Kristin Flores is a public servant committed to improving the lives of San Antonio's citizens. She is currently a Senior Housing Policy Coordinator at the City's Neighborhood and Housing Services Department working to implement affordable housing strategies through Housing Tax Credits, Neighborhood Empowerment Zones, removing barriers to affordable housing development with Unified Development Code amendments, and Opportunity Zones. In addition, she is partnering to lead two high profile citywide data collaborative projects to help the City make data-informed policy decisions. Prior to this role, Kristin worked with the Department of Human Services where she conducted the Consolidated Funding Process and launched a department-wide data initiative through Project METRIC. Kristin was also one of two participants selected for the City of San Antonio's nationally recognized Management Fellowship consisting of three rotations: the Office of Management and Budget, the City Manager's Office, and an operating department. She also worked on Zoning, Planning, and Board of Adjustment cases with the Development Services Department and helped kick off SA Tomorrow in the Planning & Community Development Department.
A native Texan, Kristin was raised in Amarillo. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from John Brown University and a Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Texas-San Antonio. She is accredited with the Congress of New Urbanism and is an AmeriCorps Alum. Kristin seeks to use her career combating generational poverty and disrupting traditional systems of oppression. She looks forward to continuing her commitment to service throughout San Antonio. In her free time, Kristin loves to read and is always on the hunt for new restaurants.