Kathleen Ryan Skinner is responsible for providing contractual management and support from the project proposal phase to close-out. She directs and oversees the contracts function, ensuring contract terms and conditions align with objectives and reduce exposure for the organization. She has oversight of all compliance requirements and activities across Child Trends. She directs and oversees the bid and proposal process for the organization. In addition, she directs and oversees the office administration functions, including facilities management; negotiation and maintenance of lease agreements; management of space needs and vendors. Kathleen previously served as research development coordinator for Royal Roads University in British Columbia, Canada, and grants administrator for CARE USA in Atlanta.