Kristin is currently serving her third term as a Leon County Commissioner representing District 5. She holds an Associate’s degree from Tallahassee Community College, a Bachelor’s degree in Religion and a Master’s degree in Religious Ethics and Philosophy, both from Florida State University. She completed coursework in a Ph.D. program focused on Comparative Religious Ethics, Catholic Moral Theology, and Human Rights Ethics. She continued this passion for three and a half years when she taught a course in Religious Ethics at FSU
In 2013, she was selected by her fellow Commissioners to serve as Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners for 2013-14.
Prior to her election, Kristin spent eleven years at Mad Dog Construction holding numerous positions including Green Building Advisor and Vice President.