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Kathleen L. Kudela

Kathleen L. Kudela, American art gallery director, educator, real estate agent. Achievements include organized movement that saved landmark building and turned it into an Arts & Cultural Ctr. Recipient Good Neighbor award, Ivey Wallens Show, Niagara Falls, New York, 2003, Beautiful Person award, Niagara Beautification Commission, 2005.

Background

  • Kudela, Kathleen L. was born on February 14, 1946 in New Ulm, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Robert Richard Kienlen and Darlene (Hawlish) Keinlen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Arts Education, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1968.

    Career

    • Art teacher Niagra Falls Board Education, New York, 1968—1970. Substitute teacher, Lewiston Board Education, 1975—1981. Real estate agent Salisbury Real Estate, Lewiston, 1981—1990.

      Customs broker John V. Carr & Son, 1981—1990, Deringer, Inc., Lewiston, 1990—1997. Real estate agent Hunt Real Estate, since 1996. Arts administrator Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, Niagara Falls, New York, since 1997.

      Quality group facilitator Deringer Brokerage, St. Albans, Vermont, 1995—1996.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include organized movement that saved landmark building and turned it into an Arts & Cultural Ctr.

    Works

    • Assignment, Lewiston Town Seal, 1976.

    Membership

    Volunteer Niagara Falls Public Library., New York, 1998—2000, Habitat for Humanity, Niagara Falls, since 1998. Board directors, vice president Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, New York, 2000—2005.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Walter E. Kudela, 1970. Children: Michael R., Matthew W.
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    Born February 14, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      Carleton College
    • 1968 - 1970
      Art teacher, Niagra Falls Board Education
      New York, United States
    • 1975 - 1981
      substitute Teacher
    • 1981 - 1990
      real estate agent Salisbury Real Estate
      Lewiston, Maine, United States
    • 1981 - 1990
      customs broker, John V. Carr & Son
    • 1990 - 1997
      customs broker, John V. Carr & Son
      Lewiston, Maine, United States
    • 1996
      real estate agent Hunt Real Estate
    • 1997
      arts administrator, Niagara Arts & Cultural Center
      Niagara Falls, New York, United States