Krin CollinsKrin Collins 

Director of Community Development

Krin serves currently as Director of Community Development and in a concurrent role as Board Secretary.  She comes from a background in the disability support sector as staff with the New River Valley Disability Resource Center in Southwest Virginia (where she is also on the board), and two years volunteering in Development and as Media Liaison with British national service dog charity, Canine Partners for Independence. Additionally, Krin served two years as Chairperson for the Multiple Sclerosis Society in a role as District Chair.

Beneficial work experience additionally includes legal assistance in various disciplines including Social Security Disability practices over seven years, media work (including production in public radio and management in community radio), and office management spanning 25 years.

Krin has adopted exclusively shelter/rescue animals over many decades. She volunteered in her home state of Arkansas with CARE for Animals, an animal rescue and placement organization. Her current canine pet, Josie, was adopted in 2012 through a partnership with CARE for Animals and the Arkansas’ Paws in Prison organization.

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