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 Kristin Van Nort has a love for the social service industry and believes that non-profit organizations are the key to making our communities stronger and healthier. In 2015, she was recognized as one of Oklahoma’s “Achievers Under 40.”

Kristin is currently the director of development at The CARE Center, Oklahoma County’s only child abuse advocacy organization. In this position she has created the organization’s fundraising program from the ground up, increased their community presence and strengthened their base of supporters.   She was previously the director of communications at The Oklahoma United Methodist Foundation, where she oversaw the organization’s communications and marketing efforts.

Joining AWC in 2007, Kristin has found her membership in AWC invaluable. From her experiences of professional development, networking, leadership opportunities and even finding mentors and dear friendships, she encourages women to join AWC. As a member of the Oklahoma City Professional Chapter, Kristin has held numerous leadership roles, including president, treasurer, and Byliner Awards chair. 

Kristin holds a Bachelors of Arts in Interpersonal Communications from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master of Liberal Arts in Leadership and Management from Oklahoma City University.

She is a lifelong Oklahoma resident and in her free time enjoys reading and spending time with her family.