Kristina Garner has called Germantown home for more than 19 years. She owns her own media freelance business, Garner Graphics. For the last twenty years running her business that does everything from social media management and videos, to shirts and graphic design, making her known by many Germantown residents. Running many successful local political and marketing campaigns has been her hallmark.
Kristina served the community by serving on PTA boards, receiving the PTA Lifetime Achievement Award, and as board member of the Republican Women of Purpose for the two years where she managed their social media. She served as an adviser in 2019 to the Republican Party of Shelby County Executive Committee and as program chair for the August 2019 Lincoln Day. In June 2019, Kristina formed an entire volunteer organization, Germantown HELPS, to help the flood affected homeowners in Germantown. She received a Senate Resolution for this.
Appointed as Executive Director in February of 2020 by former Chairman Chris Tutor, Kristina led the Lincoln Day Committee to have one of the few in person events in the state during the 2020 COVID-19 restrictions. Appointed again as Executive Director by Chairman Cary E. Vaughn, Kristina left the position February 1, 2022.
She also owned an art studio in Germantown and taught there for four years, which included doing therapy classes for stroke survivors and their caregivers.
When Kristina's three daughters all attended Dogwood Elementary, she served as room parent, grade chairman, yearbook chairman and several other committees. Kristina designed yearbooks for two GMSD schools for over 6 school years. While serving on the Dogwood PTA board, she received the PTA Lifetime Achievement Award. All of this while leading two Girl Scout troops to their Bronze and Silver awards, plus running her media business.