First elected to the Commission in November 2010, Kristin is serving her first term as a Leon County Commissioner representing District 5. Prior to her election, Kristin was the Green Building Advisor and Vice President of Mad Dog Construction. She held many positions during her eleven year tenure with Mad Dog, including Administrative Assistant, Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent. As a Green Building Advisor and Vice President, Kristin worked on LEED projects and has lectured throughout North Florida on the benefits of sustainable construction and business practices. Kristin is a LEED Accredited Professional.
A third generation Tallahasseean, Kristin attended Concord Elementary, Hartsfield Elementary, Fairview Middle School and SAIL High School, where she served as Student Body President. Kristin holds an Associate’s degree from Tallahassee Community College (1996), a Bachelor’s degree in Religion (2001) and a Master’s degree in Religious Ethics and Philosophy (2003), both from Florida State University (FSU). She completed coursework in a Ph.D. program focused on Comparative Religious Ethics, Catholic Moral Theology, and Human Rights Ethics. For three and a half years, she also taught an undergraduate course in religious ethics at FSU.
Kristin has always taken community service seriously. She is a member of the Whole Child Leon Steering Committee, a former member of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Founding President of Sustainable Tallahassee and a Founding Member of the Florida Capitol Region Chapter of the US Green Building Council. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the Mary Brogan Museum, is currently active in the Young Elected Officials Network (YEO) and is a member of Leadership Tallahassee, Class 27.
Leon County Boards/Committees
Since taking office, Kristin has taken on numerous board and committee assignments and currently serves as Chairperson of the Blueprint 2000 Intergovernmental Agency, the Human Services Grants Review Committee Joint Planning Board and the Leon County Research and Development Authority.
Kristin is currently, or has been active, on the following committees:
Florida Association of Counties Councils/Committees
The District 5 Newsletter