Kathleen Chandler is the foundations and coalitions manager for the Independence Institute’s Local Government Project. She is also a political consultant and professional volunteer for conservative issues and candidates. She has a degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and has been involved in politics since she was 18 years old. She is a 4th generation Colorado native and has lived in the Denver area since 1993. She is married with two sons, two cats and one dog.