National Office





Sara Watson, Ph.D., National Director

(202) 408-9284

Sara Watson is the National Director for ReadyNation.  Previously, Sara was Executive Vice President for National Partnerships and Director of ReadyNation at America’s Promise Alliance.   From 2001 – 2011, Sara was a senior officer at the Pew Charitable Trusts, where she directed Pew’s national pre-kindergarten campaign, founded ReadyNation and advised three other children’s advocacy campaigns.  She has worked at The Finance Project in Washington, D.C., the Family Policy Council in Olympia, Washington, and the Center for the Study of Social Policy in Washington, D.C. Sara has a bachelor’s degree from Carleton College and master of public policy and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.


Jeffrey Woolston, Associate

(202) 408-9282

Jeffrey Woolston serves as Associate for ReadyNation. His previous experience includes being Operations Manager for ReadyNation at America’s Promise Alliance, working as an administrative associate to the Pew Center on the States, a division of The Pew Charitable Trusts, and was a data entry assistant for the HSC Foundation. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in business economics from Grand Valley State University.

Kalli Krumpos, Membership Associate

(202) 464-5360

Kalli Krumpos joined ReadyNation in December 2012. Ms. Krumpos has experience in non-profit work on education, literacy and international development. She has an interest in conflict and development studies, having spent time in both Uganda and Rwanda. Ms. Krumpos graduated from Georgetown University, where she received her B.A. with honors in psychology and English. 
ReadyNation/America’s Edge operates under the umbrella of Council for a Strong America, a 501 (c)(3) organization.