Christina joined the Junior League in the Spring of 2019 and her current placement is as Arrangements Chair.
She holds an Associates Degree in Nursing from Long Beach City College and a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Nursing from CSULB.
She is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at the High Risk Infant Clinic at Miller Children and Woman’s Hospital. She has been in this position for almost 9 years. Her days at work consist of spending time watching NICU graduates play while examining their development with the awesome PT, OT nurses and social workers for infants 0-3 and their families.
On her days off, she works as a chauffeur to her three kids; age 6, 8, 10. It’s more work than she could’ve imagined, but she is grateful for these blessings in her life.
Her volunteer work outside of the Junior League is with the Newcomb Academy Foundation as a Board Member, the Newcomb Academy PTSA Read-a-Thon and Run Like It’s Recess Committee Member and lastly still in its development, she is a member of the All Children Thrive Steering Committee for the City of Long Beach, a grant funded program.
She grew up in Long Beach and has lived there for almost 44 years. She has never lived anywhere else. She has only left to travel to places around the world or visit family.
She joined the league because she loves supporting women and children. The fact that the Junior League’s mission trains you to find leadership with the goal of empowerment of these wonderful human beings makes her happy!!
Being a member of the Junior League allows her to learn to become a well-rounded, confident person all the while getting a chance to meet amazing women with a common purpose, again makes her a happy person!!
She likes reading, running, spinning, traveling, bar method and socializing with friends.
She is an Usborne Books and More consultant because spreading literacy and finding interactive ways for learning throughout the community is a very important way to help with educational, social emotional, and cognitive, language and fine motor skills development. This is being lost amongst our youth today with computers and video screens taking over.