Christine is a native Kentuckian and the daughter of missionary parents who served Eastern Kentucky for more than 40 years. She relocated to North Carolina in 1981 and has come to call the Raleigh area home. After several years in corporate America, including work in diabetes management, Chris began her nonprofit career with a faith-based, rural medical clinic serving the uninsured and under-served. Currently, she continues to serve on the Board of Directors for the same medical clinic and is the Director of Partners in Health and Wholeness for the North Carolina Council of Churches.