Kirsten has a B.S. in Marketing (1991) from Azusa Pacific University and a Graduate Diploma in Business (1994) from the Curtin University of Technology in Western Australia. She started with Pacific Lifeline in October 1996 as Resident Staff Person, Children’s Program Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, and Director’s Assistant. Since June 1998, she has focused on increasing the community’s philanthropic support of Pacific Lifeline. This work includes grant writing, communications, and working to increase public awareness and support of Pacific Lifeline. Kirsten received the Women Helping Women Award from Soroptimist International of the Foothills in 1998 for her work with the families at Pacific Lifeline.
Quote by Kirsten:
“It is so exciting to watch families walk away from homelessness and enter a new life of self-sufficiency. I feel blessed to get to witness God’s work in these families’ lives, and consider it a privilege to help others in our community also be a part of the ministry.”