Christine was born and raised on Long Island in Stony Brook, NY. Her family took brief stops in New Jersey and Michigan before they settled in Virginia. She graduated from James Madison University with a BS in Political Science. After graduation she worked in the Contracts Department for several large corporations in the DC area. She married her husband, Mike, in September of 2000. Prior to joining Herndon UMC in August of 2017, Christine worked as the Director of Children and Youth Ministries at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Herndon. Christine also worked for three years as a teacher’s assistant at Herndon United Methodist Church Preschool, her children attended HUMC Preschool and they also participated in the UPWARD basketball program (her husband was also an UPWARD coach for 4 years). Christine, Mike and their 3 children live in Potomac Falls.