Washington , DC
Chris is CPWR’s Executive Director and leads its construction research, training, and service programs funded by federal agreements, grants, and contracts. She manages relationships with CPWR’s external partners in the government, Building Trades Unions, non-construction unions, and the larger construction safety and health community. She leads CPWR staff in finding synergies among departments in order to capitalize on programs funded by different federal grants. She also serves as the director of safety and health for North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), the umbrella organization also known as the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO. NABTU is comprised of 14 national and international unions collectively representing over three million construction workers. She has been working in construction safety and health on for over 20 years.