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Dunwoody Preservation Trust Appoints Interim Executive Director

The directors of Dunwoody Preservation Trust (DPT) have appointed Kristin Simons as Interim Executive Director effective September 25, 2023. Prior to this current role, Kristin served on the DPT board for the past two years as a Director at Large and as Vice President, Development. She stepped down from the board to take over this interim role and intends to return to the Board once a permanent replacement is found.

A resident of Dunwoody since 2013, Kristin is very involved as a volunteer community leader. She has served on the Board of Directors for Kingsley Racquet & Swim Club since 2018 and has been the president of the board since 2020. Since 2021, she has been a Dekalb County election poll worker for the Kingsley Precinct. She served as co-leader of Girl Scout troop 12552 for two years and participated in numerous volunteer activities in Kingsley Elementary and Peachtree Middle School while her children attended there.

Now retired, Kristin is a former Managing Director (Non-equity Partner) at Deloitte where she served in various leadership roles for over 16 years. While at Deloitte, Kristin was well-known as a strategic internal communications professional recognized for making the complex simple and for driving understanding and action through innovative communication strategies, using both traditional and new media.

As DPT’s Interim Executive Director, Kristin is responsible for managing a part-time staff of four professionals and leading volunteers while executing the board’s vision of expanding services, growing its membership base and building its donor and sponsor base.

Kristin invites the community to contact her should they be interested in joining, sponsoring or volunteering with DPT. She can be reached at