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 KWA Executive Director Troy Christensen

KWA Executive Director Troy Christensen

Troy Christensen,                     Executive Director

Troy joined KWA in September, 2016, continuing his many years in the non-profit sector. Just prior to joining KWA, Troy served as Chief of Operations and Strategy at Tacoma-based Metropolitan Development Council. His career also includes 15 years at Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare as Clinical Director; Executive Director of the Geneva Foundation, Mental Health Manager for Pierce County and as Pierce County’s Homeless Programs Administrator.

Social justice is a key factor in how Troy spends his time, both occupationally and volunteering. Troy volunteers on several boards including the National American Leadership Forum Board, The Washington Low Income Housing Alliance, the Rainbow Center (advisory board), and the Metropolitan Development Council.

Troy has a bachelor’s degree in music performance from Willamette University, and graduate degrees in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, and Health Administration.