Dailey, Kathleen Marie was born on May 23, 1964 in Port Clinton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of James Edgar and Louise Ann (Orosz) Dailey.
Bachelor in Communications, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1986. Master of Arts in Public Administration, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1988.
Researcher/consultant, Ohio Rural Universities Program, Bowling Green, 1986-1988;
graduate intern, City of Defiance, Ohio., 1987-1988;
management intern, city of Kissimmee, Florida, 1988-1989;
assistant city manager, City of Venice, Florida, since 1989.
Ex-officio member Economics Development Advisory Board, Venice, since 1993, Handicapped Accessibility Advisory Committee, Venice, 1990. Capital campaign captain The Salvation Army, Venice, 1996. Heart Walk Industry leader American Heart Association, Venice, 1996.
Graduate/alumni Leadership Sarasota. Member International City/County Management Association, Florida City and County Management Association (co-chair assistants committee since 1986), American Society Public Administration, Sertoma of Venice (vice president since 1993), Rotary International (member group study exchange to England since 1996).