Her personal mission and work
Christine's philosophy is to leave a place better than when she entered it. She believes that we are all an integral part of the community and have a responsibility to each other. Christine understands the power of finding our voice and, at work, empowers young people to find theirs.
While managing national campus partner programs at the American Association of University Women in Washington, DC, Christine's strength was in building relationships between colleges and local community organizations. She has experience in engaging stakeholders through multiple methods. In building community, Christine consistently advocates for transparency and ongoing feedback collected from all stakeholders.
Christine has advocated on policies at the local, state, and federal level. In 2021, Christine was selected by Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) to provide witness testimony at a California Senate Committee on behalf of the nonprofit for SB 702. She has lobbied for better health care access with both California Senate and Assembly Offices.
At the local level, Christine has experience working with school board members and administrators as a PTA President.
As a school board member, Christine will use her policy and advocacy skills to improve the Huntington Beach Union High School District.
HBUhSD Board of Trustees
Huntington Beach Union High School District's Board (HBUHSD) of Trustees is a five-member board responsible for leadership and oversight of its member schools. This district covers parts of Westminster, Midway City, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, and Huntington Beach.