Champions of AgingSM is led by Executive Director Katie Christenson, Ed.D. In this role, Dr. Christenson is responsible for all facets of the Champions of Aging program. She is committed to helping create a society that values the aging community and enjoys building partnerships and working in collaboration with the community. Dr. Christenson has worked in higher education for over 20 years with experiences in student recruitment, academic success, retention, fundraising, and as an adjunct faculty member. She holds a bachelor's degree in education, master's in counseling, and doctorate in educational leadership.
Dr. Christenson believes that service can engage individuals in the most pressing issues of society, creating future advocates devoted to the betterment of our community and world.