National Children's Alliance | Washington, DC
Kristie McKenney, MS, has dedicated the last 18 years to children through her work developing and enhancing Children’s Advocacy Centers. She has extensive experience that includes forensic interviewing of child victims of crime, opening and managing a multi-site children’s advocacy center, leading a state chapter of children’s advocacy centers and most recently as the Director of Member Services and Chapter Development for the National Children’s Alliance. She has trained professionals in the areas of child sexual abuse, forensic interviewing, child advocacy center development, board development, resource development and leadership strategies. Ms. McKenney has worked with countless diverse groups, individuals and organizations on strategic planning, leadership development and other organizational initiatives. She earned her MS in Organizational Management and Leadership with a concentration in Criminal Justice Studies from Springfield College in 2005 and her BA in Psychology from Keene State College in 1994.