As Senior Vice President, Kristen is responsible for CRC’s publications, special projects, and the promotion of the organization’s research and communications efforts. Prior to joining the CRC team, she spent nearly 20 years at Berman and Company, a public affairs/issue advocacy firm that engages in public awareness campaigns to promote limited government, leaving as the firm’s Chief Administrative Officer. She holds a bachelor’s degree in literature and a master’s degree in political science, both from American University. She currently serves as president of the Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society in Alexandria, VA, and she was appointed by the Alexandria City Council to serve on the George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee. She is also a member of ASAE—The Center for Association Leadership and the Society of Human Resources Management.