Parks and Recreation Director
Cathy Hart is the Director of Parks and Recreation for Gaston County. She has been employed with Gaston County since 1988, serving in a variety of roles in Parks and Recreation and as Director for the past 15 years. Cathy is from Lincolnton, NC and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Recreation Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Cathy is a Certified Park and Recreation Profession by the National Recreation and Park Association.
Cathy serves on the Gaston County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, Gaston County Healthcare Commission, the Gaston-Lincoln MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, and the Gaston County Schools Health Advisory Council.