Executive Director, Code of Support Foundation. Military and veteran families advocate and subject matter expert regarding mental health impacts of war on military, veterans and families.
Kristina Kaufmann serves as an advocate for military and veteran families and is a subject matter expert regarding the mental health impacts of war on military and veteran families. Her media publications and appearances include The Washington Post, New York Times, NPR, CNN, NBC and ABC. Kristy has been a speaker and panelist at numerous conferences across the country, and has addressed congress about the gaps in military mental health challenges facing military and veteran family members. In her current role as the executive director of Code of Support Foundation, Kristy combines her experience as a Post 9/11 Army spouse, with her knowledge of research, programs and organizational strategies to raise awareness, inform policies and facilitate the public-private collaborations necessary to meet the needs of the military and veteran community. She is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley, and a native of New Rochelle, NY. Kristy resides in Alexandria, VA.