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ACC-OC Staff

ACC-OC Staff

Meet The Association of California Cities - Orange County team. The ACC-OC Staff is dedicated to representing the best interests of Orange County cities on regional public policy issues.

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Kris Murray, Executive Director

Kris Murray currently serves as Executive Director for the Association of California Cities – Orange County. Kris was appointed by the Board of Directors to serve as the association’s executive director in December 2022.


In 2018, Kris founded the consulting firm KLM Strategies, Inc. specializing in consulting services to advance sustainable projects, including energy efficiency, mobility solutions, water resources, and programs that build and maintain resilient communities.

Previously, Kris served for more than seven years as a Senior Vice President for Willdan, an international professional consulting and technical services firm. In this role, she provided corporate leadership to expand the company’s project expertise in the fields of energy efficiency, transportation, water, and municipal consulting services.

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Lauren Kline
Director of Programs & Operations

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Kathryn Morrison

Director of Member Services

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Wendy Strack
Director of Legislative Affairs

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Marlene Barraza
Director of Communications

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