Chief Membership and Development Officer
Bay Area Council
Kirsten Vernon is Chief of Membership and Development for the Bay Area Council, responsible for growing membership and maximizing member benefits and engagement opportunities. Vernon comes to the Council from TechNet, a leading national public policy association whose members include many of the world’s top tech companies. Vernon served as TechNet’s vice president of membership since 2005, coordinating public policy and political efforts with members. Prior to that, she was TechNet’s Republican political director. Vernon has a BA in Political Science and French from the University of Vermont.