A 20-year resident of Bucks County, Kris Ballerini raised two daughters in the Pennsbury School District and now she and her husband live in Upper Makefield. She currently serves as a township supervisor and together with the rest of the board of supervisors, oversees a $12 million budget.
With 13 years of financial services experience, the former bank manager has the training and background to serve as Bucks County treasurer. She started as a bank teller and eventually was responsible for daily oversight of $100,000 in cash, managed a staff of 15, and led business development.
Kris has also dedicated herself to serving as a voice for the needy. For 10 years, she spoke up for victims of crime, frequently sexual assault, on behalf of the county’s Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA). She co-wrote, produced and assistant directed a five-part video series on homelessness in Bucks County entitled “The Edge” for Advocates for Homeless and Those in Need (ATHN), a local interfaith non-profit. In addition, in the aftermath of a massive earthquake, the devoted has traveled to Haiti three times with her church to help rebuild a community’s infrastructure, including an education center and water filtration station.
Bucks County needs a responsible, hard-working public servant with the knowledge and expertise to effectively and efficiently manage the county funds.