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.
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 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 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.
Kris began making films at the age of 8, and hasn’t stopped since. He is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill-Radio, TV, Motion Pictures, where his student film, “The Gift,” garnered industry attention at film festivals and led to opportunities to work in Hollywood after college. After a successful stint working on national commercial spots and producing and directing music videos for artists such as Tori Amos, Kris decided to bring his creativity and ability to tell stories to the world of nonprofits.
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
Laura Fritsche is a Public Policy intern at Safe Kids. She is senior at University of Washington-Madison and will graduate with degrees in International Studies and French with a certificate in Global Health. Laura is in D.C. with the "Wisconsin in Washington" program.