Christie joins Circles Ashland as Program Coordinator after spending a decade in human rights and legislative advocacy for persons with intellectual disabilities. She is a graduate of George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. She serves as Vice President of Hanover County Public School’s Special Education Advisory Committee, cross country coach for the Patrick Henry YMCA, Paralympic running coach, and is a foster parent for Hanover County. Christie and her husband Jacob have four kids and a menagerie of recue animals on their small farm near Ashland.
Secretary of the Board