Along with commitment and dedication to her job at the Special Olympics, Cathy gives her time to the community in other ways. Cathy served on the Warren County YMCA Board from 2005 to 2011 and during two of those years she served as the Board President. The roles of of the Board President include overseeing all aspects of the YMCA such as "supervising the CEO, budget, programs, and serving as a consultant on personal matters as well as guidance for conflict resolution" (Cathy Betar, E-mail Interview, 2015). Cathy received an award for her dedication during her time as Board President. She truly went above and beyond because she wants to be able to help her community in any way she can.