Kathleen O’Malley joined NRS in Spring 2022. She sang soprano in public school choruses as a youngster, and is happy to finally be back with a group. Her favorite singer is Ella Fitzgerald. Kathleen works for Bideawee, a New York City-based animal welfare nonprofit, as an advocate for the humane treatment of stray and feral community cats. Kathleen also volunteers with a local cat adoption group and enjoys gardening, crocheting, drawing, and playing the violin. She lives in Jersey City with her husband and four rescue cats.