Cat was born in 1965 in Miramichi in the village of Nelson.
She received her English Degree and Gerontology certificate at St. Thomas University.
Cathie is a documentary filmmaker and music composer/songwriter. She really enjoys her work at the Film Co-op with Tony, the Board, committees/advisory groups and the membership and spends her time assisting the membership with prep/production/post and distribution work on their projects.
She has done production management work on multiple member productions over the years.
Cat was awarded the CBC Pioneer Award at the Atlantic Film Festival in 2010 and was one of four women from Atlantic Canada presented with the 2011 WAVE Awards for film, TV and new media, honouring women in the industry for their accomplishments, vision, leadership and dedication.