FutureHeights Names Kristine Pagsuyoin New Executive Director
Friday, February 3, 2023
Dear FutureHeights Community,
After an extensive search process, we are pleased to announce the FutureHeights Board has named Kristine Pagsuyoin the new Executive Director of FutureHeights. Kristine’s leadership and housing background, combined with a passion for community engagement and community building, will further advance the mission of FutureHeights. Kristine brings a breadth of experience that prepares her well for leadership of FutureHeights. Her prior experience at the Village of Newburgh Heights reflects her strength as a collaborative leader to create a strong team that was able to solve problems for their constituents and work strategically to strengthen the organization. Kristine is known for engaging residents, businesses, organizations, and public officials in advancing a shared goal of social justice and economic vibrancy for the community.
Assuming the role February 6, 2023, Kristine will manage all day-to-day operations for FutureHeights, leading staff and programming, as well as marketing and fundraising efforts.
Prior to joining FutureHeights, Kristine recently served as the Housing and Building Commissioner for the Village of Newburgh Heights. Kristine is an organizational development, public administration, community engagement, and education professional with diverse expertise in leadership roles within multi-faceted local government, civic and non-profit organizations. She is skilled at conducting community outreach, base building, training, education, and leadership development with an excellent record of working alongside civic leaders and elected officials to facilitate public initiatives. Kristine obtained her Master of Education from DePaul University in Chicago and her undergraduate degree in Communication from the University of Akron.
Kristine has lived in Lakewood for over 20 years with her husband and two children. She is passionate about public service, especially as it relates to access to affordable housing and preservation, and community development and engagement, as she believes local organizations can have the greatest impact on the day-to-day lives of people and can be utilized effectively to improve a community and quality of life. Kristine is a lover of books, flea markets, the arts, hiking, travel, and of course, her 4-year old dog, Finn.
Board Chair, FutureHeights
Contact Kristine at email@example.com.