Kristen Wyman manages two youth programs for the Island Alliance, the legislated non-profit partner of the Boston Harbor Islands national park area. During the school year, Kristen is Director of an after school internship program for Boston teens, known as B.E.A.N. (Boston's Environmental Ambassadors to the National Park Service). During the summer, Kristen manages the Park's Junior Ranger program, providing students with summer employment opportunities in the world of parks. Ms. Wyman serves on the Board for the Volunteers and Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands, a non-profit environmental and educational organization. She is also involved with the affairs of her tribe, the Natick Nipmuc of Natick, Massachusetts, researching and developing initiatives to reconcile the common misperceptions related to Indian history and identity.