Kristi Patton


Kristi Patton


605-665-2518 ext 21


2908 Lakeview Drive, Yankton, SD, USA

Organization / Affiliation

Ability Building Services


Bob Satler


Kristi is a Quality Assurance Coordinator for Ability Building Services in Yankton, South Dakota with over 20 years experience working with people with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities (I/DD).  She has worked at multiple levels of the organization including Direct Support Professional, Direct Support Professional Supervisor, and Quality Assurance Coordinator.  She is one of the founding members of the South Dakota Learning Community for Person Centered Practices and plays a key role in the South Dakota Gathering for Person Centered Practices.  She provides Person Centered Thinking Training, Positive and Productive Meetings Training, Person Centered Coaches Training, and supports a Self-Advocate Trainer to provide People Planning Together training across the state of South Dakota; as well as being a Charting the LifeCourse Ambassador. Kristi is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of others.

Focus Areas

Aging / Older Persons / End of Life, Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health / Behavioral Health

Trainer Certifications

TRAINER: People Planning Together, TRAINER: Person Centered Thinking