Catherine Getty


  • 13 years experience in built environment and land use planning
  • Active Barry community member with deep local ties and volunteer experience

Servant of the community and champion of Barry County for over 20 years.

Catherine began her Blue Zones journey as co-championed of the Barry County Trail Plan development. Over twenty diverse stakeholders were assembled to create a county-wide vision for trail development throughout the county. 

She is passionate about expanding opportunities for residents and visitors to be active and healthy in the places they live, work, and play.  Catherine serves on many boards and committees allowing her to facilitate collaboration between diverse community groups focusing on improving the quality of life for Barry County residents.  As a county elected official, she is uniquely positioned to champion Blue Zones county-wide.

Catherine received a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Development from Michigan State University.

She enjoys spending time with family and friends on Michigan’s beautiful lakes and rivers, traveling, and exploring small towns around the country.

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