In 2004, Kathy Hecht was elected to her position of Athens City Auditor after spending two years on Athens City Council. She has been a resident of the Athens are for over 36 years and has been active in the community, serving on numerous boards and volunteering for a variety of groups and charitable agencies throughout the years. Kathy is currently a board member and treasurer for Hocking, Athens, Perry Community Action Agency and an officer in both the American Legion and VFW auxiliaries.
Auditor Hecht is a board member and past president of the Ohio Municipal
Finance Officers Association. The City of Athens, through her office,
has been the recipient of the OHIO AUDITOR OF STATE AWARD for several
years. This award is presented for exemplary financial reporting in
accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). She is
also a member of the Ohio Government Finance Officers Association and
the Chamber of Commerce.
Kathy's involvement with the various
agencies and groups, both personal and professional, throughout the
years demonstrates her commitment to the community and gives her the
experience and understanding to manage the Athens City Auditor's Office
effectively and efficiently.