Kristen J. Amundson

Kristen J. Amundson DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Kristen J. AmundsonDEMDemocrat American politician
72
Years of Age
18
Years of Experience
VAResidence (state)

Kristen J. "Kris" Amundson (born December 3, 1949, in Brainerd, Minnesota) is a former delegate to the Virginia General Assembly. A Democrat, she was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in November 1999. She represented the 44th district in Fairfax County. She announced that she would not seek reelection to the General Assembly in 2009, and was replaced by fellow Democrat Scott Surovell. Prior to her service in the General Assembly, Amundson was on the Fairfax County School Board. She is currently the president and CEO of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE).

Education4 - 4 of 2
The American University
MA
1978
Macalester College
BA
1971
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Delegate
Virginia House of Delegates
2000 - 2010
Former Member
Fairfax County School Board
1991 - 1999
Minority Caucus Co-Chair
Experience
Writer
President
KJ Communications
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Vestry Member
Christ Episcopal Church
1998 - 2001
Co-Founder
BECA's Women Scholarship Foundation
Former Member
Mount Vernon Board of Visitors
Former President
Virginia School Boards Association
Former President
New Hope Housing
Honorary Member
Delta Kappa Gamma
Member
Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Summer Academy
Member
Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce
Member
P-16 Council
Member
Westgrove Citizens Association
Member
Fairfax County Democratic Committee
Member
Mount Vernon Democratic Committee
Member
Legislative Advisory Council, Southern Regional Education Board
Minority Caucus Vice Chair for Operations
Virginia State House of Delegates