Kristen O’Keefe is the owner/consultant with Community Matters Consulting. She is a former lawyer with five years practice experience. She also worked as Executive Director of a well established non-profit organization for over five years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, a Masters in Human Ecology, as well as a law degree. Kristen has co-edited legal glossaries, written numerous plain language legal publications, developed curriculum for two law courses taught to court interpreters, coordinated conferences, and presented at numerous conferences. She has also served as a board member on a number of non-profit organizations. Her passion is to work with non-profit boards to better inform and educate those who choose to volunteer their time and efforts to serve a public good.