Kristen Eaton

Associate Director of Marketing & Community Relations

Department: Engagement
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Prior to joining Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Kristen has always held positions in development and event planning. Most recently, she worked in the development office at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, where she planned fundraising events and worked with donors, sponsors, and volunteers. Kristen has a BA in Communications and Public Relations from The University of Maine, Orono. She grew up in Ellsworth and has a deep love for the coast! Kristen lives in Topsham with her family.

Kristen has been with MCHT since 2012.

On land conservation: “I’m a Maine girl! I grew up in Ellsworth, close to Acadia National Park, and spent most of childhood on Deer Isle with my family. I know how spectacular this coast is and am grateful to be able to call it home. I enjoy playing outside with my family and friends every chance I get and love that my work helps ensure everyone can do the same.”

On the job: Kristen is the Associate Director of Marketing & Community Relations. She strongly believes in conserving our coast, and keeping it open to all. She fosters meaningful engagement between the organization and donors and showcases the work they make possible, as well as introducing new audiences to the work we do along the Maine coast.

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