Christine Hernandez

Christine Hernandez

Huntington Beach Union High School District Board of Trustees, CA

Christine has spent over a decade as an educator focused on empowering communities through her work at colleges, universities, and nonprofit organizations. With a commitment to community building in education, she has experience cultivating and strengthening relationships between local community organizations and colleges. Christine is a fierce advocate for students and will fight for equity, health, and safety within our schools. She believes in the power of collaboration and cooperation between stakeholders. She is committed to ensuring that not only does the community feel seen but that members of the community impacted by decisions of the board are consulted for input in the decision-making process.

As a champion for education, Christine knows that public schools are an essential part of our community. She is committed to being a catalyst for change within the district, ensuring that community voices are heard as difficult decisions are faced over the coming years. She has demonstrated collaborative leadership in her career, and has built partnerships in the higher education and nonprofit sectors. She is passionate about providing equitable opportunities for students enrolled in secondary education and preparing them for postsecondary education and the workforce.