Cristina joined NOLS as the Rocky Mountain Fellow in 2015 and became a field instructor in 2016. She currently enjoys supporting students in her position as the Financial Aid Counselor at NOLS World Headquarters.
Prior to NOLS, Cristina coordinated community-building programs and events with the Asian American Journalists Association in San Francisco. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies and has found fulfillment in a variety of vocations, including AmeriCorps VISTA, touring musician, sagebrush surveyor, and ski boat driver. Cristina can be found doing many alliterative activities such as crafting, cooking, climbing, and consuming coffee.