Proudly Endorsed by
District Educators Association
Huntington Beach Union High School District Educators Association (DEA) is a union of professionals representing more than 700 teachers and specialists in the cities of Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, and Westminster, California working in comprehensive high schools, continuation and alternative education high schools, and adult school.
California retired teachers association
Orange County Labor Federation
community action fund (CAF) of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties
Democratic Party of orange county
national women's political caucus of orange county
Education Organizers for Racial Equity (EORE)
Orange County Young Democrats
Run for Something
Latinas Lead CA
Katie Porter, Congresswoman
"I am proud to endorse Christine Hernandez for the Huntington Beach Union High School District Board of Trustees. Christine has a proven track record of public service and leadership in her community. As an educator, non-profit leader, and active community member, Christine has the experience, passion, and drive to improve education for all students and families in the Huntington Beach Union High School District."
Dave Min, CA State Senator
Katrina Foley, Orange County SUpervisor
Glenn Grandis, Fountain Valley City Council
Oscar Rodriguez, Huntington Beach City Planning Commission
Tina Gustin-Gurney, Westminster School board
zeke hernandez, Rancho Santiago Community College District
kathleen treseder, climate activist and community leader
claudia Steinmetz, parent leader
Past & Current Students:
As a long-time educator, Christine has advised, supported, taught, and mentored countless students.
"I had the opportunity to have Christine lead me through my own journey as a leader during my college experience. She makes a point to ensure that everyone feels seen and listened to. Her commitment to serving her community is undeniable and she naturally creates a culture of care. She’s a leader who has and will continue." - Anica FJ
"Christine has always shown to lead with care. During my leadership positions I knew I could always go to Christine for resources, advice, and support. She models a leader who is mindful, impactful, and resilient. I believe Christine will positively transform the HBUHSD Board of Trustees with her vision, compassion, and commitment to student success." - Alyssa A.
"Christine is an exceptional leader. She is kind, thoughtful, detail-oriented, and a positive individual to be around. Christine is well informed on current matters and is an advocate for marginalized communities, making sure to keep the students' best interest in mind at all times. She also has substantial experience working in high-stress situations which makes her a perfect candidate for the HBUHSD Board of Trustees."-Alex M.
"Christine leads by example. Christine is attentive to the needs of others and ensures she is able to demonstrate self-efficacy, positive effects, and ability to consider multiple perspectives. She is clear about her own values and philosophy as a leader. She expresses effective collaboration, equity, health and safety, and community empowerment. She is committed to innovate, grow, improve, and transform the community."-Giselle S.
"Christine helped me to develop my own leadership potential and learn how to work with others towards a common goal. Her dedication to her role as an advocate for students has always been an inspiration to me."
"Christine's leadership is impactful and transformational. She believes in everyone that she helps and advises. She challenges and holds those around her accountable so that they can reach their full potential and be amazing leaders as well."-Helen U.
"I believe Christine would make a great candidate for the HBUHSD Board of Trustees because of her passion and commitment to the betterment of students overall. She goes above and beyond in seeing that her students are receiving quality and fair treatment and education."
"She is a leader who helps everyone find and believe in the leader in themselves."