Student, Oakland Community College, 1969-1973; student, Winona School Professional Photography, 1973-1980; degree in photography, Winona School Professional Photography, 1988, 90.
Printer Guardian Photo, Novi, Michigan, 1967-1969. Printer, supervisor quality control North America Photo, Livonia, 1969—1976. Free lance photographer, 1969—1976.
Owner, president Kathy Falls, Inc., Camden, 1976—2001. Partner Taking Better Pictures, since 2006. Instructor continuing education Monroe County Community College, Michigan, 1981—1983, instructor digital imaging, 1994—1995.
Instructor International Photographic Art School, Indianapolis, 2004, Indianapolis, 08. National artisan judge Congressional High School Art Competition, 1985—2000. Owner Picture Perfect, Carlton, Michigan, 1987.
Co-owner Haleys Gift Shoppe, Dundee, 1989. Public information officer American Radio Relay League, 1998—2000. President Artworks of Hillsdale County, 2006—2007, treasurer, 2007—2008.
President Lost Nation Photo Club, Hillsdale County, 2007—2008. Instructor-judge Professional Photographers Association, Elkhart, Indiana, 2008. Speaker, professor Photographers Michigan, 2008.
Active Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Monroe, 1986—1987. Correspondent secretary Monroe Women's Center, 1986—1988. Member Amateur Radio Emergency Service.
President Our Lady of Knock division Laoh Adrian, Laoh State Board, 2001—2003. President Artworks Hillsdale County Arts Council, 2006. President Professional Photographers Northwest Ohio, 2010.
Catechist St. Parick's Church, Carleton, 1984—1987, member parish council, 1998—2000. Board directors Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians. Member of Gallery 49, American Photograph Artisans Guild (board director since 1987, Photograph Artisan degree 1989, Artisan Laurel degree 1991, president 1992, editor Palette Page 2001-2004, executive secretary since 2001, executive director 2002, council member, Fuji Masterpiece award 2005), Professional Photographers American, Professional Photographers Michigan (artisan chair 1982-1983, board director since 2000, director 2001-2002, Best of Show award 1976, Artist of Year 1980, Best of Show award 1981, Artist of Year 1991, Best of Show award 2001), Detroit Professional Photographers Association (artisan chairman 1981-1982, board director since 1987, Best of Show award 1981, 1983), American Society Photographers, Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians 1998-1999, Lost Nations Photo Club (president 2007-2008), International Club.
Married Donald David Falls, June 15, 1974. Children: Daniel John, David James.