Kathy Rowings

Associate Program Director – Justice

Kathy Rowings is the Associate Program Director for Justice at the National Association of Counties (NACo). In this position she provides counties with educational programming and resources on a range of issues addressing local corrections systems, from pretrial services to juvenile justice issues to local reentry initiatives and more, with the goal of helping counties more effectively and efficiently use public dollars. In particular, she oversees NACo’s work on the Stepping Up initiative, Data-Driven Justice and the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge.

Prior to joining NACo, Kathy worked at the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, where she assisted with class-action litigation under the Fair Housing Act. She has a law degree from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Miami of Ohio.

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