Washtenaw County Regional Community Organizer
Kristen is the Regional Organizer for Washtenaw County. Before joining the organizing team at Planned Parenthood she worked at Planned Parenthood of Michigan’s Patient Access Center for about two years.
She attended college in her hometown, Toledo, OH where she graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor's degree in Women’s and Gender Studies with a concentration in Sexuality Studies. There she was introduced to campus organizing and began her journey within the reproductive rights movement. After college Kristen moved to Michigan and continued advocacy work with Domestic Violence Survivors at a local shelter before joining Planned Parenthood.
Kristen is most passionate about being an advocate for reproductive rights, LGBTQIA+ homelessness, and survivors of domestic violence. Kristen enjoys spending time with her family and beloved rabbit Maxwell, as well as learning new hobbies such as knitting, wire wrapping, and baking.