Community

“Chaired by Kristy Ozmun, our 2008 Heritage Homes Tour proved to be among the most popular of our tours, with over 1000 visitors. Kristy and the entire KOPR team provided fresh ideas, collaborative leadership and precise implementation of the tour. Kristy’s personalized service and invaluable community contacts were essential in making the tour a success. We couldn’t have done it without them!”
-Jacqui Schraad Executive Director, Heritage Society of Austin

Involvement in the community is an integral part of the guiding philosophy of Kristy Ozmun Public Relations. All of our team members are actively involved in a variety of organizations, some reflecting personal interests and goals, while others reflect an opportunity to provide professional expertise in a critical service to the community.

We urge all of our clients to consider a board position or other community participation. It’s an excellent way to meet and get to know dynamic leaders in the community. And it is a terrific way to illustrate your organization’s commitment to the community.

Some of the community organizations in which Kristy has participated are:

Heritage Society of Austin

Kristy Ozmun has served on the Heritage Society of Austin Board of Directors since 2007. She served as chair of the 16th annual Heritage Homes Tour in 2008. Ozmun’s planning and leadership helped make the Homes Tour the most successful yet, with over 1000 visitors. Her dedication and guidance to the Heritage Society continue to help effectively promote efforts to preserve historic Austin.

United Way of the Capital Area

Ozmun has served on the United Way Resource Advisory Council since 2006 and joined the organization as a board member in January of 2008. As a member of the Resource Advisory Council, Ozmun helps educate and provide guidance to business leaders who are interested in launching workplace giving programs and campaigns.

The Fund for Child Care Excellence

“The Fund for Child Care Excellence enjoys a tremendous breadth of talent and expertise on its Board. Kristy Ozmun, as a five year board member, has brought her in-depth background as a senior public relations expert to help guide our organization since its beginnings.” — Maureen Britton, Executive Director

“It’s been enormously rewarding for me to participate as a board member and ‘message coach’ for the Fund. During my five year tenure on the board, we’ve grown to an organization with a $2 million annual budget and with numerous ambitious initiatives underway.”– Kristy Ozmun

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce- Communications Council

“Serving on a committee for the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce is a great way to help lend expertise to improve our community. After serving on the Public Affairs Committee for a number of years, I’ve recently joined the Communications Council, where I interact with other public relations and marketing professionals from the Austin business community.”– Kristy Ozmun

Other organizations in which Kristy has been involved are:

The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness
For the Children–Annual School Supply Donation Drive
Junior League of Austin–Community Advisory Board
Austin Symphony–Board of Directors
Austin Lyric Opera–Corporate Advisory Board
Texas Court Appointed Special Advocates–Corporate Advisory Board
Texas Retailers Association–Food Council
Sierra Club
Audubon Society
Austin Rape Crisis Center–Board Member