Chris Ann Kallgren joined The Center Board in 2015. A real estate agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Palm Springs, she services Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, Twenty Nine Palms, and the Palms Springs area. Kallgren believes in advocacy for the LGBT community and animal rescue. She regularly volunteers for multiple organizations to better the lives and understanding of people, youth and animals. Among her accomplishments is co-producing the Joshua Tree Gay Pride Festival, with founder Andy Woods. Recently her work has been recognized in the media and she was recognized as one of the ‘Most Influential Women Of The Valley’ gracing the October 2014 cover of Desert Outlook magazine.