Arlington County Board Member
Mrs. Cristol is part of a five-member Board at Arlington County where she makes policy decisions for a County of 216,000 residents regarding land use and zoning, transportation, public safety, parks and recreation and other issues. Set real estate, personal property and other tax rates; provide the County Manager with guidance for the budget; and review Manager recommendations and adopt annual budget.
Mrs. Cristol has her own consultant company in Education and Strategic Planning where she offers different services conducting research; recommending policy, positioning and communications options; and write strategic plans
As a Policy Analyst she develops and synthesizes existing research on education policy options and client-driven interest areas; bring to bear background in state and local finance for school funding projects.