Kristina Mullins joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District as the Chief of Staff in August 2013. She also serves as the Program Manager for the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa Rivers basin and the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers basin.
Ms. Mullins began her career in 1993 working with Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest Division in San Diego. There she served as an environmental engineer working with large SUPERFUND remediation sites in southern California and western Arizona. She was selected for a promotion with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District in 1996 and relocated to Germany.
During her tenure, Ms. Mullins managed large military construction projects for the U.S. Army Europe and the U.S. Air Force Europe. She was promoted to program manager while there, serving as the Barracks Restoration Program Manager. This comprehensive rehabilitation program included over 300 project sites with a programmed amount exceeding $900 million.
After leaving Europe, Ms. Mullins briefly served at the Southwestern Division Office before being promoted to the U.S. Central Command’s Liaison Officer. In this position, she provided USACE expertise and resources as part of the theater engineer planning for Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Ms. Mullins returned to Southwestern Division in 2005 and served as the District Support Team Leader for Little Rock District. She eventually was selected as the Assistant Chief of Programs and Projects Management Division for Little Rock.
In 2008, Ms. Mullins began a 13-month deployment with the Afghanistan Engineer District, serving as the Deputy District Engineer for Project Management. While there, the district’s program grew by 300 percent, requiring the stand-up of a second district in Afghanistan and doubling the staff in country.
When she completed her deployment in July 2009, she was selected as the Deputy District Engineer for Program Management for the Sacramento District. As the district’s senior civilian, she proactively oversaw the construction of two USACE designated MEGA-projects with a construction value over $2B.
Ms. Mullins holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Oklahoma State University and is a graduate of the Army Management Staff College. She is also a licensed Project Management Professional.