Kristina Gonzalez is Associate Director of Connectional Ministries for the Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church. She works in leadership development for an inclusive church, and coordinates ethnic and multicultural ministry development. Kristina trains in cultural competency in the United Methodist connection and ecumenically. She has served on the faculty of the New District Superintendent/Directors of Connectional Ministries Orientation for seven years. Krisitna is a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory and works with the Kaleidoscope Institute for leadership in a diverse and changing world. She served on the Connectional Table, the denominational visioning body, and has served on boards of directors of community leadership, ecumenical and arts organizations. She has served in her present position for over 10 years.