Ms. Kristine Simmons

Vice President, Government Affairs, Partnership for Public Service

Kristine Simmons is the Vice President for Government Affairs at the Partnership for Public Service, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to making the federal government more effective for the America people. As the head of the Government Affairs team, Kristine leads the Partnership’s education, advocacy and policy work on Capitol Hill and serves as a member of the Partnership’s senior leadership team and the Center for Presidential Transition. Prior to joining the Partnership, Kristine served as a Special Assistant for Domestic Policy to President George W. Bush and advised the President and White House senior staff on issues pertaining to the federal workforce, government reform and management, federalism, the postal service, arts and humanities, Native Americans and the District of Columbia. Prior to her time with the Bush administration, Kristine was the staff director of the U.S. Senate Governmental Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring and the District of Columbia. In that capacity, Kristine served as chairman Sen. George Voinovich's primary advisor on government management, government organization, intergovernmental relations and electronic commerce, and managed the Subcommittee's agenda with respect to human capital. Kristine has also worked as a professional staff member for the U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs and the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Kristine earned a degree in professional and technical communication from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. She and her family reside in Great Falls, Virginia.


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