Katherine Bennin is serving her first term as a Maywood Councilperson. She is a dedicated advocate of women's rights and a passionate lifelong learner who values family.
Katherine graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. She has experience in both the business and public sectors. She worked in sales and IT after college before choosing to pursue her dream and become an educator. She entered a teaching certification program at Ramapo College and became a high school social studies teacher. Katherine is entering her 12th year at Glen Rock High School. Not only a teacher, she advises student clubs and organizations including the student government and Model United Nations Club. During the past year she completed a Master's Degree in Public Policy and International Affairs at William Paterson University, which also included graduate work at Cambridge University, St. Edmunds College in the United Kingdom.
Katherine grew up in Rockland County, NY and moved to Bergen County over 15 years ago. She and her husband Rohit moved to Maywood like so many who see Maywood as a family-oriented community where they could start a family of their own.
Katherine's interests in volunteerism, government and civic responsibility have been lifelong passions and she is ready to put that energy into action serving Maywood. .