Christine serves as the Associate Director for Student Life at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California. She has worked in Residence Life, Housing, Student Conduct, and Intramural sports in various roles over the past thirteen years. Christine received her B.S. from Winthrop University, her M. Ed. from North Georgia College & State University, and her MBA from California Lutheran University. Christine is currently the advisor of the Gay-Straight Alliance at CLU and an active member of Western Association for College and University Housing Officers (WACUHO). The Fall 2012 voyage will be her first and she is really looking forward to the rich shipboard community of faculty, staff and students. Christine has a true passion for working with students and enjoys the mentoring relationships she develops with them. She enjoys long distance running and family beach days when at home in Southern California. Christine will be traveling with her partner Jen and their three children, Ellie, Owen, and Grace.