Kristal Tinkham, Sr. Administrative Assistant for the Office of the Vice President & Director of Athletics, has been a member of the University of Notre Dame staff since 1998.
Tinkham began her career at Notre Dame as the employment coordinator in the athletics business office. She also served as the claims specialist for the student-athletes for several years. Prior to Notre Dame, Tinkham was a human resources administrator for Mittler Supply, Inc.
A native of Niles, Mich., Tinkham received both a bachelor of science degree in personnel and industrial relations and a bachelor of science degree in management administration from Indiana University South Bend. Tinkham is married to Scott Tinkham and has three children.