Council Member 2000-2008; 2012-2015; 2016 to present
President, State College Borough Council 2006-2008
National League of Cities - Finance, Administration and Governmental Relations Steering Committee
Pennsylvania Municipal League, Secretary, South Central District
Board Member, Downtown Improvement District
Member and Past President - College Heights Neighborhood Association
Centre Region Council of Governments (COG) Executive Committee, Personnel Committee
Chairperson of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Plaza Planning Committee
Fund Raising Committee - Discovery Space of Central PA in Downtown State College
Volunteer Teacher - English as a Second Language - for Global Connections, for over 25 yearsread more
The Annual Stained Glass Window Toursread more
Arts Festival in State Collegeread more
Founder and Co-coordinator of Community Volunteer Caretakers of State College Flower Beds, aka, "The Weeders"read more
Board Member and Past President of International Hospitality Council, now Global Connectionsread more
2017 Primary Election
State College Borough Mayor
April 18, 2017 LWVCC Candidates' Night #1. Interview with candidate Cathy Dauler is available online.
Eugene Shaw-Colyer, State College, May 12, 2017
"As mayor, in these challenging times, Dauler will do her utmost to promote unity, transparency, equity and inclusion in all aspects of our civic life. Catherine Dauler has clearly the advantage in experience, knowledge and dedication.
Support Cathy on May 16."
Wanda M. Clayton-Sams, State College, May 11, 2017
"Cathy Dauler is our most experienced candidate for mayor. Cathy will represent State College in a professional, thoughtful and respectful manner. Please vote for Catherine Dauler on May 16."
James Morrow, State College, May 11, 2017
"Catherine Dauler’s fourteen years of experience on the Council have manifestly equipped her for the even more demanding job of mayor. State College would be fortunate indeed to have such a thoroughly qualified candidate become its chief executive."
Mary Gage, State College, May 9, 2017
"Cathy Dauler will be a unifying force in our community and serve everyone in State College well as an excellent, dignified mayor."
Stephen Smith, State College, May 7, 2017
"I strongly urge a vote for Catherine Dauler for State College mayor in the May 16 primary election. Dauler has a wide background and range of experience in borough government and local issues. Dauler will be the excellent 'face' of State College."
Mary and Hu Barnes, State College, May 4, 2017
"Cathy’s background with most aspects of borough management and with leading units of our borough promises that she will be a mayor of whom we can be proud."
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State College, PA, March 10, 2017
Catherine Dauler Announced her Candidacy for Mayor of State College
Public service has been a great joy for me, confirming what I knew all along; local government is important and essential for building communities, helping us share in common causes, transcending our differences, for a better life for all of us.
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State College, PA, March, 2017
You will soon have an opportunity to choose a new mayor for State College Borough, and I am writing to you to ask for your support for my candidacy.
Wasington, DC, March 11-15, 2017
State College Borough is a member of the National League of Cities, a non partisan advocacy organization representing cities and towns across the nation.
In March, local elected officials spoke to their Congressional Delegations about proposed changes to the Federal budget that will have a direct affect on all of us.
Community Development Block Grant funding and passage of the E-Fairness Act were top priorities. Block Grant funding is essential for communities to provide infrastructure improvements. E-fairness hopes to end the special treatment that the online marketplace receives at the expense of brick-and-mortar retailers.
Lancaster, PA, October 06, 2016
ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS GATHER IN THE CITY OF LANCASTER FOR PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE 117TH ANNUAL SUMMIT
Officials to Focus on Programs, Best Practices and Strategies for Effective and Efficient Municipal Government
State College Councilmember Catherine Dauler was recognized with the League’s Elected Officials Leadership Training Certificate for completing the voluntary certification program and joining the elite group of 34 graduates.
The certificate was signed by Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania.
Wasington, DC, March 7-11, 2016
Cathy Dauler attended The National League of Cities Congressional City Conference in Washington, DC.
More than 2,000 city leaders and delegates from cities and towns across the country convened in Washington for the 50th annual National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference to advocate for city priorities with Congress and the Administration.
President Barack Obama addressed delegates Monday, March 9 speaking about the many partnerships and connections that unite all levels of government working to make our communities, and our country, stronger.
B.A. History, Marietta College, Ohio
M. Ed. Reading Specialist, Lesley University, Massachusetts
35 year resident of State College Borough
One daughter, a graduate of State College Area Schools and Penn State
I care about the quality of life in our community and have been involved in neighborhood and community service for over 25 years, with a demonstrated ability to devise effective strategies and to get things done.
November 23, 2014:
PA Federation of Democratic Women (PFDW) honors 10 Outstanding Elected Women for 2014. This year Cathy Dauler is among the honorees.
The award honors women who’ve made significant contributions to the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, supported PFDW and the Democratic Party, and helped other women seeking elected office.
January 03, 2013
Catherine Dauler appointed to National League of Cities
Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations Steering Committee.
November 27 - December 01, 2012
Cathy Dauler attended The National League of Cities Conference in Boston.
Over 4,000 delegates from cities large and small gathered in Boston to meet on issues impacting cities, such as the environment, transportation, energy, economic development and the relationship between city governments and federal and state governments.