Kristine Perkins

Program Coordinator I
Dept: Carrie Chapman Catt Center
Office:313 Catt

Kristine Perkins is the public relations/student programs coordinator for the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics. She received her B.A. in journalism and mass communication with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in sociology from Iowa State University in the fall of 2009.

In her current role, Perkins handles all the center’s events and activities, supervises student interns, writes for the Voices newsletter, leads the Legacy of Heroines scholarship program, coordinates the Women Impacting ISU calendar and serves on the Women's Leadership Retreat board. Perkins will be participating in Leadership Ames XXlX this year from September 2015 to May 2016.

Perkins joined the staff in the fall of 2012. Previously, she was the director of communications and organizational programming at the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission. While there, she directed marketing efforts for the Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market, offered support for the Ames Blue Zones Project, served on the City of Ames Brag Team and was part of United Way of Story County’s Hunger Collaboration.