Kristen Cambell is Executive Director of PACE (Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement). PACE’s mission is to inspire interest, understanding, and investment in civic engagement within philanthropy and to be a voice for philanthropy in larger conversations taking place in the fields of civic engagement, service, and democratic practice.
Previously, Kristen was an independent consultant, focusing primarily in civic engagement, education, and leadership. She was Chief Program Officer for the National Conference on Citizenship, where she served for 6 years, and prior to that, was a member of the social investment team at the Case Foundation. She originally launched her career in the nonprofit sector with a year of national service as an AmeriCorps*VISTA at the Points of Light Foundation. Kristen serves on the Alumni Council of The Fund for American Studies, and is on the advisory boards of several national nonprofits.
Kristen’s hometown is Norman, Oklahoma, and she is a graduate of East Central University in Ada. She currently resides in the Washington, DC area.