Cathy Burke  
Leadership Team
Title: Tax Collector


Catherine Burke currently serves as the Tax Collector.


Catherine is a Certified Public Accountant, and has an extensive accounting and financial services background.  While new to municipal government, Catherine has been in the accounting/auditing field for over twenty-seven years.  Most recently, Catherine worked for United Natural Foods as the Director of Internal Audit.  Catherine is actively engaged in her profession by being a member of the Rhode Island Tax Collector’s Association.  Catherine holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania


In Catherine’s role, she is responsible for the collection, care and custody of all revenues and accounting records on taxes and assessments.


Catherine and her family live in Westerly.

 

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