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Kristen Wilson

City of Kingston Office of Economic and Community Development
Grants Manager
Kristen Wilson is the Grants Manager for the City of Kingston in the Office of Economic and Community Development.  She seeks funds for a range of city projects in the areas of transportation, water infrastructure, the environment, housing, fire safety, community development, and public health.  She also manages several grant-funded transportation projects, in particular on the Kingston Greenline, a network of rail trails, complete streets, and linear parks in Kingston.  Previously, Kristen worked as a Senior Resource Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County.  In that role, she directed several public health-related grant projects  and guided the Live Well Kingston Coalition, which is now a City Commission, into existence.  She also facilitated the Healthy Ulster Council in collaboration with the Ulster County Department of Health.  She currently serves on Kingston’s Complete Streets Advisory Council, supports Bike-Friendly Kingston and the Live Well Kingston Commission, and formerly served as a Board Director for the Kingston Land Trust.  Kristen has a Masters from the Bard Center for Environmental Policy, for which she conducted research on watershed policy in Oaxaca, Mexico. Earlier, she worked as an environmental educator and Outward Bound instructor. She is fluent in Spanish, and she enjoys living in Kingston, NY with her husband and 5-year old daughter where you’ll find her riding her bike, on a yoga mat, or eating yummy local food in her free time.