Crystal is the co-founder of Seven Directions of Service with her husband. She is a citizen of the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation in Burlington, NC. Crystal is also an expert in her field of Strategic Intelligence, Political Campaigns, and Public Administration. She has conducted training along and around the East Coast on Coordinated Tribal/Community Response for emergency management, through natural, cyber, or man-made disasters. Crystal is an alumnus of the 2020 Fall cohort of the Women’s Earth Alliance (WEA) Accelerator for Grassroots Women Environmental Leaders. Crystal currently consults on political and tribal campaigns, from election to protecting sacred places. Crystal is currently working on her Doctorate at the University of Dayton and dissertation on Social Justice of Missing Murdered Indigenous Women and Gas/Oil Pipelines in frontline communities.