Kam McDonald Capik was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. One of her extra curricular activities at East High School was to be in the Symphony Sub-debs, a group who assisted the Utah Symphony Guild. At the University of Utah during her senior year she headed up the Symphony Debs - also to assist the Utah Symphony Guild.
She taught elementary school for ﬁve years in Salt Lake City. Second and third grades.
Kam married Mike Capik in 1977 and they lived in Irvine, California for 12 years. When Mike was transferred to head up his Engineering ﬁrm’s ofﬁce in the California Central Valley in 1990, Kam joined the Modesto Symphony Guild and served as President in 2000. In 1999 she was also President of the Daughters of Utah Pioneer Company and was the Director for a large group of girls going to Girls Camp for a week.
Mike was again transferred by his ﬁrm to their Utah ofﬁce in 2004. In Highland Utah Kam joined the Highland Arts Council and chaired that group for three years.
Now enjoying retirement in St. George, Kam was invited to be a member of the Advisory Board of the St. George Art Museum. One of her responsibilities on that board is to represent the Art Museum as a member of the St. George Arts Commission and to be on another committee which is exploring the opportunity of bringing a Performing Arts Center to St. George.