Cristina has worked in the nonprofit sector for the past 25 years. She spent 15 years with 501(c)(3) charitable organizations and 10 years with 501(c)(6) trade associations. A native Floridian, she attended the University of Central Florida, where she earned her master's in Nonprofit Management and bachelor's in Advertising and Public Relations. She is a Certified Association Executive with the American Society of Association Executives.
She recently relocated to Tigard, OR with her husband and fur babies. A tree enthusiast, she loves being outside to hike and just spend quiet time in nature. She is excited to be joining Team PNW-ISA and looks forward to learning more about the amazing trees that inhabit the Pacific Northwest region.
If you are an arborist that is operating a tree services company in Oregon, are you aware of how many licenses you must maintain to plant and remove trees? No, this isn’t a riddle, it’s a serious question that could prevent your company from receiving hefty fines and possible civil penalties. Read more of What You Don’t Know Could Cost You.
Change. It’s inevitable isn’t it? Yet how many of us resist it? While change can be good, it can also be difficult for us to process and accept as it’s riddled with the unknown. As human beings we are creatures of comfort. We like our routines and familiarity and while that’s good, change brings opportunities … read more of The Times They Are A-Changin’.