Kathleen Cain-Babbitt, is a Landscape Professional at Western Michigan University. She is the Chief Steward for AFSCME Local 1668, the Labor Organization representing the service staff employees who work at WMU. In the 26 years spent at WMU, she has been a member of the Community Services Committee and a member of the United Way campaign fundraising team. Kathleen formerly served as a Board Member for the United Way of Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region, as well as serving on the Impact Investment teams, and she continues to serve as the Labor Division Chairperson for UWBCKR. She serves on other committees, including the Work Force Development Board as an Alternate for Southwest MI, and the Kalamazoo Area Labor Management Board Member.