Chair and Professor at Southwestern Oregon College
A "re-homesteader," Christina Alexander has lived in Oregon most of her life, settling in Coos County in 1974 to family land, where she lives today. An active community and Democratic campaign volunteer and supporter, Christina serves on the Oregon Coast Community Action board and provides training for the Women's Safety and Resource Center. She previously served with both the Pacific Child Center and the Coos Head Cooperative Food Store. Christina notes that Paul Wellstone's statement, "Politics is what we dare to imagine," is her call in seeking public office.
Christina is Chair and Professor at Southwestern Oregon College in sociology, anthropology and especially loves teaching women's studies. She received n MA in Social Sciences from Marylhurst. An early children's advocate, Christina wrote and earned the first Head Start grant for Coos and Curry counties.
Christina cares deeply about the challenges and opportunities confronting rural Oregon and offers leadership in developing innovative solutions.