Kristin Williams

Kristin Williams

Peer Support Program Manager
Brief info

Kristin Williams is the Peer Support Program Manager at SAIL. Kristin is a part of the Peer Support Team which provides information, support, independent living skill building and advocacy to individuals with disabilities. In addition, she is responsible for relationship building within the Five Tribal Communities across the U.P. Through this collaboration, SAIL is able to provide services and support to more Native Americans with disabilities. She has history of working in both healthcare and nonprofit. She has experience in program coordination, workshop planning, community outreach and collaboration.

She is a Marquette native and a graduate of NMU’s Nursing Program. Kristin and her husband have three children. She enjoys running, traveling, and camping.

 

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Testimonials

A Few Kind Words

"Disability Network has allowed me to share ways to deal with social issues, given me new ideas about technology and other accommodations, helped me to share and release stress, and increased my self esteem."

Geri Taeckens

"As an intern at SAIL, I have been able to direct many people toward programs or organizations that may help people live more independently. Every time a goal is accomplished, the feeling of success is totally noticeable. Even with one client at a time, the community is noticing that this organization cares about our clients and the communities in which they serve."

Jennifer Webber

"I want to improve acceptance, community integration and employment opportunities for people in my community who have disabilities. They are individuals with strengths and challenges just like everyone else."

Kris Keranen