Kristen McAuley

Senior Program Associate

As a Senior Program Associate, Kristen McAuley works with other Foundation staff to craft and implement investment strategies that advance the Foundation’s goal of ensuring Maine children are resilient and successful, and their families have the resources and tools they need to support them.

Kristen has a Master of Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Most recently, she assisted with COVID-19 response at the Maine CDC, providing vaccine, therapeutics, and staffing support. Prior to the pandemic, she held many positions within Maine’s public health infrastructure, primarily overseeing areas such as community-based tobacco and obesity prevention as well as oral, maternal, child, and adolescent health. Kristen also has experience evaluating local and statewide behavioral health, criminal justice and child welfare programs.

A native of Pittsburgh, Kristen has happily lived in Maine since 2005. She lives in Topsham with her husband, two children, and menagerie of animals.