Meet Kristen Huyck, Ed.D.

A San Diego native with a passion for California Community Colleges, Kristen Huyck brings her professional experience as a public affairs practitioner and career dedicated to education to the team.

In 2017, Huyck accepted the position as the Director of Public and Governmental Relations, Marketing and Communications position at MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California. Here I get to live my passion for supporting community colleges. Prior, she was the Community Relations Manager at Riverside Unified School District (RUSD). RUSD is the 15th largest school district in the state, home to 42k students and over 50 schools.

Huyck has also served as a staffer for Riverside County's newly elected Supervisor, Kevin Jeffries (District 1). Before being a staffer, she consulted and managed 85+ political campaigns ranging from Assembly races, City Council, Water Board and School District. Being a public affairs consultant, she was able to gain a broad understanding of our government.

She is also teacher political science part-time and serves of dissertations committees for thos who are receiving their doctoral in public policy.