Kristy retired as the CEO of the Hill Country Chapter of the American Red Cross in December of 2013, after 6 ½ years with the chapter and a total of 42 years with the organization as a paid staff executive and volunteer. On January 1st of 2014, responding to a great need, she became the Executive Director of The Ultimate Gift of Life Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Their mission is to increase awareness of the need for registered organ donors in Texas and throughout the United States.
She is a resident of Kerrville and Gillespie County and enjoys horseback riding, dancing and swimming. She is an active member of the Kerrville Noon Rotary Club where she serves on the Board of Directors and was President for 2018-2019. In 2021-2022, she will be the District Governor for Rotary 5840, which serves 58 clubs in South Central Texas. She is also an active member of the Kerr County United Way Board of Directors.