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Jessica Patterson

Communications Intern

Jessica is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in international affairs, Spanish; and a minor in French. She is interested in everything communication based and is an avid coffee drinker.

Julie Kenneally

Public Relations Associate

Julie came to Safe Kids from a large public affairs firm, where she perfected the basics of social media and public relations. At Safe Kids, Julie puts those skills to use by managing communications campaigns and engaging all Safe Kids channels of social media to spread Safe Kids’ message to a wider audience.

Kate Carr

PRESIDENT AND CEO, SAFE KIDS WORLDWIDE

Kate Carr serves as the president and CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global nonprofit dedicated to protecting children from preventable injuries, the number one killer of kids in the United States. Around the world, a million children die each year from preventable injuries. Millions more are injured in ways that can affect them for a lifetime.

Kendall Reed

Programs Intern

Kendall is a college senior at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, graduating in May with a bachelors in communications. Kendall loves the water but never learned to swim, something he plans to do later this summer. His other interests include writing, music, art and basketball.

Kerry Chausmer

Director of Certification

Kerry began working with Safe Kids fresh out of graduate school as the Louisiana Safe coordinator in 1994. After 10 years, she brought her talent and tenacity to the nation’s capital to run the Safe Kids Certification Program and has been leading the way in child passenger safety ever since. Most of Kerry’s time is now spent in the office rather than on the road, but she enjoys connecting with parents and kids by volunteering as part of Safe Kids Montgomery County.

Kim Hermann

CPS Certification Specialist

“I enjoy being a part of a team of people who so generously share their skills and passion for helping families help themselves.”

Kim Karpovich

Coordinator Safe Kids of Union County

Kim works as the Coordinator for Safe Kids/Communities of Union County. It is a coalition lead by Carolinas HealthCare System Union with Co-coordinator Windi Henderson of Hemby Bridge Fire Department. Together with our local partners, we provide injury prevention outreach to the Union County community by leading programs and supporting other agencies that share a similar mission of community safety and injury prevention.

Kristin Iden

Senior Manager, Data, IT and Web Systems

As Senior Manager, Data, IT & Web Services, Kristin helps create the systems that support our network and keeps the team moving.

Kristin Rosenthal

Program Manager, U.S. Pedestrian & Bike Safety

Kristin had just turned 19 when she was hit by a car and hospitalized for three weeks. After six months of physical therapy, she returned to Michigan State University with a renewed focus on injury prevention. Kristin went on to earn a Master degree in health education from Wayne State University and gained valuable experience at the grassroots level. She now leads the pedestrian and bike safety programs for Safe Kids, dedicating her career to keeping all kids safe from cars

Lindsay Hansen

Lindsay previously worked at Safe Kids, first in water safety and then sports. An avid runner and former college basketball player, she has a passion for fitness and wellness. She holds a master's degree in public health from George Washington Univeristy.

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