Kristie Gibbons, Executive Assistant to the President

Kristie Gibbons came to Buena Vista, Va. with her family in 2003 and joined the Southern Virginia staff in 2004.

Her previous experience includes teaching art and music at Ferron Elementary in Ferron, Utah and teaching at the Carden Lee Academy in Provo, Utah. She has also taught courses in social and cultural anthropology at Brigham Young University and at the College of Eastern Utah. She spent three years as a full time Resident Director at BYU, and as part of that assignment she gained experience teaching courses on student development and wellness in conjunction with the Counseling and Development Center.

She spent much of her first year in Buena Vista, Va. developing and directing an after-school art and music program as a volunteer at Parry McCluer Middle School. She has enjoyed sponsoring small events and gatherings but also has directed annual community celebrations and fundraisers with civic leaders.

B.A., Brigham Young University, 1990