Kristine is a community leader with strong experience in non-profit board development, community project development and resource utilization. As well as former President, Junior League of Palo Alto • Mid- Peninsula, Kristine also has chaired the boards of the YMCA-Mid-Peninsula, Peninsula Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Vista Center), Palo Alto Senior Coordinating Council (Avenidas), as well as served the Experience Corp, and the East Palo Alto YMCA.
Kristine co-founded Stanford Hospital’s medical library for the lay public, and Peninsula Habitat for Humanity’s first accelerated build and fundraiser. She has been involved with Bring Me A Book since 2002.
Kristine received a BS from the University of Oregon, and an MAT from the College of Notre Dame. She and her husband John are the proud grandparents of eight grandchildren who first learned to love reading from BMAB books.