RSPCA ACT Board Member
Katy Gallagher was born and raised in Canberra. After completing a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology at ANU, she worked for seven years in the disability and community sectors. Katy was first elected to the ACT Legislative Assembly in 2001 and became our 6th Chief Minister ten years later. In 2014, she was sworn in as a Senator and served in that role until recently. Katy is currently working as a service development consultant for the Little Company of Mary Health Care.
Katy is a lifelong animal lover, and currently shares her kids and home with “Pip,” and 19-year old “Monty,” both of whom she adopted from RSPCA ACT.