Kris Cunningham has served as the Chief Deputy in Washington County Court Administration since 2015. Prior to that she served as Administrative Services Manager and Administrative Hearing Officer Supervisor in Washington County, and also as a Court Operations Supervisor in Chisago County. She has worked for the branch for 23 years. Kris has served on the education committee for several years where she has taken the lead on many activities. She has served on various judicial branch statewide committees including weighted caseload and document security. She is a Fellow of the Institute for Court Management.