Officers and Staff

Hingham CARES Officers and Staff

Kristen Arute

President and Program Director

Kristen grew up in Norwell and has lived in Hingham for 30 years.  She raised her two children here, both of whom went through the Hingham school system.  Kristen graduated from Wheelock College and has a background in education, marketing and small business management.

Libby Claypoole

Clerk and Business Official

Libby is a lifelong resident of Hingham.  She is a Financial Planner and Consultant with over 30 years of finance and business systems experience.  Libby was formerly CFO and VP of Business Systems for two public companies and is a Certified Public Accountant with a BA in Economics and Accounting from the College of the Holy Cross.  Libby also holds a Certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University.

Karina Mischik

Project Coordinator

Karina grew up in Hingham and is a graduate of Hingham High School. She is currently a senior at Elon University.