Krista Machado oversees the foundation’s Kansas Fights Addiction work.
With over six years of experience leading statewide prescription drug and opioid initiatives, she has served as chair and facilitator of the Kansas Prescription Drug and Opioid Advisory Committee and worked with the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and a variety of local and state agencies to develop a strategic plan to address the opioid crisis in Kansas.
Krista previously served as program coordinator for DCCCA in Lawrence, where she developed and managed statewide prescription drug and opioid prevention initiatives.
Krista, who grew up in Gardner, has a Master of Science in Psychology from Grand Canyon State University, Phoenix, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Kansas.
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