Kris Kaus, MPH, MT, CEM, CHPCP
Emergency Management & Business Continuity Consultant
Kristine Kaus graduated from Mankato State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in BioChemistry and a Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) with an emphasis in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota. She has spent her career working in healthcare and community health organizations.
Kristine has led emergency management and business continuity programs since 2006. Her leadership role as an emergency manager required a strong skill set in emergency operations plan development, ICS, HICS, and NIMS as well as integration of organizational response plans with local, state, and federal response agencies. She has responded to several hospital and local/regional incidents where she has filled roles on the incident command team, regional hospital response team, and the local emergency operations center.
Kristine is currently serving as an Emergency Management and Business Continuity consultant and as an instructor at FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness. She is honored to join the HERO team at the University of Minnesota!