Kathy Greggs was born in Camden, New Jersey. She grew up in Germany. Her mother and father retired and served in the United States Army, which is where she followed their traditions. As a US Army Combat Veteran, and military sexual assault survivor; her advocacy in the US Army helping change the US Army policy and procedures with reporting and discharging for emotional trauma victims. Her personal experience led to volunteering at Connections of Cumberland where she did case management for homeless women and children. She is a certified FEMA Disaster Operations Manager who coordinated relief efforts during Hurricane Irma, Matthew, Florence in NC and Hurricane Harvey and Wildfire Thomas in California. Served as a co-advocate, for Pathway to Prosperity housing to assist those out of poverty. She served as the Chair for City of Fayetteville Board of Commissioners, for Public Arts.
She is the Co-founder of Fayetteville Police Accountability Community Taskforce; a nonprofit organization that seeks to change statewide and national regulations, policies, and laws within the criminal justice system. Fayetteville PACT also address any racial injustices no matter what race, gender, sexual orientation, religion. She assisted with the write up on SB 682 with Senator DeViere, on establishing Citizen Review Boards at all cities and municipalities across NC.
Greggs led or served on several civil rights and civil liberties organizations. She serves as the North Carolina Director and Military Liaison for the Domestic Violence Rally, Board of Directors for NewLife2nd Chances, Governance Committee Board for ACLU of NC, Steering Committee for Sheriff Trusting Communities, Vice President for NC National Organizing of Women Legislation Action, Board of Directors for Pro-Choice NC, Board Member At-Large of Fayetteville Pride, NC Climate Ambassador. She believes that all communities including the disenfranchised and demarginalized need infrastructure for sustainability and government agencies should not leave them behind.
She stays active as a member of North Carolina Association of Educators, NAACP, North Carolina Black Leaders Organize Collective, ACLU-NC, NC National Organization for Women, United Negro Women Council- Fayetteville Area Section, Alumni of the Wounded Warrior Project, Veteran of Foreign War Affairs, Domestic Violence Rally, Human Resource Professionals, Protect our Defenders member, and the US Army Adjutant General Association.
Greggs holds a Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Columbia Southern University and is currently seeking a PhD in Theology. She is a recipient of Juneteenth Freedom Pioneer Award (2019), Presidential Volunteer Service Bronze Award (2018), “I Care Award” from Cumberland County for Volunteer Service (2017).