As the Social Media Coordinator, Christa leads the County of San Mateo's social media initiatives by providing public outreach, communications and civic engagement support to the Board of Supervisors and County of San Mateo departments. Working in the County Manager's Office, Christa writes press releases and oversees County engagement on social media platforms, blogs and discussion boards, developing best practices, identifying new opportunities for civic engagement and measuring the impact of those efforts.
Before joining the County in 2014, Christa spent more than 15 years as a professional journalist in the Bay Area. She has leadership experience in digital and print media, social media and content marketing, working in both traditional newsrooms and start-up settings.
She received a master's degree in cultural resources management from Sonoma State University and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Emerson College in Boston.
Christa lives on the San Mateo County Coast with her husband and their two daughters.
She can be reached at email@example.com.