A rural upbringing drives Kristen Cline’s passion for providing young people the support they need to gracefully handle life’s hurdles and the transition into adulthood.
Her involvement with Alexander Hamilton Scholars began as an attendee of the Hamilton Leaders Gala in 2014. Thereafter, she quickly became a regular volunteer and board member, eventually leading her to the role of managing director. With nearly two decades of experience in diverse roles and various aspects of the real estate and construction industries, Kristen uniquely brings both big and small for-profit business perspectives to AHS.
Beyond her work with Hamilton Scholars, Kristen enjoys running, hiking, watching football, and spending time with close friends and her husband. Their dog, Lucky, often tags along wherever she goes, including the office.
As a former community college English teacher, Amelia Moore is committed to providing equal access to higher education to all young people. Amelia also has a background in nonprofit work focused on youth development, and is proud to be a part of the important work Hamilton Scholars does in closing the opportunity gap. Amelia received her BA in English from the University of California, Berkeley, and her MA in English literature from Mills College.
Serving as program director for Hamilton Scholars aligns with Amelia’s commitment to support future leaders who will generate meaningful change in American society through public service and civic engagement. She loves working with the inspiring young people of Hamilton Scholars and is constantly amazed by the exceptional work ethic and spirit of giving that they all possess.
Amelia lives in West Seattle with her husband and two daughters. She loves camping and hiking with her family, reading, and watching scary movies and sports.