Kitty McKinley is a graduate from the Launch Out programme and is an endorsed Lay Pastoral Leader. She is part of the St Francis of Assisi Ohariu Parish Leadership Formation Team, which is a new model of leadership being trialled in the St Francis of Assisi Ohariu Parish.
Kitty is the Founder/Project Manager of Challenge 2000. Challenge was established in 1988 as a local youth initiative to support young people to develop and achieve their potential and older people to serve and thrive not just survive. Challenge works with young people, families, agencies, businesses and interest groups to assist them to overcome challenges positively and to function in a life giving, participative and just way.