Michael Karath

Housing & Homeless Services
Title: Staff Assistant to the Board of Supervisors
Phone: 707-299-1477

Michael Karath has served as a Staff Assistant to the Board of Supervisors since January 2008. He is responsible for helping supervisors Mark Luce and Keith Caldwell with constituent services and policy issues. Mr. Karath also assists the Director of Housing and Intergovernmental Affairs with administering the County's legislative platform. Prior to joining the County, Mr. Karath worked as Chief of Staff to Massachusetts State Representative Demetrius J. Atsalis in the House of Representatives. He also worked as a journalist and editorial writer for the Cape Cod Times newspaper in Hyannis, MA.

Mr. Karath earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Composition and Arranging from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He also earned an Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, MA. 

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