Kirsty Fontaine

Program Manager – Health

Kirsty Fontaine is a Health Program Manager at the National Association of Counties (NACo). In this role, she manages projects that provide education and technical assistance to county officials, working to promote a culture of health in counties across the country. Prior to working at NACo, Kirsty served as a Senior Program Associate at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute in Washington, D.C. and the Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences where she ran the DC Health and Academic Prep Program, a pre-college pipeline program for underserved college-bound D.C. students interested in pursuing health-focused careers.

Kirsty received her Masters in Public Health in 2015 from The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. She received her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences at James Madison University. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist and a former member of the Advocates for Youth Young Women of Color Leadership Council. Her areas of interest include social justice, health and racial equity, reproductive justice and sexual rights and health education.

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Stronger Counties. Stronger America.

About NACo

The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, including nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees. Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials to:

  • Advocate for county government priorities in federal policymaking
  • Promote exemplary county policies and practices
  • Nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks
  • Optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and
  • Enrich the public’s understanding of county government.

Mission

Strengthen America’s counties.

Vision

Healthy, safe and vibrant counties across America.