Chrissie Richards, Board Member
Chrissie Richards has been a resident of Kettering for 18 years. She currently serves as the
Executive Director of Culinary and Nutrition Care, Volunteer, Retail and PBX Services at
Kettering Health where she has held multiple leadership positions since 2004.
Chrissie graduated from Miami University, Oxford with a Bachelor of Arts, focusing on
organizational communications. She later earned her master’s degree in organizational
leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University.
She brings an extensive background in strategic planning along with program and business
development. She champions continuous improvement through innovation and leads
through vision and values. She encourages and facilitates learning by modeling a personal
openness to change and professional and personal growth of self and others.
Chrissie and her husband, Scott, have two children who attend Kettering Fairmont High
School and Van Buren Middle School. She has been a longtime supporter of the Kettering
City School District, most recently serving on the Kettering Forward Foundation Board of
Chrissie shared, “I am extremely excited and feel very honored to have the opportunity to
serve on the Kettering Board of Education. I take great pride in our city and wonderful
school district, and I am thrilled to be serving the Kettering community in this very