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Staff Member

Kristin Anderson

Chief Operating Officer

[email protected]

Phone extension: 17

Kristin provides programmatic and operational leadership, supporting the Emerson and Leland Fellowship program staff and directing organizational admin, tech and HR needs. Kristin has more than 20 years of experience addressing poverty, hunger and health at the local, state, and national level.

Prior to rejoining the team in 2008 she designed and implemented health services for individuals experiencing homelessness; served as Director of the Emerson Hunger Fellows Program, working directly with more than 125 Emerson Fellows in 6 classes; and provided technical assistance to community groups lead by people in recovery as they advocated for quality drug and alcohol treatment and supports.

Kristin holds an MPH, an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management, and a BA in Anthropology. Her formal education was substantially enhanced by two years of service as a VISTA Volunteer.