Kristi Pankratz, PARS & Safe Streets
 
Kristi Pankratz has served as the Director of Safe Streets and Prevention Services for Shawnee Regional Prevention and Recovery Services for the past five years. She is an experienced public relations administrator and program director who has served the Topeka community in public service roles for the past 18 years. Ms. Pankratz has a background in public safety, public health, and prevention. She has previously served as spokesperson for the Topeka Police Department and Communications Director for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

She is a Topeka native and graduate of Tabor College and Washburn University.