VYP Board Member
KRISTINE RINGLER / WEST POINT, NY
Kristine serves as the Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Veteran’s Yoga Project. She is a 200 hour RYT for adults and children and has presented at the Sedona Yoga Festival on the benefits of yoga and meditation. Most recently she led the development of the Women Veterans Fellowship in Public Policy and Leadership for Service Women's Action Network (SWAN). She has worked with the U.S. Army for 13 years and has served as a Civil Affairs soldier with deployments to Iraq and Kosovo. She has also served as a cultural advisor to the Army in Northern Iraq and as a Trainer at Ft. Leavenworth preparing teams for Iraq and Afghanistan. Kristine later went on to be an instructor for USAID/DAI and traveled throughout Afghanistan training Afghans, U.S. and NATO forces on a program management tool. She currently works at West Point as a research consultant for an African Environmental Stability Project in the Geography Department and teaches yoga for the Cadet Yoga Club. Kristine holds a Masters in Public Policy from the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and Bachelors in Mass Communications from North Dakota State University.