Khristie Barker is the Manager at the Rocky Mountain Fisher House. A wife of a retired Air Force Officer, she has experience working as a Protocol Specialist for several USAF MAJCOMs supporting various commands by planning events and high-level multinational visits. As natives of Colorado, the Barker’s moved back home in 2014 after dedicating 23 years to the Air Force, where she started her VA career as the Executive Assistant to the Director. Shortly afterward, Khristie transitioned into Public Affairs as the Community Outreach Coordinator, engaging with community partners throughout our health care system; building professional partnerships that coincide with the VA mission. Khristie earned her undergraduate degree from Colorado State University and master’s degree from Webster State University. In her spare time, she enjoys time with her husband and two sons, whether they are exploring the world, hiking or just throwing it down with a good family game.