Chrys holds a Bachelor of General Studies degree from Radford University. Pursuing trainings and certification in conflict resolution, Chrys became a volunteer mediator with the Conflict Resolution Center in 1994. Chrys always wanted to pursue mediation as a career and was thrilled to be hired as a staff mediator at the CRC in July, 2008. The job fulfills her passion of making a difference in the lives of people by helping them reach peaceable, workable solutions to their issues. Chrys has three grown children living in or around Washington, DC. Noah is an attorney, Tamlin (son) is becoming an attorney, and Kindle (daughter) is involved in politics through Vote America.