Texas.