Christina works as the Vice President of Programs for WCA–managing the policy teams, including Communications, Tribal Nations, Forestry, Puget Sound, and Climate and Fossil Fuel programs. She grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and currently lives in South Seattle (Beacon Hill) with her partner, John, and her two kids, Charlie (12) and Fiona (9). She received her bachelors (English Literature) and master’s degree (Social Service Administration) from the University of Chicago and a law degree from the University of Washington. Christina has worked as a social justice advocate including for survivors of interpersonal violence, people with disabilities, immigration reform, and for the last 12 years on food justice and economic justice for Northwest Harvest as the Director of Public Policy & Advocacy where she developed the organization’s approach to defining and advocating for state and federal legislative priorities, centering the experiences and expertise of people with first person experiences of hunger and systemic racism. Outside of work, Christina loves to cook, bake, camp, and knit.