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.
The letter below was emailed and mailed to government officials in PNW-ISA’s region. (Tigard, OR, Monday, March 23, 2020) The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (PNW-ISA) is a nonprofit organization representing over 2,000 arborists and tree care companies in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia, Canada. Due to the COVID-19 … read more of PNW-ISA asks governments to consider public safety tree care “essential”.
(Tigard, OR, Monday, March 16, 2020) PNW-ISA is postponing its March and April education programs to limit in-person contact. We are taking every precaution necessary to ensure our members remain healthy and safe. We have been in communication with instructors and facilities to determine rescheduling dates and will announce these dates as soon as they … read more of PNW-ISA Postpones Spring Education Workshops.
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’.